Labour: the resistance to the commodification of human beings

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Maurice Glasman in the the Observer argues:

Labour politics is rooted in the democratic resistance to the commodification of human beings.

The organised workers who resisted their dispossession and exploitation called their party Labour to remind us of that.

He is right.

This is what we should be fighting. And what we've forgotten.

But Blue Labour needs an economic core as well.

That's when it really becomes credible.