James Bloodworth is the Editor of Left Foot Forward, Britain’s most popular centre-left political blog. He’s a contributing editor for Progress and writes regularly for the Independent, the New Statesman and the Guardian. He tweets at @J_Bloodworth


Political correctness and left-wing myopia helped protect Britain’s first democratically-elected Muslim mayor from corruption charges for years. Eventually justice caught up with him.

None So Blind

From Neville Chamberlain to the pages of today’s ‘Guardian,’ many members of the British elite, left and right, have proved themselves suckers for totalitarianism.