A spike! From today’s Guardian letters
Your interview with Ed Miliband reveals how far Labour has drifted from its origins. Talking about restoring “responsible capitalism” is surely a contradiction in terms. Why not responsible socialism? Reduce the power of the banks, develop manufacturing, take back the energy supplies, renationalise the railways, which is what most people want. In other words, reclaim socialism, even perhaps under another name if the chattering classes take fright at being seen as “red”.