Edward Mundy: Oxford City Council Candidate Profile

Hello, I am Edward Mundy. I am running for Labour in the Holywell ward for the City Council Elections in May 2021 along with Imogen Thomas. I first moved to Oxford over ten years ago and before this it was my father’s hometown whilst I was growing up. Over this time, like other residents IContinue reading “Edward Mundy: Oxford City Council Candidate Profile”

Alex Hollingsworth: Oxford City Council Candidate Profile

I joined the Labour Party in the aftermath of the 1987 General Election, just as I started as an undergraduate student at the LSE. What drove me then, and still drives me today, are three things. First, that societies based on equality for all are better than those that are not, and that the pursuitContinue reading “Alex Hollingsworth: Oxford City Council Candidate Profile”

Imogen Thomas: Oxford City Council Candidate Profile

Hi! I’m Imogen, the Labour City Council candidate for Holywell ward. I’ve studied, lived and worked in Oxford for several years and I’ve been a Labour activist throughout. I graduated from my Master’s at Somerville College last year and now I work for the University at the Weston Library. I’ve been organising in local politicsContinue reading “Imogen Thomas: Oxford City Council Candidate Profile”

Why Fatima’s next job should be in the arts, for all our sakes

Toni Ledda The average person now changes career 5-7 times in their life. For Fatima, the ballet dancer, who will have probably trained for over a decade, for an average of 6 to 7 hours a day, her next career change could be just around the corner, in cyber! How exciting!  It is very unsurprisingContinue reading “Why Fatima’s next job should be in the arts, for all our sakes”

What Labour can learn from Jacinda Ardern

Daniel Harrison For the UK Labour Party Jacinda Ardern’s success is instructive. Beneath the ease and empathy, a hard-nosed political strategist lurks. Ardern may be younger and less serious than Starmer, but the challenges she overcame bear a striking resemblance to the obstacles facing Keir Starmer. Ardern did not lead her party to their best result since 1946 just because of her charm or even her highly effective leadership during the pandemic. Both were critical, but look harder.Continue reading “What Labour can learn from Jacinda Ardern”