What Does Keir Starmer Actually Believe? Aaron Bastani Meets Oliver Eagleton

The election of Keir Starmer as leader of the Labour Party was met with euphoria across the mainstream media. But despite winning the leadership with a huge majority, Starmer had only been involved in politics for five years – having previously worked as a barrister, a pro bono lawyer and director of public prosecutions – and little was known about his political views.

So who is Starmer? A managerial Machiavelli? A moral crusader? Or just an opportunist with a tidy haircut? Aaron Bastani speaks to journalist Oliver Eagleton, author of The Starmer Project: A Journey to the Right, to find out.

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