"Red Ken" defies Blair to run for London mayor

Nathan Newman nathan.newman at yale.edu
Tue Mar 7 20:06:06 PST 2000

>On Behalf Of C. G. Estabrook
> How "red" Ken is (and maybe even how expert he was at running the GLC) may
> be open to some question: e.g., unlike some on the Labour left such as
> Tony Benn, he supported the US/NATO war on Yugoslavia.
> --C. G. Estabrook

Yes, and he very publicly campaigned against the West's deliberate lack of intervention back in the early 90s. Livingstone was one of the consistent advocates for human rights in the region from early on.

-- Nathan Newman

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