The shame in naming streets

Guardian News Blog

As a young Militant in the 1980s I was always proud that I lived near streets named after Keir Hardie and Ellen Wilkinson in Felling, Gateshead and even better ‘Lenin Terrace’ in Chopwell. I very much doubt we’ll ever have to live in a Tony Blair Court or Gordon Brown Avenue. Labour leaders were working class heroes in the past.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s