This article is a response to Paul Mason's recent essay 'Labour must become the party of people who want to change the world, not just Britain', in which he argues that there can no longer be any privileged position for organised labour as an agent of socialist change.
'Networked individuals' have replaced the industrial working class as the key agent for overhauling capitalism in the digital age. To win power, Labour must represent their values, culture, aspirations and political priorities.
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