Ken Loach: blame 'fake left' politicians like Miliband and Blair for gig economy

Director rails against ‘caring capitalism’ after his new film Sorry We Missed You premieres to acclaim at Cannes

Ken Loach has criticised “fake left politicians” such as Ed Miliband and Tony Blair, whose brand of “caring capitalism” he says has resulted in rising job insecurity.

Speaking at the Cannes film festival, where his new film, Sorry We Missed You, premiered on Thursday, the veteran film-maker said support for the free market from centre-left figures had resulted in the rise of the gig economy and a working class that is “weak and can be turned on and off like a tap”.

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Source: theguardian
Ken Loach: blame 'fake left' politicians like Miliband and Blair for gig economy