Anyone under 35 would have been barely post-pubescent at the time the Soviet Union collapsed. They have grown up in a world where, basically, there is only one way of doing things.
Anyone under 45 would have trouble remembering the Bullock Report - that unimaginably British phenomenon, a Royal Commission on Industrial Democracy.
No-one under 50 can remember when living in a Council house was seen as a slight mark of social superiority.
This blog is going to an act of remembering, and wondering about the future by a middle aged, ex-working class, long ago political activist of the Left.