It is capitalising on voters who weren’t born in the era of state monopolies having no idea how much worse these companies were under Corbyn’s dinosaur model.
The Neoliberal Manifesto, a joint project between the Adam Smith Institute and 1828, champions an approach based on freedom, markets and choice.
The only sustainable route to reducing carbon emissions will come precisely from the sorts of innovation that drive the “fairytales” that she bemoans.
The Prime Minister prefers technological progress, “the Promethean power of the human race to solve problems”, to the left’s restrictive, top-down answers.
The UK is very well-placed to make the most of a technological boom age – except for one great and persisting tech weakness: a shortage of trained people.
Many of the most technically-gifted would run a mile from the strictures of military discipline. Greater agility in procurement could also give us an edge.
Governments are more likely to help create conditions for it by seeking economic growth, rather than well-being.
We need to give innovators space to succeed (and fail), citizens more power online and off, and keep our country competitive.
The battlegrounds of the next election, as well as the wider economy, are being shaped by new technology.