Corbyn’s Summer Shake-Up (Part 2)

Broke, Bright and British

The Inevitable Reactionary Response

1) The Political Establishment

A peace-time battle has raged in the last few weeks between two political forces – one small, self-interested, and wealthy, and the other large, humble, and yearning for justice. For too long, New Labour had sided with the former more often than the latter, leaving the latter to bypass the party which had traditionally been considered their conduit for change.[1] By some stroke of luck, however, a peace warrior who had long defended the interests of the latter managed to make it onto the shortlist for the Labour leadership contest. But the story was never going to end there. The former was always going to use its immense power and influence to undermine this leadership candidate, and the latter would inevitably need to organise more than ever before in order to ensure its voice would be heard.

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About Ed Sykes

Independent journalist. Co-founder of Phoenix Media Co-operative. Author of Rojava: An Alternative. Ex-Canary editor and writer (2015-2020). Aka 'Oso Sabio' - see @ososabiouk on Twitter.
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