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Desperation & Defamation: The Corporate Media’s Assault on Corbyn

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On August 8, the Telegraph sought to scare Labour voters by proclaiming that “Labour’s biggest individual donors” would “stop giving money” to the party if Corbyn were to become leader. Referring to him…

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The Last-Ditch Attacks of the Non-Corbyn Candidates

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On September 1, Andy Burnham urged Labour voters not to “give up on wanting big changes” but also not to “give up on winning the 2020 general election either” (suggesting implicitly that the…

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The Labour Purge

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As soon as the ballot papers began to arrive, it became clear that the Labour establishment was keen to reduce the number of people voting for Corbyn. On August 21, former Labour MP…

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The Israel Lobby’s Attacks on Corbyn

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David Cronin at Electronic Intifada spoke on August 5 about how the “amoral” Israel lobby within the Labour Party (Labour Friends of Israel (LFI)) has undertaken analysis that is both “deceitful and dangerous”.…

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Labour’s Attempts to Move Further Right

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After the general elections, former Labour policy chief Jon Cruddas sought to understand why the party had failed to win. And, by dividing the electorate into three main groups, he concluded that Labour…

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Gordon Brown’s Accidental Endorsement of Corbyn

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Gordon Brown, meanwhile, had also made an attempt to influence the contest, claiming in a “50 minute speech at London’s South Bank centre” that there was “one thing worse than having broken hearts”…

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Labour’s Calls to “End the Madness!”

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On August 4, Alan Johnson spoke about how Labour Party founder Keir Hardie had forged a movement “rooted in the decency and moderation of working-class communities” (as if Corbyn was not continuing in…

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Labour’s Non-Existent ‘Infiltrators’

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In what could be seen more as mockery than support, the Daily Telegraph (which had supported the Conservative Party “at every general election since 1945”) urged its readers to join Labour to vote…

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The Anti-Corbyn Coup Plotters

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With Corbyn creating such optimism on the Left, there were always going to be attempts from above to discredit and demonise his candidacy. In fact, when it became clear how popular he and…

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The Independent’s 16 Reasons Why Corbyn Can Win

“Thirty-five economists have backed his policies as “sensible”” “The majority of people agree with his policy of renationalising the railways” He’s a “staunch believer in democracy” [Blairites] “don’t want him to be leader” “He’s admirable” He’s “against personal attacks” “His … Continue reading

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