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Prospect’s ‘Expert’ Opinions on Corbyn

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An “expert panel” at Prospect, meanwhile, composed of people with little sympathy for Corbyn, tried their best to discredit the leadership candidate. His “robust rebuttal of George Osborne’s economic strategy”, for example, was…

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The Media Attacks Corbyn’s Opposition to Conflict Escalation

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On August 20, Ben Myring spoke at Politics.co.uk about Corbyn’s foreign policy being “genuinely radical” (in contrast to his economic policies, which were said to be only “moderately left-wing” or even “centrist”). Leaving…

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Even The Liberal Media Attacks Corbyn

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On July 22, The Guardian’s Anne Perkins condescendingly asked Corbyn supporters to “do a little research” and “think what kind of country you want for you and your children”. With this implicit suggestion…

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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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Corbyn’s Policy Documents

I do not claim that the whole political establishment and economic status quo would change under Jeremy Corbyn, but I do agree completely that he is the best chance we have (under the current electoral system) of moving towards a … Continue reading

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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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Corbyn’s Summer Shake-Up (Part One)

The last few weeks have arguably been the most interesting that the Labour Party (and British politics in general) has seen for at least a couple of decades.[1] And, although the profound change which British workers need may still seem … Continue reading

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