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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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Bishop Samuel Ruiz on Injustice, Political Consciousness & the Zapatista Uprising

Speaking in 2004 about the Zapatistas, Bishop Samuel Ruiz echoed what Raúl Vera said in the article https://ososabiouk.wordpress.com/2014/02/27/bishop-vera-on-the-ezln-their-proposal-is-peace/ about the injustices perpetuated by the Mexican government and the role of progressive Catholics in encouraging a greater political consciousness among indigenous communities. … Continue reading

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