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Corbyn’s Victory – The First, Hopeful Step

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Positive Reactions In spite of the media’s best attempts, and in spite of the political deceit seeking to derail his immensely popular campaign, Jeremy Corbyn has been elected with a “huge mandate”, dwarfing…

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Corbyn: The Campaign Story

Over the campaign, I first looked at Corbyn’s policies and the leadership race in general (1). Then, I analysed the political attacks that were made against him (2). After this, I talked about the media attacks (3). And finally, I … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s Summer Shake-Up (Part 4)

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The Unstoppable Shift towards Progressive Politics Part 1 – A Political Defence of Corbyn Following on from my outlining of Jeremy Corbyn’s policies and my summary of the media and political attacks directed…

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Support for Corbyn from Unions

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Unison and Unite With the change in Labour’s electoral system, the unions originally looked set to lose a significant amount of influence in the party. Under the old system, for example, “trade union…

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Support for Corbyn from Labour Politicians

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Ken Livingstone Believes in the Credible, Coherent, and Inspirational Corbyn There were some prominent Labour politicians who stood up for Corbyn, including former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, who insisted in late July…

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Corbyn’s Self-Defence

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The Four Big Misconceptions Although he could occasionally have done with responding more quickly, Jeremy Corbyn defended himself at a number of different points. On August 7, for example, he sought to correct…

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Support for Corbyn from Economists

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Alan Shipman Open University economics lecturer Alan Shipman spoke on July 24 about how Jeremy Corbyn’s proposed economic policies (or ‘Corbynomics’) were “a blend of economic reason and political fantasy”. In fact, Shipman…

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Corbyn’s Summer Shake-Up (Part 3)

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The Inevitable Reactionary Response from… 2) …the Media Establishment The attacks on Corbyn did not only come from the political establishment, however. In a land of millionaire media barons, the leadership frontrunner was…

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Corbyn’s Summer Shake-Up (Part 2)

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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,…

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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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