Jeremy Corbyn

17.08.2017

Venezuela’s struggle is also ours

Venezuela’s struggle is also ours

By JEREMY FOX 15 August 2017 for openDemocracyUK Where, exactly, is the pressure on British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to condemn the Venezuelan government coming from? “… the newspaper that started to tell the truth now exists to prevent the truth being told.” (G.K. Chesterton: Orthodoxy, 1908) Hard to… »

02.07.2017

The UK marches against austerity

The UK marches against austerity

Thousands marched yesterday in London to oppose the ongoing austerity in the UK which has left health services, education, police, fire services, welfare and housing in a state of crisis. Addressing the crowd Jeremy Corbyn said: “I say to any public sector workers in Northern Ireland or anywhere else –… »

25.06.2017

‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity

‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used his spot on the Glastonbury festival’s main Pyramid Stage to hit out at “elites” that doubted his party’s election campaign, and reminded supporters of their power to affect change in the UK. Fresh from an election in which Labour unexpectedly gained seats, Corbyn addressed thousands… »

24.06.2017

Trump(lack of)care. Red alert for the UK Health System

Trump(lack of)care. Red alert for the UK Health System

If anybody had any doubts about the need to refund, reinstate, protect and develop the UK Health Service the process taking place across the Atlantic is providing us with all the reasons. US Senator Elizabeth Warren explains after reading the Trumpcare Bill: ‘This Is Blood Money’. “Senator has read Republican’s… »

15.06.2017

Corbyn’s tax policy has weakened the Tories: a focus on corporate dominance could leave them floundering

Corbyn’s tax policy has weakened the Tories: a focus on corporate dominance could leave them floundering

Terry Hathaway 15 June 2017 for openDemocracy Corbyn’s appropriation of traditionally neoliberal promises on tax has exposed contradictions in Tory economic policy. Here’s how he could further shed light on an economic system that is not delivering for the many. One of the best… »

13.06.2017

The election’s biggest losers? Not the Tories but the media, who missed the story

The election’s biggest losers? Not the Tories but the media, who missed the story

By George Monbiot for The Guardian Trapped in their hall of mirrors the broadcasters and press wrote off Jeremy Corbyn. They have to change and reflect the world they report on. The election was a crushing defeat – but not for either of the major parties. The faction… »

11.06.2017

Sanders: Corbyn surge in UK shows world rising up against austerity, inequality

Sanders: Corbyn surge in UK shows world rising up against austerity, inequality

“People in the U.K., the U.S. and elsewhere want governments that represent all the people, not just the 1%,” Sanders said by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams Responding to the results of the U.K. election, which commentators have already deemed a “political… »

10.06.2017

UK elections: Mrs May’s new embarrassing bedfellows

UK elections: Mrs May’s new embarrassing bedfellows

Having lost her majority the UK Prime Minister went out to clutch at some straws in order to attain “stability”. Who did she find? The DUP, the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland. So, who are the DUP? openDemocracy The Democratic Unionist Party is the anti-abortion pro Brexit… »

09.06.2017

The Corbyn and team Revolution Part 2: UK hung Parliament

The Corbyn and team Revolution Part 2: UK hung Parliament

In spite of the Media onslaught, in spite of the back stabbing from his own Party, in spite of the crazy electoral system, Jeremy Corbyn continues going from strength to strength. He may not have won the election but he has started a process that shows to people there is… »

05.06.2017

With bold ‘for the many’ platform, Corbyn rides Sanders-like wave in UK

With bold ‘for the many’ platform, Corbyn rides Sanders-like wave in UK

In Wednesday night’s televised debate, Jeremy Corbyn accused his rivals of prioritizing the wealthiest over the vulnerable. by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s prospects are rising ahead of upcoming elections in the United Kingdom, as his insurgent campaign rides a… »

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