Jeremy Corbyn

UK: A national government would only deliver for the rich

By DIANE ABBOTT MP 21 July 2018 “The national interest” always ends up meaning the interests of the banks, financial services and industrialists. There is a growing chorus of voices calling for some kind of national government. Sometimes it is expressed by…

Jeremy Corbyn joins the silent walk for the anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire

“Today marks the one year anniversary of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire – in which 72 people lost their lives. We remember those who died and renew our commitment to fight for justice on behalf of Grenfell Tower residents, their…

Jeremy Corbyn in Belfast: Irish peace

‘This week marks twenty years since the Good Friday Agreement referendum. “Yesterday, I spoke at Queen’s University, Belfast, about the need to revive the spirit of the Agreement and prevent the return to a hard border, to protect peace and…

UK: The Magic Money forest

The Prime Minister Theresa May and the austerity crowd keep telling us there is no money to support the NHS and other essential services, but the Rich List shows the increasing concentration of money at the top. The poor are…

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour now well placed to win general election

In his Facebook page Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, has published a statement on the local election results. Labour achieved a solid set of results in the local elections. We have consolidated and built on the advances we made at…

Smear campaign against Jeremy Corbyn: apologies, he’s not a spy

Both The Sun and The Daily Mail published articles claiming Jeremy Corbyn was a paid informant of the Czech secret police in the 80s at the height of the Cold War, as reported by former Communist spy Jan Sarkocy . Mr…

Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical plan to help the homeless: buy them homes

“Figures this week showed homelessness has risen for the seventh year running. Unlike the Conservatives, Labour will not stand by as people sleep rough on our streets.” by Common Dreams staff In an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr on…

Jeremy Corbyn calls on Carillion directors to hand back their bonuses

“Labour leader says failed firm’s executives ‘should not be paid anything at the present time because they have run the company in such a way that all these jobs are at risk’. Jeremy Corbyn has called on the directors of failed…

IPB Seán MacBride Peace Prize ceremonies

Every year the IPB awards the Seán MacBride Peace Prize to a person or organization that has done outstanding work for peace, disarmament and human rights. These were the principal concerns of Sean MacBride, the distinguished Irish statesman who was…

Jeremy Corbyn and Noam Chomsky win peace prize amid media silence

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been awarded the Sean MacBride Peace Prize along with Noam Chomsky and Japanese anti-military base activists, yet the award received scant coverage in the British media. The International Peace Bureau presents the Sean MacBride…

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