Jeremy Corbyn

29.06.2016

Jeremy Corbyn: I will not resign

Jeremy Corbyn: I will not resign

In his Facebook page Jeremy Corbyn replies to the Labour MPs who yesterday expressed a no-confidence vote against him. In the aftermath of last week’s referendum, our country faces major challenges. Risks to the economy and living standards are growing. The public is divided. The Government is in disarray. »

28.06.2016

Thousands Rally to Support U.K. Opposition Leader Corbyn as He Faces No-Confidence Vote

Thousands Rally to Support U.K. Opposition Leader Corbyn as He Faces No-Confidence Vote

In London, thousands of people rallied outside Parliament to show support for opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who faces a no-confidence vote amid a revolt within his own Labour Party after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Addressing supporters, Corbyn called for unity against racism. “One of the horrible disfigurements… »

28.06.2016

Making sense of Brexit: Paul Mason on Britain’s growing economic & political crisis

Making sense of Brexit: Paul Mason on Britain’s growing economic & political crisis

Democracy Now! interview to British journalist and political analyst Paul Mason.   Britain remains in a widening crisis days after voters chose to leave the European Union. British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his resignation. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing a coup within his own party as more… »

10.05.2016

Jeremy Corbyn meets Sadiq Khan, new Mayor of London

Jeremy Corbyn meets Sadiq Khan, new Mayor of London

“Pleased to welcome Labour’s new Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to our office on his first day in the job” declared Jeremy Corbyn in his Facebook page. “Labour’s new London Mayor will protect the capital from vicious Tory cuts while taking action on the housing crisis after 8 years… »

09.05.2016

Jeremy Corbyn: to receive 3.000 unaccompanied child refugees is the moral thing to do

Jeremy Corbyn: to receive 3.000 unaccompanied child refugees is the moral thing to do

“Labour’s proposal to allow 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees to come to Britain will return to the House of Commons after Conservative MPs voted against it last week” declared Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in his Facebook page. “The House of Lords again voted to put Labour’s Lord Dubs’ proposal into… »

27.04.2016

Destroy and Privatise: the old strategy now used against the UK Health Service

Destroy and Privatise: the old strategy now used against the UK Health Service

The Junior Doctors are on strike, for the first time in history the National Health Service has a withdrawal of emergency services by Junior Doctors for 2 days, following the Government refusal to negotiate. Not about money, but about creating impossible conditions that would put patients at risk, and doctors… »

12.04.2016

How Bernie Sanders can harness the kind of momentum transforming British politics

How Bernie Sanders can harness the kind of momentum transforming British politics

By Kate Aronoff After his double-digits win in Wisconsin last night, Bernie Sanders’s insurgent campaign has a fair amount of momentum behind it. Still, many are asking what comes next, and how to carry the political revolution forward — whether he wins the Democratic nomination or not. Lessons for Sanders… »

05.04.2016

What did the hippies do for us? Corbyn at Glastonbury

What did the hippies do for us? Corbyn at Glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival is a yearly UK five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place in a farm (mud, lots of mud!) near Somerset in June. In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts. It is without doubt the place to be… »

25.03.2016

Democracy and decentralisation are their watchwords

Democracy and decentralisation are their watchwords

For Corbyn and McDonnell, it’s municipal socialism reinvented By JOE GUINAN and THOMAS HANNA 25 March 2016 for OpenDemocracy Corbyn and McDonnell’s vision of decentralised public ownership comes from a long and popular tradition. Labour’s leaders are creating a new twenty-first century socialist political economy for their party –… »

17.03.2016

UK budget: Austerity continues as Trident spending rises

UK budget: Austerity continues as Trident spending rises

Former UN weapons inspector Hans Blix said in 2013 that ‘the UK will not be more protected if it extends life of Trident [the UK’s nuclear weapons system], at a cost of £100bn.’ ‘Delivering the 2013 Joseph Rotblat lecture to an audience of 1,600 festival goers, Blix said Washington “was… »

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