The defeats for Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn point to the Left’s difficulties in overcoming old party machines. Bottom-up labor organizing may sound like an attractive alternative — but it shouldn’t ignore the power of left populism in uniting people outside the workplace.
Lewis Bassett is a PhD student and political education officer for Derby North Constituency Labour Party.
Jeremy Corbyn’s call for a “free and democratic media” promises to break the stranglehold of the established monopolies. And that also means taking on tech billionaires like Mark Zuckerberg.
Diane Abbott on her life on the Left, the debate over migration, and her hopes for the future of the Corbyn project.