Jeremy Corbyn showed the way for mass radical politics. He only had to fend off attacks from the Right, the press, and his own party to do it.
J.K. Rowling, Barack Obama, the list goes on. Prominent liberals all opposed Jeremy Corbyn — and it didn’t matter.
British Labour chief Keir Starmer has now kept his predecessor suspended as a Labour MP on spurious grounds for an entire year. The ongoing saga of Corbyn’s suspension perfectly encapsulates the destructive and duplicitous nature of Starmer’s leadership.
By sacking Rebecca Long-Bailey on a trumped-up pretext, Keir Starmer has set the seal on a drastic shift to the right for the British Labour Party. That shift comes just as the key arguments by Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents to justify a break with his left leadership have been falling apart in the face of overwhelming evidence.
A year after his election defeat, Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents are still pursuing a remorseless vendetta against the former Labour leader. This unprecedented effort to trash his reputation is a backhanded tribute to the challenge that Corbynism posed to the status quo.
The Labour Party’s election disaster was rooted just as much in its own errors.
Twelve months after the electoral defeat of Corbynism, we shouldn’t allow its opponents to rewrite history. It was the Brexit crisis with all its side effects that dealt a crippling blow to Corbyn’s project, not a left-wing policy agenda that spoke to the issues of the future.
Canadian NDP MP Niki Ashton has faced absurd attacks for agreeing to join an event with British Labour politician Jeremy Corbyn. Canada’s Left should see the absurd charges of antisemitism against Ashton and Corbyn for what they are: an attempt to delegitimize socialist ideas.
I don't care if he didn't actually win — he won. Jeremy Corbyn has given us a blueprint to follow for years to come.
Ignore the media spin — Jeremy Corbyn was the clear winner of last night's debate. But to defeat Boris Johnson, he'll need to make sharper attacks on the Tories’ shameful record.
The 2010 student protests in the UK seemed to end in failure. But they foreshadowed Jeremy Corbyn’s improbable rise to the top of the Labour Party.
Keir Starmer’s baseless decision to suspend former Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is a transparent attack on the Left. Labour members must fight it, or everything Corbyn stood for will depart with him.
With his proposal for a caretaker government to stop a No Deal Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn has finally torn the mask off the hardline Remainers and centrist ultras. They’d rather see Britain crash out of the EU under Boris Johnson than risk departing from neoliberalism under Jeremy Corbyn.
Jeremy Corbyn recently mentioned that he’d read James Joyce’s Ulysses and liked it. It triggered a deranged uproar from Britain’s elite cultural gatekeepers. They’re just mad we’re coming for their stuff.
Owen Jones’s This Land promises to tell the story of the movement behind Jeremy Corbyn and his ultimate failure. While it offers important comments on the obstacles Labour faced, its strategic proposals are less convincing — watering down some of the principles that allowed for Corbyn's initial victory.
British socialists may be reeling from December’s election defeat, but the injustices that fueled their movement are still as glaring as ever. Sooner or later, the forces inspired by Jeremy Corbyn will regroup and resume the struggle, under the leadership of a new generation.
A wave of endorsements have brought Britain’s most vibrant music scene together with its most left-wing political leader.
Don’t let them make you forget it — once you move beyond Corbyn’s personal polling, the electorate consistently likes his policies.
For weeks, Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has been the target of a defamatory campaign meant to undermine it.
Amid the political chaos of Brexit, video has emerged of British army soldiers using a photo of Jeremy Corbyn for target practice. It’s just the latest sign that the UK is facing a mounting threat from the far right.