The Corbyn effect

The performance of the British Labour Party in the elections last week has been spectacular. The party’s spirited and brilliant campaign was focused on its agenda as set out in its manifesto, ‘For the Many, Not the Few,’ which accurately captured the aspirations of a wide cross-section of the British people, particularly the youth, motivated them and brought back those who had been swayed by the Conservatives and UK Independence Party in the past. The enthusiastic new half a million members of the Labour Party knocked on doors and got out the vote, one of the highest in recent memory.

Jeremy Corbyn’s transformation in three weeks among his own colleagues and many supporters of Labour, from a liability, and among the Conservatives and his own right wing parliamentary colleagues, from the disorganized, incompetent, dishevelled bumbler that they painted him as, to the …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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