Thursday December 5, 2019

The rise and rise of Jeremy Corbyn

The rise of Jeremy Corbyn is not the only British lesson for our politicians to learn: they should also study the electoral success of the Tories

22nd August, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn

As the left-wing candidate Jeremy Corbyn cruises, seemingly unstoppably, towards the leadership of the British Labour Party, the Irish political class are watching agog from their holiday deckchairs.

There is something in Corbyn’s rise and rise for everyone. The left loves it as evidence of a growing appetite for anti-austerity, radical left politics across Europe. The centre and centre-right see it as a warning against electoral self-immolation, and a confirmation of their importance as “sensible”...

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