Friday February 21, 2020

Tom McGurk: Who’s afraid of Jeremy Corbyn?

Hostility towards Labour’s new leader reveals the fear running through Britain’s establishment

20th September, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn leaves the Labour Party’s HQ in London after winning its leadership Picture: Getty

If ever you needed proof that political establishments (not to mention the media) dwell within their own golden circles, feeding off each other and determined to fend off all and any outsiders - or their ideas - witness the extraordinary treatment meted out to Jeremy Corbyn since his election as leader of the Labour Party in Britain a week ago.

There is indeed much about him that is extraordinary – like how a marginalised no-hoper...

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