Jeremy Corbyn – the stubborn Leftist who against all odds won by losing

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Jeremy Corbyn – the stubborn Leftist who against all odds won by losing


After Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader on 12 September two years ago, The Economist displayed him on their front page, projected on a background of Soviet red, fist pointed to the past, with the slogan: “Backwards, comrades”!
The danger this badly dressed, vegetarian Marxist poses for Britain is almost mortal, the Conservative press wrote. After all, with his infinite shades of grey, the man longs for the old Labour of the trade unions, for a time when Thatcher and the US were the concrete en...


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