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Don’t blame Corbyn for the sins of Blair, Brown and New Labour

06 Mar

The spate of calls for Jeremy Corbyn to quit since last week’s byelections in Stoke and Copeland has been as predictable as it was premeditated. It says everything about the political agenda of the media, and nothing about people’s real needs and experiences.

I went to Stoke and Whitehaven, in Cumbria, a few days before polling. Momentum arranged screenings of Daniel Blake. We went to Labour clubs in neglected areas, old estates away from the centre. At one club I was asked: “Why have you come here? No one comes here.”

Source: Don’t blame Corbyn for the sins of Blair, Brown and New Labour | Ken Loach

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Posted by on March 6, 2017 in Europe

 

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