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Latest update : 2015-09-15

Corbyn mania: UK Labour’s left turn (part 1)

After Syriza in Greece and Podemos in Spain, the year of the maverick continues in Britain with an old-school Socialist trouncing all comers to win the leadership of the centre-left Labour Party, with a platform that includes everything from renationalizing the railways to withdrawing from NATO. The ruling class predicts doom for a party they claim is out of touch. Is Labour now unelectable? Or, like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the US, is Jeremy Corbyn rewriting the playbook?

Produced by Charles Wente, Chris Davis and Emerald Maxwell

By François PICARD

Our guests

Dr Katharine DOMMET

Visiting Lecturer, Sciences Po

Evan O'CONNELL

UK Labour Party, Paris branch

Christophe VENTURA

French Left Party (Parti de Gauche)

Christophe PREMAT

Member of Parliament, French Socialist Party

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