The Debate

Corbyn mania: UK Labour’s left turn (part 2)

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?

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Produced by Charles Wente, Chris Davis and Emerald Maxwell

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