Jeremy Corbyn

Is Jeremy Corbyn's "anti-Semitism Crisis" a Smear Campaign?

August 11, 2018
UK Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn is accused of presiding over a surge of anti-Semitism inside the Labour Party. Author Norman Finkelstein and British scholar Jamie Stern-Weiner say that Corbyn's foes have cynically concocted a fake scandal to sabotage his progressive agenda and support for Palestinian rights

British Labour Party’s Anti-Semitism Document: Criticizing Israel Is not Anti-Semitism

July 19, 2018

Moshé Machover discusses the advances and limitations of the Labour Party’s document on anti-semitism, which represents an important step forward to diffuse an issue that has become an artificial controversy designed to undermine Jeremy Corbyn

UK Local Elections: A Stalemate for Labour and Conservatives

UK Local Elections: A Stalemate for Labour and Conservatives

May 7, 2018

The Labour Party does very well in London, better than they have in 50 years, and yet no major gains against the Tories, we speak to Jon Lansman of Momentum to analyze the results

Corbyn: Does Strike on Syria Justify Bombing Saudi Arabia over Yemen?

April 19, 2018

Leftist leader of Britain’s Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn said the US-UK-France missile strike on Syria was “legally questionable,” and its rationale could be used to justify bombing Saudi Arabia over its devastating war on Yemen

Corbyn Allies in Labour Attacked For Supporting Palestinian Struggle

March 18, 2018

The strategy to undermine Jeremy Corbyn within the Labour Party includes, charging his supporters with anti-semitism and then suspending them, says Richard Kuper of Jewish Voice for Labour.

Corbyn Calls for Evidence in Escalating Poison Row

March 16, 2018

For requesting evidence of Russian culpability in the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has been denounced by PM Theresa May and even members of his own party. We discuss the case with Stephen F. Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies at New York University and Princeton

Reality Asserts Itself - Leo Panitch

March 13, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Prof. Panitch talks about how the Labour Party moved from being a Tony Blair party of class reconciliation and war, to a truly left mass party with more than 600,000 members that may take power

Conservative Lawmaker Who Attacked Corbyn over Yemen Received Luxury

March 9, 2018

Conservative MP Helen Whately claimed Jeremy Corbyn is “so poorly informed on Saudi and Yemen.” She previously led an all-expense-paid Tory junket to meet with the Saudi monarchy.

IMF Worried that High Inequality Could Threaten Global Capitalism

October 27, 2017

All income growth of the past few years is going to the top 10 percent, without paying more in taxes. IMF says that higher taxation of the top earners would not impinge on economic growth, explains economist Michael Roberts