Tag: Jeremy Corbyn

  • Corbyn, McDonnell, and the Irish peace process

    As many people expected, the election campaign has brought rigorous scrutiny of Jeremy Corbyn’s past statements on Ireland, as well as those of his shadow chancellor, John McDonnell. Both are London MPs with close links to the Irish community in the city, particularly significant in Corbyn’s constituency of Islington North.

  • Labour’s future: The case for a progressive alliance

    The debate over Labour's future has seen a number of interesting contributions in the last day or two, looking beyond the immediate struggle between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith. This is perhaps related to the fact that the faultline over the leadership runs straight through the soft left, from which this spate of contributions has…