Should Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour learn from Podemos?

Straight-talking, anti-establishment, fiercely anti-austerity, and aiming towards the establishment of a new politics, Jeremy Corbyn and Pablo Iglesias, the leader of the Spanish radical left wing party, Podemos, represent a pan-European phenomenon giving expression to discontent and feelings of abandonment. Podemos, founded in 2014, has just won around 21% in the Spanish General election. Spanish […]

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Corbyn’s leadership?

Having accepted leadership of Labour in September 2015, Jeremy Corbyn announced that his party was “stronger than we have ever been for a very long time.” Indeed, the highly contentious leadership race behind him could have been an indication of Labour’s vitality. And yet this is not how it was seen by the party or […]

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How can Labour win in 2015?

It is not easy being Ed Miliband.  With under five months until the General Election, Labour are still failing to poll more than a few percent ahead of the Tories and can hardly be confident of a majority come May.  Given the scale of the cuts made by the coalition government, one might well wonder […]

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