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Take Heart, Progressives: Theresa May Is Putting a Nail in the Coffin of the U.K. Right Wing


As Bernie Sanders framed it in his congratulatory message to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn after Thursday’s snap election, the war against “austerity and inequality” is only beginning.

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U.K. Election Results in Hung Parliament: Is Trumpism Pushing Europe Left?


The Labour Party’s good showing involved several major components, including Donald Trump’s deep unpopularity in the United Kingdom.

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Corbyn Calls on May to Resign as British Election Results Show Losses for Conservatives


The outcome immediately raised questions about whether May could maintain her hold on Downing Street. It also threw into doubt the country’s plans for leaving the European Union.

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Russell Brand: Jeremy Corbyn Has Been in Politics for Decades With His Integrity Intact (Video)

This election “could be a chance for ordinary people to take back our country,” “The Trews” host says. (Pictured, Corbyn in the 1980s.)

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

Jeremy Corbyn Calls for Theresa May to Resign Over Police Cuts (Video)


Three days before an election that could change the course of British history, the Labour Party leader questions the prime minister’s record.

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U.K. Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn Shocks Critics With a Rousing Speech Against the Establishment (Video)

By Natasha Hakimi

“They do not want us to win,” Corbyn says, kicking off his 2017 election campaign. “Because when we win it is the people, not the powerful, who win.”

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

Theresa May Will Have Her Way: British Parliament Votes to Allow June 8 Election (Update)


On Tuesday, the British prime minister suddenly called for a snap general election. On Wednesday, Parliament approved the early election.

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Did U.K. Conservatives Threaten the BBC With Cuts During the Recent Election?


In an eye-opening piece for The Guardian, one of the Labour Party leader’s senior advisers claims that the Tories continually interfered with press freedoms during the U.K. general election by threatening BBC journalists and executives.

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Is Democracy as We Know It Unraveling?


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The world’s democracies, perhaps especially our own, face a peculiar set of contradictions that are undermining faith in public endeavor and unraveling old loyalties.

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