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Jeremy Corbyn – The First Two Biographies

Nigel Cawthorne, Jeremy Corbyn: Leading from the Left (Endeavour Press, £4.99). W. Stephen Gilbert, Jeremy Corbyn – Accidental Hero (Squint Books, £9.99). Reviewed by Merryn Williams We’re still in shock. Only a few months ago – until the summer of

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Jeremy Corbyn – The First Two Biographies

Nigel Cawthorne, Jeremy Corbyn: Leading from the Left (Endeavour Press, £4.99). W. Stephen Gilbert, Jeremy Corbyn – Accidental Hero (Squint Books, £9.99). Reviewed by Merryn Williams We’re still in shock. Only a few months ago – until the summer of

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The Labour Party’s Modi Problem: Ahead of the Indian Prime Minister’s Visit

by Sneha Krishnan The Labour Party has been through a huge upheaval in the past few months: from its big losses in the 2015 general election to Jeremy Corbyn’s emergence as leader, it seems every week is newsworthy. And every

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The Labour Party’s Modi Problem: Ahead of the Indian Prime Minister’s Visit

by Sneha Krishnan The Labour Party has been through a huge upheaval in the past few months: from its big losses in the 2015 general election to Jeremy Corbyn’s emergence as leader, it seems every week is newsworthy. And every

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What should sociologists do about big data?

by Ioana Cerasella Chis This post is a follow-up to Ioana’s article in the last issue of the Oxford Left Review, ‘Big Data: A Technology of Anxiety’, which can be found here. Big data is presented as a tool for

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What should sociologists do about big data?

by Ioana Cerasella Chis This post is a follow-up to Ioana’s article in the last issue of the Oxford Left Review, ‘Big Data: A Technology of Anxiety’, which can be found here. Big data is presented as a tool for

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Young but not stupid

by Lotte Boumelha So there I was, a 17-year-old political rookie, on the phone trying to counter the arguments of a stranger three times my age and with twenty times my political know-how. But I had something to say, and

Corbyn phonebank (indy)
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Young but not stupid

by Lotte Boumelha So there I was, a 17-year-old political rookie, on the phone trying to counter the arguments of a stranger three times my age and with twenty times my political know-how. But I had something to say, and

Corbyn Bevan stones
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Speaking to the heartlands

Corbyn at the Aneurin Bevan Stones at Bryn Serth, 11 August (Tredegar Forum) by Merlin Gable in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign One wonders whether there has been a political rally more like preaching to the converted than Corbyn’s at

Corbyn Bevan stones
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Speaking to the heartlands

Corbyn at the Aneurin Bevan Stones at Bryn Serth, 11 August (Tredegar Forum) by Merlin Gable in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign One wonders whether there has been a political rally more like preaching to the converted than Corbyn’s at

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How Bloody Dare They

Populism versus Project Fear (design partially stolen from Richard Seymour) by Peter Hill in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign This wasn’t supposed to happen. This reaction, from the people who think they ought to run politics, is becoming a familiar

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How Bloody Dare They

Populism versus Project Fear (design partially stolen from Richard Seymour) by Peter Hill in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign This wasn’t supposed to happen. This reaction, from the people who think they ought to run politics, is becoming a familiar

Queuing in the rain outside Middlesbrough Town Hall for Corbyn rally 18 Aug
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Call me indulgent one more time…

Corbyn Campaign volunteers in East Oxford by Tessa Frost in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign I didn’t expect to be leafleting for Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership campaign this summer, let alone volunteering in the Oxford for Corbyn phonebank. I’d usually be

Queuing in the rain outside Middlesbrough Town Hall for Corbyn rally 18 Aug
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Call me indulgent one more time…

Corbyn Campaign volunteers in East Oxford by Tessa Frost in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign I didn’t expect to be leafleting for Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership campaign this summer, let alone volunteering in the Oxford for Corbyn phonebank. I’d usually be