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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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Corbyn on Red Clydeside

The Corbyn rally in Glasgow Fruitmarket last Friday by Cailean Gallagher in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign In 1919 the Fruitmarket in Glasgow was used to store six tanks shortly before they rolled into George Square to quell striking workers.

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Corbyn on Red Clydeside

The Corbyn rally in Glasgow Fruitmarket last Friday by Cailean Gallagher in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign In 1919 the Fruitmarket in Glasgow was used to store six tanks shortly before they rolled into George Square to quell striking workers.

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Report from the Fringes

Campaign stall in central Oxford by Orlando Lazar in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign I’m speaking from the periphery of the campaign – the odd afternoon of leafleting, a couple of evenings on the phones. The centre, where the organising

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Report from the Fringes

Campaign stall in central Oxford by Orlando Lazar in the OLR blog series on the Corbyn Campaign I’m speaking from the periphery of the campaign – the odd afternoon of leafleting, a couple of evenings on the phones. The centre, where the organising

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Inside the Corbyn Campaign

The Oxford Left Review brings you a series of blog articles from activists with Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for the Labour leadership, from Oxford and around the UK. Latest: Young but not stupid by Lotte Boumelha   Speaking to the heartlands

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Inside the Corbyn Campaign

The Oxford Left Review brings you a series of blog articles from activists with Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for the Labour leadership, from Oxford and around the UK. Latest: Young but not stupid by Lotte Boumelha   Speaking to the heartlands

James Sewry, Why Social Inequality Harms Us All

Danny Dorling Injustice: Why Social Inequality Still Persists 473pp – £9.99 ISBN: 9781447320753 Bristol: Policy Press, 2015 In 2014, Oxfam revealed that the richest 85 people on the planet own as much wealth as the poorest 50 percent of the

James Sewry, Why Social Inequality Harms Us All

Danny Dorling Injustice: Why Social Inequality Still Persists 473pp – £9.99 ISBN: 9781447320753 Bristol: Policy Press, 2015 In 2014, Oxfam revealed that the richest 85 people on the planet own as much wealth as the poorest 50 percent of the

OLR Issue 15

In this issue: Editorial What Kind of Language Do Revolutionaries Want? by Ken Hirschkop ‘I said Oscar Wilde’s Name in Dominican and It Came Out “Oscar Wao”’: Faking it, Making it by Ankhi Mukherjee Reframing the Monster: Ethics, Politics and Discourse by

OLR Issue 15

In this issue: Editorial What Kind of Language Do Revolutionaries Want? by Ken Hirschkop ‘I said Oscar Wilde’s Name in Dominican and It Came Out “Oscar Wao”’: Faking it, Making it by Ankhi Mukherjee Reframing the Monster: Ethics, Politics and Discourse by