Title Corbyn Fights to Stay Labour Leader With U.K. Vote a Long Shot Media name/outlet Bloomberg Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 17/05/17 Description His mentor Tony Benn, the left-wing former cabinet minister who died in 2014, believed that real change in this country has always been brought about by mass movements and that’s a position Corbyn shares, according to Colin Talbot at the University of Manchester.
To them, “the electoral outcome is a consequence of a mass movement, rather than a cause of it,” Talbot said. “That’s why he’s so happy going around addressing rallies, because he thinks they mean something’s about to happen.”
URL https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-05-16/corbyn-fights-to-stay-labour-leader-with-u-k-vote-a-long-shot Persons Colin Talbot
- UK politics
- Jeremy Corbyn
- general election
- Labour party