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Jeremy Corbyn’s 'cyber-youth' made him a winner

A seriously motivated “selectorate” of youth and worker-based pressure groups in the UK went digital and radical to propel Jeremy Corbyn into the Labour Party leadership. Their strategy and tactics, and above all their tech-savvy energies, wor ...

Love-in for Jeremy Corbyn at his first party summit

Unprecedented support for Labour’s new leader was displayed on the streets of a sunny English south coast town I visited today.Of the many people whose views I canvassed in Brighton – delegates to Labour’s annual conference, the leader o ...

Frontline screening for film about unsung Caribbean heroes

A film that celebrates the unsung heroes of Britain’s Caribbean colonies who volunteered to join the fight against Hitler is getting a special screening on Monday night at the renowned London hangout for journalists and other media folk.Divided by ra ...

Jeremy Corbyn is top of the pops despite media attacks

Embattled British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn can be heartened by three things today. They are the results of two polls and the first annual conference speech by the Lib-Dem’s new chief Tim Farron.Asked the question “Can Labour win the 2020 ele ...

I'm backing Jeremy Corbyn, despite his unsavoury 'friends'

Like many others, I face a real dilemma. I’ve known Jeremy Corbyn for more than 30 years and love nearly everything he stands for. Yet there are a few important issues on which I profoundly disagree with him. Does this mean he should no longer have ...

Why the attacks on 'extremist' Jeremy Corbyn are doomed

Tony Blair's former press chief Alastair Campbell published a blog post urging Labour members to back "anyone but Corbyn", for the party leadership. The intervention, which was the latest in a long line of Labour establishment atta ...

Special report: Chad, tyranny and a silent media

So finally, Hissène Habré, the former dictator of Chad, is being tried for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture during his rule from 1982-1990. A few news items focused on the scuffles which broke out at the trial last week in Dakar, Senegal &n ...
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Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in Spectre

Scrap 'unjust' UK benefit sanctions says new report

Tory advisers are demanding a crucial review of the government’s benefits sanctions regime, following months of criticism over its devastating impact on the disabled, single parents and ethnic minority children.The Social Security Advisory Committee ...

Rapper Kanye West: Canadians say 'we don't want him'

A petition launched to prevent Kanye West from playing the closing ceremony of the Pan American Games in Toronto later this month has now reached the 50,000 signature mark.The Pan Am Games, which takes place every four years, recently annou ...

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