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Corbyn’s activists must keep campaigning—even if there’s a Labour government

A radical Labour government would be pressured to drop its left-wing agenda. A grassroots movement could help them resist

By Richard Seymour  

Corbyn's activist base could provide crucial support for a radical Labour government. Photo: PA

For now, Labour’s course is clear. With any Tory government likely to be as fragile as Theresa May’s fleeting popularity, Corbyn has declared a permanent offensive. Labour stands ready to govern and will be campaigning relentlessly to make that point. McDonnell has urged a million activists to hit the streets to help drive the Tories from office.

Labour needs only a small swing to win a majority if there were to be…

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