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Corbyn’s Labour Party is not too left-wing

Many policies in its manifesto have public support

By Ellie Mae O'Hagan  

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There are many ways to characterise this election, but a referendum on leftwing ideas is not one of them. Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents within the Labour Party would like us to believe that this is what the vote on 8th June represents, so that if the predictions of a Conservative landslide come to pass, there will be an excuse to put the left back in its box forever. After all, the election of Corbyn was originally supposed to defeat the party’s leftwing once and for all:…

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