Article of the Day: Jeremy Corbyn for UK Labour party leader? Blame the bankers

Jeremy Corbyn for UK Labour party leader? Blame the bankers

The title of this article is very misleading and doesn’t accurately capture its true value. Jeremy Corbyn’s rise is an interesting one and indicative of a larger trend in Europe of extremisms coming to the fore. What’s very interesting about this development is how different countries interpret the populist rise. In some places, it comes from the nationalist far right, in others, from the anti-capitalist far left. I think this author does a good job at delineating some of the differences and similarities between the two movements. It would be very interesting to find out where these came from and why some countries tend to see a rise of the far left vs a rise of the far right…