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What Labour needs now is a takeover by real left-wing radicals

Jeremy Corbyn and company’s anti-Semitism crisis is a symptom of a much wider malaise

7 May 2016

9:00 AM

7 May 2016

9:00 AM

To say that the Labour party is in crisis because it is ‘too left-wing’ is to miss the point spectacularly. With eyes wide open, and all democratic procedures punctiliously observed, its members have chosen in their tens of thousands to endorse not ‘the left’, but an ugly simulacrum of left-wing politics.

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