Corbyn

‘I’m not marching towards some utopia, I’m marching towards my Oscar’: Jonathan Pie interviewed

1 November 2017 17:02

At some point in the early 21st century, comedy stopped being funny. Politics became the biggest joke on earth, thanks…

Corbynistas fail to practise what they preach

25 September 2017 15:07

TFL’s decision not to renew Uber’s licence in the capital has gone down like a cup of cold sick with…

Forget about tuition fees; the Tories should be explaining to young voters why national debt matters

14 September 2017 14:16

As part of an effort to win over younger voters, the government is reportedly considering changes to tuition fees such…

Stick around for a Corbyn premiership? ‘I’d rather walk to Sudan,’ says Channel 4 star

16 August 2017 11:45

A brief trawl of the Foreign Office’s travel advice for Brits thinking of paying a visit to Sudan will tell…

Food bank charity complains over Momentum campaign methods

27 April 2017 17:00

Oh dear. When Jeremy Corbyn announced this week that a Labour government would focus on the issue of food banks, Mr…

Tony Blair is the messianic Remainer here to save us from ourselves

24 April 2017 17:22

Here they come, Tony Blair and his tragic chattering-class army. The former PM, whose rictus grin and glottal stops still…

Len McCluskey’s victory finally gives Corbyn something to smile about

21 April 2017 16:28

Len McCluskey has been re-elected as General Secretary of Unite. It was something of a messy fight: his rival Gerard…

Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour’s General Election campaign, full transcript

20 April 2017 11:09

The dividing lines in this election could not be clearer from the outset. It is the Conservatives, the party of…

Former Bush aide: Corbyn is Trump’s secret weapon

14 April 2017 15:00

As if Jeremy Corbyn wasn’t already getting it from all sides on the home front, the beleaguered Labour leader has come under…

Watch: Corbyn turns on BBC journalist over Syria questioning

11 April 2017 11:58

Oh dear. Today Jeremy Corbyn launched his new small business policy with a press conference at the Federation of Small Businesses. Alas…

What Corbyn calls Lady Nugee

1 March 2017 11:47

Last week Mr S revealed that Jeremy Corbyn and Seumas Milne had come up with affectionate nicknames for one another.…

Shami Chakrabarti and Peter Whittle play the by-election blame game

26 February 2017 12:06

Shami Chakrabarti and Peter Whittle would probably furiously deny playing by the same political rules. But this morning on the…

Labour is finished. But you can’t blame it all on Corbyn

24 February 2017 15:01

Even now, even following their historic thrashing in Copeland, Labourites still cannot face the truth. Sure, there are Twitter tears…

Britain under Corbyn? Just look at Venezuela

19 February 2017 9:00

Twenty years ago Venezuela was one of the richest countries in the world. Now it is one of the poorest.…

Ken Loach discovers how the other half live

16 February 2017 16:01

Ken Loach has carved out a name as something of a Corbynista luvvie. The director put together a droning, hour-long…

Watch: Jeremy Corbyn mistakenly claims police officer is dead

25 January 2017 12:45

Oh dear. To describe today’s Prime Minister’s Questions as bad for Labour would be an understatement. After Jeremy Corbyn was…

Jeremy Corbyn dodges disaster but fails to inspire at PMQs

11 January 2017 13:36

At PMQs today, Jeremy Corbyn didn’t have a disaster: there was no repeat of yesterday’s shambles. But he didn’t take…

Full text: Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech

10 January 2017 15:57

Listen to the whole speech here: Whether you voted to Leave or to Remain, you voted for a better future…

Can Jeremy Corbyn reinvent himself as a Trot Trump?

10 January 2017 15:45

‘Populism’ is a useless word. By definition, anyone who wins an election is more popular than his or her opponents…

Why isn’t Labour focusing its efforts on the NHS crisis?

10 January 2017 15:33

Jeremy Corbyn will shortly give his speech on Labour’s position on freedom of movement, hopefully clarifying whether that is his…

Labour MP Jamie Reed takes the nuclear option and quits parliament

21 December 2016 14:04

Jamie Reed, the Labour MP for Copeland, has announced he is stepping down from Parliament from the end of January…

Marxist-Leninists are now the Labour party’s moderates

7 December 2016 15:43

There are three misconceptions about the far left. Not one of them is true. And all of them hide the crisis in…

Jeremy Corbyn gives Theresa May a tougher time at PMQs

12 October 2016 13:26

PMQs isn’t the total walk over it once was. Jeremy Corbyn has improved, albeit from a low base, and Theresa…

Jeremy Corbyn makes an impression at Labour’s ‘Friends of Israel’ bash

28 September 2016 7:33

Has Jeremy Corbyn turned over a new leaf? This time last year at the Labour Friends of Israel reception, the…

Labour conference, day four: The Spectator guide

28 September 2016 7:26

Jeremy Corbyn’s conference speech will be the highlight – or lowlight (depending on your perspective) – of the day as…