The last few weeks have arguably been the most interesting that the Labour Party (and British politics in general) has seen for at least a couple of decades. And, although the profound change which British workers need may still seem a long way off, there is clearly a chance under Jeremy Corbyn for them to take a step forward – towards a fairer, more democratic future.
1) Corbyn’s Alternative to ‘Austerity-Lite’ Politics
In the interest of summarising a large amount of positive ideas down into a few key points, the most notable policies Corbyn has called for are:
- A crackdown on tax avoidance, an end to corporate subsidies, and a “more progressive” tax system;
- State-led investment to create a genuinely strong economy that can decrease the deficit in the long term;
- For Britain to use its role in the EU to fight for the rights of…
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