[Marxism] Corbyn's fate

Anthony Hartin anthony.hartin at desy.de
Wed Jun 29 02:08:15 MDT 2016

Hi Gary,

When I lived in the UK, I didnt go to every demo, but just about every 
demo I did go to, Corbyn was speaking at. What astonished me was that 
the Labour Party could still house someone like him. While the likes of 
Corbyn, Diane Abbott etc. are still in there, I can't completely hate 
the Labour Party.

I think the Blairites (and the "softies" in between) are unable to 
psychologically process that Corbyn is not acting out of ego but out of 
principle - and so wont fold under 10 times the pressure that any of 
them could tolerate.

Corbyn knows he is a left pole of attraction at the moment, no matter 
how long or short-lived it will be. I'm sure he didnt expect it, but 
there it is. He wont budge until the members vote him out. I expect that 
the members admiration will have grown. If Corbyn survives until the 
next election, we can only hope that Momentum and other Left currents 
grow and the blairites are deselected.

Anthony Hartin

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