RNA - Advocating for human rights, socialist and anti-war policies from the Labour Party’s back benches, entering politics over 40 years ago, Corbyn earned himself a name and respect amongst many on the countries left wing. The life-long anti-racism and anti-war campaigner shocked the entire country when in 2015 he was elected as the leader of the Labour Party, which was unexpected as he reportedly only ran for the position after none of his left-wing Labour Party allies would.
In the coming General Election, Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour will run on the promise of bringing the country a second Brexit referendum, entering into a three-month negotiation period prior to this, in order to organize a deal with the European Union in the event that the country votes leave again. Corbyn also promises to save the countries National Health Service from US privatization and warns his Tory Party rivals plan just this.
According to Press TV, as Prime Minister, Jeremy Corbyn vows to negotiate a green new deal to tackle climate change, he also promises to end austerity which has plagued Britain for 9 years. Corbyn is also staunchly anti-war and is likely to challenge the like of Israel and Saudi Arabia on human rights abuses and war crimes.
Although important to many in Britain are the various other issues, the most important topic of this General Election, is Brexit and whether the candidate they choose will get Brexit done or offer a second referendum. Making a vote for Jeremy Corbyn, this time around, a vote for a second referendum on leaving the European Union.
Also popular amongst his supporters are his promises to tax big corporations, renationalize rail, end zero-hour contracts and to invest greatly in the NHS and provide free university tuition for students. Jeremy Corbyn has risen from the backbenches, to the leader of not only the Labour Party but possibly the country.