We operate within an economic system devised by those who benefit from it most. New Labour believed that you could only win elections in the UK if you worked with this system and try to ameliorate its worse excesses. But the system is wrong. For the first time since WWII children are likely to be worse off than their parents, wages have stagnated, the domestic economy is driven by personal debt, and war and inequality have created a refugee crisis the like of which we have never seen. We need to change the system. Jeremy Corbyn has had the courage to face up to this reality. Change is natural, necessary, and how societies work. Small c conservatives may resist this change but sooner or later change will happen. It always does. I hope Jeremy Corbyn is the man who can begin this process.

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