Tag: Jeremy Corbyn

Why the Battle Over SEIU’s Possible Endorsement of Hillary Clinton is Emblematic of the Dire Challenges Facing Unions in the Democratic Party

The battle over the SEIU’s possible endorsement of Hillary Clinton is emblematic of the labor movement’s limited options in flexing its political muscle within the Democratic Party. Recently, Politico reported that Bernie Sanders supporters, within the SEIU, petitioned their union’s international executive board to hold off in endorsing any candidate for they fear the board…

The Transatlantic Left Moment: The Rise of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn, and the Unraveling of the Washington-Westminster Neoliberal Center

The rise of Bernie Sanders in the U.S. and Jeremy Corbyn in the U.K. highlights the unraveling of the Washington-Westminster neoliberal center and the movement ascendency of a mobilized progressive left alternative. One of the most remarkable transatlantic political developments this year has been the surprising rise of two unabashedly left-wing insurgent—initially longshot—campaigns that have…