This week John Wight is joined by former Scottish Socialist Party leader Tommy Sheridan, to discuss last week’s UK election result and the present political chaos resulting from it. They look at the rise of Jeremy Corbyn and the role of the media, particularly social media, in this past election campaign.The UK general election on June 8 sent shockwaves to the heart of a British political and media establishment that has spent the last two years demonizing, smearing, and attacking Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, with near unprecedented intensity. Yet despite the smear campaign they unleashed, a man once depicted as inept, feckless and incompetent waged a campaign for Prime Minister that will go down in history as one of the most inspired in the country’s history. … Next »
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