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by Mark Angelides
Just a few weeks ago, it seemed almost certain that Prime Minister, Theresa May would be returned to Parliament with an increased majority and that the Labour Party would be on the Brink of collapse. However, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn seems to be defying the odds and narrowing the poll gap faster than anyone thought possible. Previously, it was OK to ignore his somewhat colourful past, and his less than appetizing current crop of political associates, but as the election looms closer, many in the UK are worried that Corbyn may actually be within striking distance of the top spot.
His activism and politics have been consistent over the decades and this is a rare trait for any politician. He has captured the imagination of many who hope for a different type of politics and has encouraged many politically inactive people to become engaged.
Jermey Corbyn is beloved of the Left and comes across as a decent and principled guy. He has been a Socialist for the last 30 odd years and has attracted a lot of young voters to his cause, but many, including MI5, have serious concerns. His
As reported in the Telegraph, Corbyn “was investigated over fears that he could have been a threat to national security at a time when he was supporting convicted terrorists and campaigning for a unified Ireland.” The British security service, MI5, opened a file on him in the 90s because of his connections specifically to the Balcombe Street Gang who over 14 months waged a bloody bombing war against England.