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Wed Dec 11, 2019, 04:10 AM

US & UK Military-Intelligence Apparatus Deploy Media Smears Against Corbyn


December 11, 2019

In the lead-up to Britainís historic election on Wednesday, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been hit with evidence-free Russiagate-style allegations, Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal report.

By Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal
The Grayzone

The popular socialist leader of Britainís Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, could be on the verge of becoming prime minister of the United Kingdom. And the mere possibility is terrifying British intelligence services and the U.S. government.

Since Corbyn was elected to the head of the Labour Party in 2015, in a landslide victory after running on a staunch leftist and anti-war platform, the corporate media has waged a relentless campaign to demonize and delegitimize him.

Days before the U.K.ís national election on Thursday, British intelligence agencies and U.S. government-backed organizations have escalated their attacks on Corbyn, borrowing tactics from Americaís Russiagate hysteria and going to great efforts to portray him ó without any substantive evidence ó as a supposed puppet of the dastardly Kremlin.

These government-sponsored attacks on Corbyn, a lifelong anti-imperialist and former chair of the Stop the War Coalition, are far from new. In December, The Grayzone reported on the Integrity Initiative, a U.K. government-funded secret network of spies, journalists, and think tanks that rehabilitated Cold War-era information warfare to demonize Corbyn and smear anti-war leftists as Vladimir Putinís unwitting foot soldiers.

But as polls show more and more popular enthusiasm for Labour and its socialist program on the eve of the vote, and as the prospects of a Corbyn-led government become increasingly plausible, Western government spooks have rapidly laundered avalanches of disinformation through the press, desperately trying to undermine the partyís electoral efforts.

More:
https://consortiumnews.com/2019/12/11/us-uk-military-intelligence-apparatus-deploy-media-smears-against-corbyn/

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Wed Dec 11, 2019, 10:06 AM

1. Jeremy Corbyn is not "popular."

If he were, Labour would not be in such a bind.

-- Mal

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Wed Dec 11, 2019, 10:16 PM

2. K/R

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 11, 2019, 10:23 PM

3. Corbyn is widely despised in GB,

and because of that, Johnson is going to win tomorrow.

The Labour Party would do much better without Corbyn at the helm, which I suspect is already in the offing after tomorrow's defeat.

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