A major speech delivered in Lisbon earlier this month by Jeremy Corbyn to a European group addressed Brexit, its causes, effects and the UK’s future in every respect from jobs to the environment, from fighting xenophobia to creating a prosperity shared by all – and the cooperation this requires with other groups across Europe for the good of the many.
He also covered such topical issues as the environment, the economy, the abandoned Brexit debate and Theresa May’s policy vacuum.
Yet it was ignored by most of the mainstream media and broadcast by none. Meanwhile, talking heads routinely tell those stations’ audiences, unchallenged, that Corbyn is not leading on the European issue – and even that he has been silent.
It’s up to the alternative media and social media activists to make sure it’s seen as widely as it deserves to be:
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