Corbyn’s statesmanlike speech and transformative vision hailed even by erstwhile opponents
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gave what many are calling the greatest speech of his career so far yesterday, as he spoke to the party’s Welsh conference. In spite – or more likely because – of that, it has been largely ignored by the media.
The speech, rooted in a concept of ‘real politics’ – and real change – that rises from communities rather than taking place in arcane language in Westminster, ranged over issues from the NHS to the living wage to the environment and Labour’s planned Green Industrial Revolution.
And so powerful was it, so inspiring, that it saw even many of Corbyn’s previous opponents and critics in the party hailing it as the speech of the next leader of the UK. Former Welsh Labour leader Carwyn Jones – never by any measure previously a Corbynite – was one:
The excellent EL4C created a short highlights video:
But the full speech is a must-watch and shows that Corbyn’s and his party’s vision is undimmed by the Establishment’s relentless, increasingly-desperate attacks and smears – and is now available below, including subtitles:
Watch and share, so the country can see.
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