WHAT DIFFERENCE does a Party make? The Laura Flanders Show examines what's happening in the UK where the Labour Party is picking up many of the radical demands coming out of movement groups seeking to transform the economy and society.
In 2017, mainstream media predicted that the Labour Partywould be crushed in the general election. Instead, it won its best result in 20 years, getting more than 40% of the vote under the leadership of life long socialist and anti-war campaigner Jeremy Corbyn. Although he didn't become prime minister, Corbyn did come close to unseating Theresa May, which one reporter described as a "nice vindication for Jeremy Corbyn."