Corbyn can turn his campaign into a revolt against the rich : Socialist Worker

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Corbyn speaking at the Manchester rally on Friday

Large rallies for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have shown what a strong and insurgent Labour election campaign could look like.

Some 900 people turned out to see Corbyn speak at a rally in Leicester last Saturday. Many more were turned away at the door, even though the rally hadn’t been widely advertised.

Corbyn acknowledged that Labour faced a “huge challenge” over the next few weeks in its campaign to win the general election on 8 June.

But he got enthusiastic cheers as he tore into “greedy bankers” and “tax dodgers”, who have rigged the system and would hate to see a Labour win.

Corbyn said the election was “a chance to break free, to create a society in which people are no longer held back by a system that is rigged for the rich”.

And he described growing resentment at years of Tory rule.

“This Tory leader sat alongside…

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