Unpopular But Unbowed: Jeremy Corbyn's Rise In The U.K.'s Labour Party And His Left-Wing Pitch To Vo

Dec 6, 2019

With just under a week to the U.K. elections, Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party falls short in the polls behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives. Corbyn is the most unpopular opposition leader since the 1970s.

How did he get that way despite the relative popularity of his ideas?

Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with Steven Fielding (@PolProfSteve), professor of British politics at the University of Nottingham.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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