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After 40 years with Labour, Corbyn is taking them on

Jeremy Corbyn was the Labour MP for North Islington for 40 years - his entire political career.

But not anymore.

Now, he’s campaigning against his former party, trying to convince his lifelong voters to abandon the party that abandoned him.

After he was suspended from the Labour Party by his former shadow minister Keir Starmer, Corbyn chose to stand as an independent, and feels like he no longer recognises the party that shaped him.

This week on The Big Picture Podcast, we go on the road to North Islington, where we joined Corbyn on the campaign trail to talk about the challenges of going out on his own, how Gaza changed British politics and his thoughts on what kind of leader Starmer would make.

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