Letters: Corbyn’s liking for Cuba has no relevance to Britain’s problems

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If Labour’s moderates want to regain control they should engage on issues such as the NHS

Nick Cohen’s excoriation of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour (“What would it take for Labour’s members to revolt?”, Comment, last week) begins with a kind of political algebra – that if we attack Donald Trump for apparently endorsing extreme rightwing groups, and communism has killed more people than fascism, then it follows that it must be worse to endorse extreme leftwing positions.

This misunderstands the nature of opposition to Trump’s pandering to the alt-right and apparent endorsement of Britain First, which should be opposed not because those groups have fascist connotations, but because they promote segregation and hatred based on skin colour in our world today. There is no comparable impact in Corbyn’s sympathy for Cuba.

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