Corbyn becomes Labour leader – you brits got solid gold there. SOLID gold.
Sixty-six-year-old Corbyn has been widely referred to as one of the most "rebellious" Labour members of parliament. In 1984, Corbyn was arrested outside the South African embassy for violating a protest ban during apartheid times. He had voted against Britain's participation in the Iraq war, criticized ex-Labour leader Miliband for too much austerity, and had repeatedly spoke out against renewing the British Trident nuclear deterrent infrastructure.
Corbyn is the founding chairman of the Stop the War Coalition and member of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign, Amnesty International, and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.