Dhaka, Dec. 8 -- The United Kingdom's general election offers the potential for some seismic changes to the global political scene.

The Labour Party is putting forward a serious and radical challenge to the Conservative Party which could have far-reaching effects. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, has rid us of Tony Blair's New Labour and taken the party back to a politics that embraces its working-class and socialist roots.

This is an internationalist politics which recognises the solidarities between peoples of colour, women, the working classes, trade unions and others in the struggle against capitalism, neoliberalism, patriarchy and colonialism. It is a politics that should complement the Palestinian struggle.

But still, it cannot ob...