Seumas Milne Biography
Born In: Dover, Kent, England
Seumas Milne is a British journalist and former political aide of Jeremy Corbyn. He is known as much for his extreme left ideologies as for his anti-Israeli views. Born with a silver spoon, he developed a love for the communist philosophy early in his life, praising it in a manifesto while studying at the elite Winchester College. Later he studied PPE at Balliol College, Oxford and Economics at Birkbeck College, London University. He began his career as the business manager of 'Straight Left', a monthly publication produced by a pro-Soviet faction in the Communist Party of Great Britain. Later he joined ‘The Economist’ magazine and finally ‘The Guardian’. He was in The Guardian for more than three decades, eventually becoming an assistant editor, a fulltime writer and a columnist. In 2015, he became the Labour Party's Executive Director of Strategy and Communications. He quickly rose up the ladder to become a close aid of the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. His term came to an end when the latter lost in the leadership election in April 2020.