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'Antisemitism' Versus Common Sense

A new article by Alan Maddison and I makes the case that stereotypes should be discussed, not sanctioned:

Labour’s critics maintain that anything other than a harsh punitive and censorial approach to ‘anti-Jewish’ stereotypes is evidence that the party is prioritising public relations over anti-racism.

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Today/W@1/6ocn: Hayter on Corbyn

today (thursday 18th), 7.06-8.07am, 1.03-1.04pm, 1.20-1.29pm, and 6.16-6.18pm, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson), world at one (presented by sarah montague… 98 more words


Book Review: Protest and Power in the Labour Party

There’s a genre of journalism that consists of interviews with political actors to produce an apparent “behind-the-scenes” look at the politics of power. Bob Woodward, for example, has written a number of volumes about the American presidency that chronicle internal dissensions in the White House – but do not leave us much the wiser about the true significance of the power struggle. 1,832 more words

Political Analysis

Brum schools "hung out to dry" over LGBT education

School staff have been betrayed in the face of  bigots resisting “hard-won equalities” at the school gates while government ministers and faith leaders “whisper in secret” but do nothing. 843 more words

Labour Party

The Labour Right Would Prefer a Johnson Government to a Corbyn One. It’s Time to Replace Them by Aaron Bastani

18 July 2019 — Novara Media

This was the week when the British establishment, from right to centre, effectively conceded they would prefer a Boris Johnson premiership to a Jeremy Corbyn one. 1,233 more words


The Last Days of Lady Hayter - Corbyn Critic falls to Godwin's Law.

Now Norm in Labour Row on Anti-Semitism.

Godwin’s Law (also known as Godwin’s Rule of Nazi Analogies) is a saying made by Mike Godwin in 1990. 641 more words

European Left

The ‘Unconstitutional Animus’ Against UK Labour Leader

16 July 2019 — Consortium News

Johanna Ross spoke with David Miller, a propaganda researcher, after the recent publicity of U.K. civil service murmurings about Jeremy Corbyn’s “fitness.” 1,025 more words