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Corbynmania takes over Hull

Holderness Road, east Hull. At first glance it looks like a typical weekday afternoon here. Pensioners sit in fish and chip cafes and amble out of butchers; others loiter outside grocery stores smoking. 874 more words

Observation Confused as Prejudice

There is a small, local incident in the Palace of Westminster that is being blown up out of all proportion and I’d like to add my twopenny worth. 276 more words

Democratic Rights

There Is No Crisis Within The Labour Party

There is no crisis within the Labour Party. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that there is no crisis within the party after Ken Livingstone was suspended for defending an MP who made comments that were considered Anti-Semetic. 229 more words

Politics

When denying antisemitism just gets weird: OpenDemocracy vs. the Truth

This article on Open Democracy was doing the rounds today in the Labour-supporting bits of the internet, especially after Andrew Sparrow of the Guardian included it in his Politics Live coverage of the day’s events. 877 more words

Politics

Anti-semitism and the history of Zionist emigration: it seems I might be a Nazi apologist

I’m not particularly a fan of Ken Livingtone, or for that matter of the Labour Party: I’ve been a Green since the 1980s. But I am genuinely shocked that Livingstone stands seriously accused of anti-Semitism, and has been suspended from the Party while the allegations are investigated. 468 more words

Education

Notes on Anti-Semitism, Zionism and Palestine

Given the culmination today, of the carefully planned right wing Blairite strategy to destabilise the Corbyn leader of the Labour Party this piece, by Tariq Ali writing in the Italian daily… 1,545 more words

Labour Movement

Jew-baiter Livingstone's filthy and ignorant perversion of history


John Mann MP denounces Livingstone; Livingstone claims history is on his side

As I made clear in the previous post, I have some sympathy for Naz Shah, despite her disgraceful Facebook posts. 4,696 more words

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