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Mahmoud Abbas: reactionary rhetoric and political diversion

The comment by Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, that the Holocaust was a result of the economic function of Jewish people in Europe and not of anti-semitism is wrong, shows a failure to grasp the nature of anti-Jewish … Continue reading

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The anti-racist radical left must give the ideological battle

It’s sad to see the NGO-generated monitoring group, AfD Watch, in Berlin peddling the centrist attack on the radical left, claiming it is convergent with the far right. It says there is a major problem of what it terms the … Continue reading

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Unite the left and anti-racist movements against cynical right-wing disruption

Not just in Britain, but also in France, austerity governments are attempting to confuse and disrupt general opposition and anti-racist sentiment. This is an important article firmly rejecting the decision by the president of the French equivalent of the Board … Continue reading

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Anti-semitism: cynical misuse of a real problem to pro-capitalist and right-wing ends

The FT yesterday published an absolutely outrageous column by Edward Luce. In it he ostensibly addresses the serious issue of anti-semitism, particularly in Donald Trump’s America, but then closely brackets Jeremy Corbyn with Trump and articulates a loose conception of … Continue reading

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No to the Russia hysteria – rally to Corbyn and the left

Jim Pickard of the FT makes this point about Corbyn’s response to May on the Russia hysteria in parliament: “Corbyn looks almost entirely isolated in the House of Commons with his ‘on the one hand, on the other hand’ approach … Continue reading

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German lesson: the continuing centrality of the organised working class movement

Fascists in the AfD have put major effort into trying to translate their electoral support into gaining a presence inside the organised working class in Germany. That is all the better to dis-organise it along nativist and racist lines that … Continue reading

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Macedonia crisis: clarity not ambiguity against the nationalist right’s offensive

  This is a press release from Popular Unity in Greece highlighting the intervention of its leader Panagiotis Lafazanis this week in advance of a second nationalist right wing rally, this time in Athens this coming Sunday. It is headlined: … Continue reading

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