Tag Archives: Jeremy Corbyn

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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Islamophobia – more than hate crime, state ideology

  Islamophobia – anti-Muslim racism – is being described on much of the broadcast media as a form of “extremism” or of “hate crime”. But there is something distinct about Islamophobia. Not distinct in that it is in some way … Continue reading

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Back Corbyn over Article 50 – demand MPs vote with him

  Jeremy Corbyn’s response to the Tory defeat in the Supreme Court over the Article 50 process to trigger Brexit is excellent. He says: ‘The Government has today been forced by the Supreme Court to accept the sovereignty of Parliament. … Continue reading

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National Conservatism: Trump, May and anti-Semitism

Some 75 percent of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain are the responsibility of the far right, says a committee of MPs. The actual figure may be higher. That is both because the committee has demonstrated a consistent bias in seeking to … Continue reading

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Immigration, the labour movement and the left in Britain today

Unite leader Len McCluskey said in his speech to the Labour Party conference: “I believe that the question of free movement of labour is a question not only in the UK but in Europe. No one talks of countries where … Continue reading

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