Tag Archives: Jeremy Corbyn

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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Playing games in the face of barbarism

The oath of allegiance taken by members of Golden Dawn in Greece identifies their greatest enemy as the “Eternal Jew” – Der Ewige Jude was the title of a Nazi propaganda film from 1940.   The leader of the Greek … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn and the shock of the new

Another council by-election in Hackney, London, last night showed a large swing to Labour. At the same time a recent poll put Labour 11 percent behind the Tories in national voting intention. An earlier poll put Labour ahead on the … Continue reading

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The strategic dilemma of the left Remain position

This is indeed a blow to the Remain camp. The Momentum leadership’s decision, reported in the Guardian, to evade the Europe issue for two months and to focus on getting the Labour vote out in the May elections is not … Continue reading

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