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Corbyn smeared as antisemitic after he blames bankers for banking crisis

Corbyn smeared as antisemitic after he blames bankers for banking crisis Supporters of Israel hardened up their attacks on backers of Jeremy Corbyn ahead of the Labour Party conference this week.

Beware the union leaders’ moves against Corbyn at Labour Party conference

Beware the union leaders’ moves against Corbyn at Labour Party conference This year’s Labour Party conference could mark the moment that trade union leaders reveal themselves as Jeremy Corbyn’s most unreliable allies.

Labour’s new antisemitism definition hits solidarity with Palestine

Labour’s new antisemitism definition hits solidarity with Palestine The Labour Party’s new definition of antisemitism has already had a chilling effect on pro-Palestinian campaigners’ willingness to criticise Israel

The Labour right are attacking the real anti-racists

The Labour right are attacking the real anti-racists Something remarkable is happening in the Labour Party. The right is trying to seize the mantle of anti-racism.

Labour sources reveal how party retreated over Palestine solidarity

Labour sources reveal how party retreated over Palestine solidarity Socialist Worker can reveal what happened in the Labour Party National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting this week which saw a retreat over Palestinian rights.

Stand with Palestine after Labour Party accepts antisemitism definition

Stand with Palestine after Labour Party accepts antisemitism definition The Labour Party has adopted a definition of antisemitism that restricts criticism of Israel

Corbyn’s retreat shows Labour’s limitations

04 September 2018
Jeremy Corbyn has spent his political life campaigning against oppression, imperialism and racism. His first act after being elected Labour leader in September 2015 was to join a protest in solidarity with refugees.

The TUC—Managing Workers’ Anger

04 September 2018
The TUC union federation is celebrating 150 years. Workers have won many gains through their unions—but their leaders have little to be proud of, writes Sadie Robinson

Angry protest calls on Labour’s national executive committee to stand with Palestine

04 September 2018
Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn protested outside Labour Party headquarters on Tuesday.

Lies and smears are used by Zionists to erode support for oppressed

04 September 2018
Claims that Corbyn personally is an antisemite have gone hand in hand with attempts to cast anti-Zionism—opposition to Israel’s racist founding ideology—as antisemitic.

Fudge over antisemitism risks Palestine solidarity

03 September 2018
The Labour Party looks almost certain to agree to a definition of antisemitism at a meeting on Tuesday.

Racist's resignation no loss for Labour

31 August 2018
Resigning the Labour Party whip yesterday, MP Frank Field said, “We must be seen when we go into the next election that we’re not racist.”

Don’t dismiss Zionism

28 August 2018
Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of antisemitism for saying a group of Zionists—people who support Israel’s founding ideology—didn’t understand “English irony”.

Activists speak out on the IHRA definition - it’s not antisemitic to stand up for Palestine

24 August 2018
Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party are under pressure over how the party defines antisemitism. The right wants Labour to agree that it’s antisemitic to say “the existence of a state of Israel is a racist endeavour”.

Hundreds-strong meeting in London says defend Corbyn against antisemitism slurs

21 August 2018
Hundreds of supporters of the Palestinians and Jeremy Corbyn met in central London on Tuesday night to defend the right to criticise Israel.

It’s Margaret Hodge who has peddled racist rhetoric, not Jeremy Corbyn

21 August 2018
Right wing Labour MP Margaret Hodge directly linked support for Palestine to accusations of antisemitism, in an interview last week.

Union leaders are wrong to make concessions that weaken Corbyn

18 August 2018
CWU union leader Dave Ward has spoken out in defence of Jeremy Corbyn. Others are demanding he concedes over the definition of antisemitism.

Trade union leaders pile pressure onto Labour to silence criticism of Israel

14 August 2018
Trade Union leaders and allies of Corbyn have put increasing pressure on him to adopt a definition of antisemitism that restricts criticism of Israel.

A long and sordid history—Labour’s support for Israel

14 August 2018
The Labour Party has extended the hand of friendship to Israel for a century

Debate: Corbyn, Labour and the future of politics

07 August 2018
Author and Labour Party member Mark Perryman debates leading Socialist Workers Party member Mark L Thomas on whether socialists should be in Labour

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