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Corbyn smeared as antisemitic after he blames bankers for banking crisis

18 September 2018
Supporters of Israel hardened up their attacks on backers of Jeremy Corbyn ahead of the Labour Party conference this week.

Labour’s new antisemitism definition hits solidarity with Palestine

11 September 2018
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

11 September 2018
Something remarkable is happening in the Labour Party. The right is trying to seize the mantle of anti-racism.

Oslo deal betrayed Palestinians

11 September 2018
The Oslo Accords signed 25 years ago helped Israel tighten its grip on Palestine. They enshrined the two-state solution that has been since exposed as a sham, writes Nick Clark

‘Community’ is no way to fight against oppression

11 September 2018
Sharing a religion or ethnicity doesn’t mean everyone has the same interests, argues Sadie Robinson

Labour sources reveal how party retreated over Palestine solidarity

05 September 2018
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

04 September 2018
The Labour Party has adopted a definition of antisemitism that restricts criticism of Israel

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.

LETTERS - Palestinian refugees must have the right to return home

04 September 2018
There was more evidence last week that the full support Donald Trump’s administration is giving to the occupation and ethnic cleansing of Palestine is unprecedented.

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.

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”.

Aid cuts to Palestine herald more attacks and land grabs

28 August 2018
The US has cut more than £150 million in aid to Palestinians to pressure the Palestinian government to give up more rights.

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”.

The Black September massacre 1970

21 August 2018
The media is using the Black September group’s hostage-taking of Israeli athletes in 1972 to attack Jeremy Corbyn. Nick Clark looks at the history of massacre, defeat and betrayal in the fight for Palestinian liberation that led to it

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.

Corbyn says he’s right to stand up for Palestine

14 August 2018
Labour’s leader showed how to turn the tables on the right by bringing solidarity with Palestinians to the fore

Big protest shows fury over racist law in Israel

14 August 2018
Israel’s Nation State law exposes the anti-Palestinian racism at the heart of the state

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

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