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Letters—Starmer’s attack on anti-Zionism is an attack on left wing Jews

Letters—Starmer’s attack on anti-Zionism is an attack on left wing Jews Moves to make Zionism and the state of Israel untouchable are ultimately at the expense of Jews and our safety

Labour Party leaders condemn solidarity with Palestine at LSE university

Labour Party leaders condemn solidarity with Palestine at LSE university Labour has lined up with Israel's racism and suggested protest against it is antisemitic

Labour right crows as conference votes to give MPs more power

Labour right crows as conference votes to give MPs more power MPs will now be able to stop a left wing candidate ever standing for the party leadership again.

Palestine—is one state possible?

Palestine—is one state possible? The idea of a single-state solution in Palestine is gaining traction, but some say that ‘old hatreds’ make this impossible. Nick Clark argues that resistance can break the hold of reactionary ideas and lead to a Palestinian state

Chanie Rosenberg 1922-2021

Chanie Rosenberg 1922-2021 Chanie Rosenberg, who has died aged 99, spent her life fighting the injustices that are still at the centre of world politics today.

Jerusalem Declaration helps fight right’s attempts to silence Palestinians

Jerusalem Declaration helps fight right’s attempts to silence Palestinians The Jerusalem Declaration respects the right of Palestinians and their supporters to criticise Israel and Zionism

Universities fight to protect solidarity with Palestine

16 February 2021
The battle to defend the right to speak out for Palestine has returned to universities. Some students in Oxford tried to stop left wing ¬filmmaker Ken Loach from speaking at a university event last week.

Labour steps up drive against solidarity with Palestine

11 February 2021
The Labour Party committee to advise it on how to handle antisemitism includes members who openly link support for Palestine to hatred of Jewish people.

Leading activists suspended from Labour as assault on the left continues

04 December 2020
Two leading left wing Jewish activists have been suspended from the Labour Party for speaking out on Palestine and antisemitism.

Corbyn’s return to the Labour Party based on concessions to the right

17 November 2020
Jeremy Corbyn has been readmitted to the Labour Party after making another concession to right wing efforts to silence criticism of Israel.

Debates and divisions in unions and the left on how to respond to the attacks in Labour

02 November 2020
Two online rallies revealed debates on how the left should respond to the right’s assault.

Keir Starmer’s suspension of Jeremy Corbyn means war on the left

02 November 2020
There is now no doubt that Labour leader Keir Starmer is determined to drive the left out of the party—or force it into ­humiliated submission.

Keir Starmer uses antisemitism report to suspend Corbyn and attack solidarity with Palestine

29 October 2020
There is now no doubt that Labour leader Keir Starmer is determined to drive the left out of the party, or to force them into humiliated submission.

Labour Leadership continues to show that criticism of Israel will not be tolerated

26 October 2020
The Labour Party leadership has told off MP Stephen Kinnock for making a speech criticising Israel, according to reports.

Stand Up To Racism conference sends out message of resistance

17 October 2020
Anti-racists in Britain celebrated blows to fascist parties in Greece, Slovakia and Austria at an international conference that began on Saturday. 

‘Don’t silence our criticism of Israel,’ Palestinians tell Labour Party

18 September 2020
A group of prominent Palestinians in Britain have written an open letter to the Labour Party insisting on their right to call Israel—and its founding ideology Zionism—racist.

The story of how Corbyn’s compromises led to defeat

11 September 2020
Left Out is a book for people who think Keir Starmer is doing a good job. But it also holds some valuable lessons for genuine socialists—and hard truths about the Labour Party.

How super-rich buy their way out of the coronavirus crisis

18 August 2020
The super-rich are ­buying citizenship in countries with lower coronavirus rates in order to protect their health.

What are the roots of antisemitism?

04 August 2020
Antisemitism belongs to the right. That’s a simple and straightforward fact. But it’s an important argument in the face of attempts to cast the whole of left wing politics as tarnished with antisemitism.

Smears used by the Labour right to marginalise the left

27 July 2020
Right wing politicians, journalists and ­supporters of Israel have launched a new attack on the left after the Labour Party apologised to people who labelled it antisemitic.

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