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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.

Fight the claim that the left is antisemitic 

27 July 2020
The renewed assault on the left is bigger than Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party. Disgraceful accusations of antisemitism are flung almost indiscriminately at the whole of the left.

Labour payouts after antisemitism claims will mean more assaults on the left

23 July 2020
The left faces further assaults from the right following a huge pay-out and apology to so-called whistleblowers who appeared in a BBC documentary last year.

Labour report will be used to tarnish the left as ‘racist’

18 July 2020
A report into alleged antisemitism in the Labour Party will be used as another way to push back activists, says Nick Clark

Starmer sacks Long-Bailey to show clean break with Corbyn, and to dump Palestine

25 June 2020
Labour leader Keir Starmer has sent his clearest signal yet that he will attack left wing party members—and use criticism of Israel as an excuse

Labour officials plotted to sabotage Jeremy Corbyn

13 April 2020
A leaked Labour Party report has exposed how a faction lodged inside the party’s headquarters sabotaged Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership—and waged war on the members.

Divisions tear through Labour on the eve of leadership vote

18 February 2020
As members begin voting for the next Labour leader this week, debates about transphobia, Palestine solidarity and the party’s election defeat are raging, reports Nick Clark

Israel supporters are on a new offensive

11 February 2020
The Witchhunt smearing anti-Zionists as antisemites has moved on to new targets

The Windermere Children

28 January 2020
August, 1945. A coachload of children arrive at the Calgarth Estate by Lake Windermere, England.

Rules pushed by Labour right hit Palestine solidarity

21 January 2020
Nick Clark looks at how the most recent antisemitism smears are playing out in the Labour leadership election

Antisemitism is a real danger—it comes from the right not the left

10 December 2019
Right wingers will continue to use accusations of antisemitism against the left after the general election.

What's behind antisemitism slurs?

03 December 2019
The Tories and the Blairites within the Labour Party quickly realised after Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader that the antisemitism slur was their most effective weapon against him.

Antisemitism fuelled by the right—not Labour

26 November 2019
Antisemitism is “sanctioned from the top”—but not, as the Chief Rabbi wrote this week, from the top of the Labour Party.

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