Galloway is furthering a dangerous communalism – by dragging conflicts overseas towards the centre of domestic political discourse.
Posts Tagged: Anti-Semitism
David Gauke: Chesham and Amersham. Yes, a realignment is taking place in British politics. But it is likely to happen slowly.
Plus: Why Johnson will end lockdown in July, but is to blame for maintaining it. And: Labour. Seen as too anti-Semitic in some places… not enough in others.
Ben Obese-Jecty: As an ethnic minority Conservative, my experiences have been positive. But Singh’s report shows room for growth.
As a party we should welcome measures that can help address existing shortcomings.
Robert Halfon: There is no moral equivalence between the Hamas terror group and the democratic state of Israel
Behind the former is the force that drives the current conflict: the not-so-hidden hand of Iran – and its exported violence.
It despises the very values of patriotism and economic self-improvement that made people like my grandparents vote for them.
Jonathan Hughes: In memory of Jonathan Sacks – whose words and writing contributed so much to British politics and society
He had a rare gift for reaching Jewish and non-Jewish and popular and elite audiences with his advocacy of community over individualism.
Labour leader defends the decision to suspend his predecessor after publication of a report into anti-semitism in the party.
He repeats the one he offered earlier on Labour’s behalf – but ducks whether Corbyn should now be expelled.
Pledges on housing and the environment were abandoned. The Labour Group became embroiled in bullying and anti-semitism.
Richard Holden: My young constituents want to pay less tax and afford a home. We must lift the University debts that hold them back.
A major part of the problem is high tax rates driven by borrowing for higher education courses that they’d be better off not taking.
I’m haunted by how media propagation of tribalism in Rwanda helped to desensitise people – and was followed by genocide.
The right to it must be championed even when – no: especially when – remarks are made that we find reprehensible.
The leader of the party has been quick to take action. But changing it for good will take time.
Richard Holden: On Wednesday, Sunak needs to show as much confidence in Britain as local publicans in North West Durham
It was superb to see responsible local businesses investing, and ensuring a safe and socially distanced experience for their customers.
Garvan Walshe: To win re-election, Poland’s President Duda is counting on the homophobic, sexist Konfederacja party
But they have hugely different views on economic policy to PiS, and consider its pro-Catholicism naive at best.