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Posts Tagged: Antisemitism
His long career evinces both a real understanding of issues such as antisemitism and a philospher’s willingness to change his mind.
The Labour leader then refuses to comment on his experience of being accused of racism by Margaret Hodge.
The Prime Minister replies by contrasting her work on the negotiations to Corbyn’s internal battles over antisemitism.
Four factors are bringing the debate to a head – but there is precious little sign that the forces of decency will defeat their Corbynite opponents.
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The Labour leader’s newly-revealed comments have crossed a line. The question is what will Labour MPs – and voters – do about it?
Our Executive Editor dissects Labour candidate Faiza Shaheen’s attempt to dismiss facts about the Labour leader as “hearsay”.
Joshua McMullan: To effectively fight antisemitism, the Conservative Party must address its own troubled history on race relations
The sooner we deal with our Party’s past, however difficult, the easier it will be to drive out the hatred emerging on the Left today.
Momentum has lost control of the monster it created – only Corbyn has the power to purge his movement of anti-semitism
Momentum’s leaders taught supporters to reject any criticism, and encouraged a siege mentality. Now they are under attack by their own grassroots.
A party capable of indulging such poisonous conduct is capable of much else besides – and they could yet enter government.
The excuses have become dully predictable – we cannot allow this hatred itself to become a dully predictable party of everyday life, too.
The phrase tends to get thrown around as if it means something undeniably and wholly positive, but it’s more complicated than that.