Rather than simply leaving Corbyn in limbo, the decision not to restore the whip will be seen by the hard left as another provocation.
Posts Tagged: Antisemitism
After his involvement in Labour’s second referendum proposal, he shouldn’t assume voters have short memories.
The leader of the party has been quick to take action. But changing it for good will take time.
Natasha Hausdorff: Ministers must set an international example and support Israel’s latest proposals
Plans to bring areas of the West Bank under civilian, rather than military, law should be welcomed as a step in the right direction.
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.
The leaked report undoubtedly poses serious difficulties, but it may also offer a chance to move decisively against the previous regime.
I couldn’t believe that Susan had lived through so much – but felt that she had no choice to protest against the same hatred over 70 years later.
“People need to take their heads out of the sand”…and rid the party of the “cancer” of antisemitism.
The word has not gained the same currency as ‘antisemitism’ because its original one was fundamentally flawed, and subsequent iterations inadequate.
They knew that British Jews were frightened of the prospect of a Corbyn Government. They knew those fears were valid. Yet Phillips and Nandy carried on campaigning.
“You have to save us from that guy…”, says one member of the public. “Otherwise we’re all leaving the country!”, adds another.
“I’m deeply saddened” to hear of the Jewish community’s concerns about the Labour Party, the Shadow Chancellor says.
The Opposition’s challenger to Boris Johnson has said that Israel “has no right to exist”, amongst other comments.
The Prime Minister confronts Corbyn over “his failure to deal with racism in the Labour Party”.
It seems they hope that if they can weather the antisemitism scandal long enough, it will simply be accepted as background noise.