Promises regarding an inquiry into Islamophobia have come to nought and so we continue to find ourselves unable to respond to criticism with a clear name.
Posts Tagged: Racism
Some of those loudest in denouncing a young Downing Street adviser, seem unaware of the views of their intellectual heroes.
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.
Unfit for office. But worse even than Corbyn are Labour’s moderates – who are willing to put his anti-Jewish racism into power.
Most voters will have what to them are more pressing reasons to reject Corbyn than anti-semitism. But none expose more fully why he must be stopped.
“I’m deeply saddened” to hear of the Jewish community’s concerns about the Labour Party, the Shadow Chancellor says.
The pleasures of moral condemnation could distract the PM’s critics from replying to his arguments.
Here is a Leader of the Opposition who cannot see an open goal without tapping the ball gently in the wrong direction.
It seems they hope that if they can weather the antisemitism scandal long enough, it will simply be accepted as background noise.
“The anti-semitic abuse I receieved was what I was subjected to every single day. Telling me Hitler was right. Telling me Hitler did not go far enough.”
He adds that the former Foreign Secretary “does have a particular way of communicating, which does seem to work.”
Julian Brazier: Yes, the Conservatives must engage with young people – but challenge their worldview, not concede it
James Kanagasooriam’s recent analysis is powerful, but the suggested solutions are less sure. Simply offering what younger voters want won’t work.
Sara Khan should hold an investigation into racial and religious prejudice among all the main parties.
WATCH: McDonnell ‘hopes’ Labour will get a “get a clean bill of health” from antisemitism investigation
The Shadow Chancellor was being asked about a possible intervention by the human rights watchdog.
Flawed, of dubious judgement, and late to the fight. But if he’s the only big beast willing to challenge anti-semitism, at least it’s better than nothing.
He argues for training and rehabilitation of racist Party members as well as expulsions.