The Shadow Home Secretary says social media is being used to ‘poison the political debate’, and that internet providers need to ‘do more to close down these people’.
Posts Tagged: Racism
Today we mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Perhaps the 60 million Americans who backed him simply thought other factors were more important. But is that judgement bigoted in itself?
Nadhim Zahawi: The claim that Brexit-set Britain will be a racist country is contemptible. And I’m living proof that it isn’t true.
We should commit to tackling racism where it exists – not working ourselves into paroxysms of outrage.
Evidence suggests that there was a post-June 23rd spike. But a relationship with the referendum is contestable. And the normal trend soon reasserted itself.
When you think your cause is beyond reproach, it’s must easier to demonise your opponents and justify mistreating them – and I’ve experienced the results.
Racist attacks since the referendum. “Send them home” rhetoric. Who’s responsible, and what can be done?
It would be wrong to pretend some racists don’t feel emboldened. But it would be an injustice to tar 17.4 million Leavers as agreeing with them.
It is an ideology which views people as collections of abstract categories rather than individuals, and finds fashionable new forms for Jewphobic tropes.
“I didn’t insinuate anything. I said that there is a very clear problem, and I’ve given you an example of it, and you don’t seem to be taking it seriously.”
On the local elections: “I’ve been touring round the country and I know it’s been a setback for us, it’s been a dreadful week.”
Ken Livingstone has been suspended for bringing the party into disrepute after saying Adolf Hitler supported Zionism.
Jeremy Corbyn has no comment when asked what he intends to do about accusations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party.
Livingstone’s conduct is deeply offensive both to those of us who lost loved ones in the Holocaust, and to the vast majority of people in the United Kingdom.
Naz Shah’s local Momentum branch suggest her apology was forced out of her like a Stalinist show trial
The group shared an article comparing Israel to the Nazis and alleging the Israeli government is conspiring to destabilise Corbyn
The so-called kinder, gentler politics that the Labour leadership claims to espouse masks an undercurrent of anti-Semitism and bigotry.