The report’s findings make clear that no party is free of this poison – but Labour appears to have a particularly serious problem.
Posts Tagged: Racism
Morris was rightly and swiftly punished. Others doing the same thing but to different victims should surely be treated the same.
But is he still a Party member, as Jenny Tonge was allowed to be after losing the whip?
David Ward. Jenny Tonge. Time and again the Lib Dems fail to stamp out anti-semitism in their ranks.
In 2014 we asked “What does David Ward have to do to get kicked out of the Lib Dems?” Three years on, he has been reselected as a candidate for Farron’s party.
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’.
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.