Labour, Antisemitism and Jeremy Corbyn Letter to Guardian 30.04.16 We are Jewish members and supporters of the Labour party and of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, who wish to put our perspective on the “antisemitism” controversy that has been widely debated in the last few weeks (Labour’s antisemitism crisis as Livingstone suspended, 29 April). We do not accept that antisemitism is “rife” in the Labour party. Of the examples that have been repeated in the media, many have been reported inaccurately, some are trivial, and a very few may be genuine examples of antisemitism. The tiny number of cases of real antisemitism need to be dealt with, but we are proud that the Labour party historically has been in the forefront of the fight against all forms of racism. We, personally, have not experienced any antisemitic prejudice in our dealings with Labour party colleagues. [continue...]
Greece needs a Europe for working people Greek dock worker addresses British workers [continue...]
Does Labour Have a ‘Problem with Jews’?
For an excellent analysis of the relationship between antisemitism and Zionism, read David Rosenberg’s article in the current issue of Labour Briefing:
BHS: “the unacceptable face of capitalism”. By Mick Brooks 11,000 completely innocent people are in danger of losing their livelihoods. Retailer BHS has gone under. [continue...]
We are going to vote for Europe, to change Europe. Letter to Guardian from Labour politicians 17.04.16 [continue...]
This is a free blogging space for LRC members. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the LRC. We are undergoing technical problems with the site and currently with the links to blog postings. Please bear with us until we can resolve the problem.