The comments on Labour anti-semitism are harmful to Jews

I’m sure most readers will agree wholeheartedly with the point David Graeber is making below – but I do think we should spread it around. After all, with half a million Labour Party members, just statistically, some anti-semites will probably be among them. But it pales into insignificance compared with Conservative Islamophobia for example –… Read more

Immigrants help us…

This is straightforward Labour Party evangalism, for which I perhaps ought to apologise, but I (and I reckon that many of our readers might well) agree absolutely. It is a counteraction to the untruthful Tory idea that immigrants are a problem, when in fact immigrants are invariably younger and more active than most and do… Read more

On Brexit and Remain alliances…

The news that Farage is standing down about half his prospective Brexit Party [BXP] candidates (who have reputedly been charged £100 each just to be considered as candidates – rumoured to be about £35k of income) is probably not great news for Remainers. Yet wherever they are in the UK the majority of Labour (and… Read more

In touch or not?

Jo Johnson has tweeted this and Tom Kibasi of the IPPR has suggested that his daily newspaper reading suggests he is not in touch with his constituents. It is, of course, an arguable case. But to me, it is much more likely that in reading this trio of newspapers – the FT, The New York… Read more