The Real Scandal of Jeremy Corbyn’s Exclusion

November 05, 2020

Earlier this year, an internal report from the UK’s Labour Party revealed that some of its influential members worked to sabotage former leader Jeremy Corbyn’s electoral chances in 2017, the election in which he nearly achieved an unexpected victory against Prime Minister Theresa...

The Culture of Sabotage in Left-Wing Parties

April 17, 2020

Just days after replacing Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the UK’s Labour Party, Sir Keir Starmer finds himself confronted with the task of dealing with an alarming report leaked to the media this week. The 860-page document reveals the depth of factionalism within the party and the very real impact...

What’s Wrong with Anti-Semitism?

October 18, 2018

Anti-Semitism is dangerous because of what it reveals about people and systems, not just in and of itself.  In 2010, a British journalist born in Poland, Ewa Jasiewicz, spray-painted the words, “Free Gaza and Palestine” on part of the wall of the old Warsaw Ghetto, together with Yonatan...

The Wider Repercussions of Labour’s Anti-Semitism Crisis

September 04, 2018

The failure of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour to deal with the issue of anti-Semitism should raise alarm bells for those concerned about the potential growth of radical-right extremism in the UK. British politics is in a bad place at the moment, and not just on account of Brexit. Recent weeks have...