Momentum in Informant Tizz

After some serious leaks in recent days there has been some introspection across Momentum groups up and down the country. Not only do Momentum have to fight the intractable anti Semitism battle, it seems clear to them now that their numbers have been invaded by leakers and informants, often from socialist splinter groups and Trotskyite enclaves. The leaks keep coming for the Sunday newspapers. Every … Continue reading Momentum in Informant Tizz

Is Marc Wadsworth History?

A lot of unhappy campers in Labour about this. Recriminations between the party’s various sects. Promises of reinstatement behind the scenes and others saying good riddance. Never has the show of unity been put to such a great test and the fissures in Labour/Momentum seem set to continue to be exposed. From the Independent: Labour has expelled the activist who criticised Jewish MP Ruth Smeeth at the launch of a … Continue reading Is Marc Wadsworth History?

Momentum Antisemitism Resignation

A Jewish member of Newham Momentum has resigned from the organisation, saying “I have witnessed more anti-Semitism in the past week than I ever have in my eight years of Labour Party membership”. Joshua Garfield, who is the Labour candidate for Stratford and New Town in the upcoming local elections, will no longer serve as youth officer the branch of the grassroots hard-left pressure group. … Continue reading Momentum Antisemitism Resignation

Communist Party IS Now Labour

Anyone ever doubting the Communists getting into bed with what’s left of the Labour Party? Doubt no more…… The Communist Party participated alongside “Labour” comrades in the People’s Assembly and Health Campaigns Together demonstrations on February 3 to defend the NHS, unveiling a new dedicated banner and distributing a special issue of its Unity! bulletin. The party’s trade union organiser, Andy Bain, urged solidarity with striking railway … Continue reading Communist Party IS Now Labour

Labour’s Abuse Problem

Sarah Ditum   (from https://sarahditum.com/tag/jeremy-corbyn/)  Labour has an abuse problem. Or it has a problem with stories about abuse, which are exaggerated for partisan reasons then publicised by a hostile right-wing media. Or it doesn’t have a problem with abuse, which is the problem, because abuse is tolerated and tacitly encouraged from the very top of the party. Tell me which of these positions you hold, … Continue reading Labour’s Abuse Problem