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

General Secretary Infighting

The fight for Labour’s General Secretary position has once again shown up the deep cracks in the Labour Party. One MP described the choice between Jon Lansmann and Unite’s Jennie Formby as a choice beween vomit and puke. Is the fight worth losing footsoldiers over? Jeremy Corbyn seems to think so… With Jeremy Corbyn apparently asking power-crazed Lansman not to stand and Unite threatening to withdraw … Continue reading General Secretary Infighting