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

Anti-Semites V Anti-Semites Breakaway

From HENRY ZEFFMAN in The Times:  First came allegations of antisemitism among grassroots supporters of Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party leader. Then came the backlash, as those suspended or expelled accused Labour of a witch hunt. Now the backlash has spawned its own backlash, after a landlord banned rival hard-left factions from meeting in his pub. Labour Against the Witchhunt (LAW), which protests against suspensions … Continue reading Anti-Semites V Anti-Semites Breakaway