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

Momentum Labour Infighting on Anti-Antisemitism

An Open Letter to Tony Greenstein and Jack Conrad from Gerry Downing: Neither Ian Donovan nor Gerry Downing are responsible for what Gilad Atzmon thinks and writes or his mistaken postmodern methodology. However his views are motivated by a hatred of Zionism and its weaponising of the Holocaust to justify their treatment of the Palestinians. A stance and the reasons for it you never acknowledge. … Continue reading Momentum Labour Infighting on Anti-Antisemitism