Antisemitism: what’s a non-Jew to do?

Being against most forms of racism gets one a good name on the Left. Being against racism against Jews, not so much. A Labour Party member and non-Jewish anti-antisemite – let’s call her Amanda – recently told me that, for having the temerity to call out this... read more

Ten things to hope for at Labour Party Conference

This year’s Labour Party Conference is to begin in the wake of many things. Brexit. Austerity. Factionalism. Antisemitism. A better-than-expected election performance from Labour. Here are ten things Labour members might hope for when the conference begins this... read more

Labour must speak out on Catalonia

As Catalonia prepares to have a referendum on its independence, Spain has tightened its grip on the democratic process, arresting members of the Catalonian Government and seizing ballot papers and boxes related to the Independence vote. Although Labour is a ‘Unionist’... read more

Is the NHS being undermined by the patriarchy?

Removing family doctors from the popular well used community health centre next to Cowgate estate could widen the gender health divide. According to figures produced by Public Health England and the Newcastle Clinical Commissioning Group one half of the patients using... read more