Do Not be Comforted by UKIP’s Failure to Break Through in Stoke – The Battle for Labour’s Heartlands is Just Beginning

Do Not be Comforted by UKIP’s Failure to Break Through in Stoke – The Battle for Labour’s Heartlands is Just Beginning

Amidst the shock and misery that befell Labour’s true believers in the wake of our loss of Copeland yesterday morning, some people – including Labour’s ‘leader’ – tried to shift people’s focus onto the fact that we had held Stoke Central. This was due, they said, to...

Laughter is the best weapon: why mocking Nazis is better than punching them

Pop quiz hotshot: what do Captain Steve Rogers, Dr Henry “Indiana” Jones, Rory off “Doctor Who”, and a protester at a recent anti-Trump rally all have in common? If you answered “they’ve all punched Nazis in the face”, then well done, have a biscuit. Like most...

If Labour can’t be a home for Jews in this new age of extremes, it doesn’t deserve to be a home for anyone

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. It is also over a week since I renewed my affiliate membership of the Jewish Labour Movement (JLM), and nearly a year since I first signed up in protest and in solidarity due to the despicable way in which some Jews were being...