A proxy election in UNITE is bad news for all sides

“A plague a’ both your houses.” ~ Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet Act 3, Scene 1, 91. As I type this article, the election for the General Secretary of UNITE the union is in full force. Candidates have decided on a their strategy and sent out literature to decide the who...

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...

Accepting and respecting voters’ views on immigration isn’t racist – it’s in line with Labour values

On the 24th June, Britain awoke to the news that it was leaving the European Union. It was a decision that was both a surprise and yet, at the same time, sadly predictable. As a self-confessed sad political obsessive who watches Question Time every week, the vote to...