Automation and the future of the Labour Party

In his most recent, marathon blog on Leave’s victory in last year’s referendum, Dominic Cummings makes the well-worn, but oft forgotten point that moments like our decision to leave the EU are by their nature over-determined, the product of a confluence of...

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...