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...

The Brexiteers won the war. We cannot let them win the peace…

The reaction I have heard since Theresa May’s big set-piece Brexit speech this week is actually far scarier than the contents of the speech itself. Theresa May outlined, in a clever if poorly delivered speech, basically what we already knew (or feared). We have then...

“Too weak to win but too strong to die”? – Unsticking the Fabians’ “Stuck”

For those of us whose misery quotas had not yet quite been filled by the two-handed combo of January blues and the (figurative and literal) hangover from 2016, the Fabian Society were on hand to throw a massive wet blanket on any remaining optimism about the new year...