Tag: Labour Party

Political Leadership in The Age of Scoundrels – Reflections in advance of the UK’s December Election


If the second quarter of the twentieth century was “The age of the dictators” then the current period is bidding to be “The age of the scoundrels”. Certainly, few would claim that many of today’s national leaders display high levels of personal integrity. Perhaps it was ‘ever so’ but surely, not, in democracies, displayed in […]

A Straightforward and Practical Resource for Understanding Labour’s Antisemitism Problem


This web page, and the many links contained within it, is a resource for political people who will increasingly find that they need to understand contemporary antisemitism. Please bookmark it and come back to it when you need it. And I’m sorry to tell you that you will need it. Antisemitism always positions its own […]

ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute 2018, Day Three, Jonathan Arkush, “British Jews under Pressure – is there a Future Here”


Jonathan Arkush, President, Board of Deputies of British Jews, 2015-2018 “British Jews under Pressure – is there a Future Here?” ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute 2018 St. John’s College, Oxford University, United Kingdom Tuesday, July 31, 2018

George Galloway in “racist” walk out


George Galloway walked out of a debate on Wednesday evening after learning that the student he was debating with was an Israeli. The Respect MP had just begun to debate Eylon Aslan-Levy, a third-year PPEist at Brasenose, on the motion ‘Israel should withdraw immediately from the West Bank’. But as Aslan-Levy was beginning his speech, […]