Against The Racist Endeavour

From the emergence of Zionism as a response to European antisemitism, through the duplicitous policies of Britain in Mandate Palestine to the establishment of the state of Israel and its role as the USA’s regional gendarme, Against the Racist Endeavour charts the struggles of the Palestinians against colonial oppression, invasive settlement, mass expulsion and war. … Continue reading Against The Racist Endeavour

Labour NEC capitulates to Zionist smear campaign

By KD Tait THE Labour Party NEC’s decision to adopt all 11 unofficial examples attached to the IHRA definition of antisemitism represents a serious retreat from solidarity with the Palestinians and a victory for anti-socialist forces inside and outside the party who are determined to prevent the election of a leftwing Labour government. In capitulating … Continue reading Labour NEC capitulates to Zionist smear campaign

Labour witch-hunt is undermining the fight against antisemitism

By KD Tait KEN LIVINGSTONE has resigned from the Labour Party, days before a formal disciplinary process was due to start, the outcome of which had become a foregone conclusion after “Baroness”  Shami Chakrabarti spoke out in favour of his expulsion, signalling that the leadership had definitively turned against him.  In making those comments, Chakrabarti … Continue reading Labour witch-hunt is undermining the fight against antisemitism

Labour should step up the pressure to end UK support for Israel’s war crimes

By KD Tait This year marks 70 years since the foundation of Israel and the Nakba, in which more than 700,000 Palestinians were driven from their homes. Over the last month, refugees and their descendants in Gaza have been holding peaceful protests in support of the right to return. These demonstrations have faced savage repression … Continue reading Labour should step up the pressure to end UK support for Israel’s war crimes

Israel celebrates Trump’s ‘present’ with fresh slaughter in Gaza

Red Flag Statement ISRAEL HAS celebrated the opening of Donald Trump’s Embassy in Jerusalem with a bloodbath, by massacring at least 60 Palestinian demonstrators, including eight children, and wounding more than 2,270. This brings the total number killed by the IDF since the protests began to over one hundred. Thousands have been injured, with Al … Continue reading Israel celebrates Trump’s ‘present’ with fresh slaughter in Gaza

Israel marks its 70th anniversary by massacring Palestinians

By KD Tait OVER THE past four weeks, at least 37 Palestinians have been killed, and more than 4,000 wounded, by Israeli troops firing indiscriminately into demonstrations organised as part of the Great Return March. As usual, the US and British representatives on the United Nations Security Council have blocked any condemnation of the Israeli … Continue reading Israel marks its 70th anniversary by massacring Palestinians

The fight against antisemitism in Labour

BY KD Tait THE DECISION by Labour’s right wing to reheat the smear campaign accusing Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle antisemitism within the party is a deliberate attempt to sabotage Labour’s local election campaign, discredit the leadership, and silence critics of Israel’s brutal oppression of the Palestinians. Though they have differing priorities and motives, … Continue reading The fight against antisemitism in Labour

The 70th anniversary of the Deir Yassin Massacre

By Dave Stockton THIS YEAR'S celebrations of the anniversary of the foundation of the State of Israel were bigger than ever. They were held on 18 April, corresponding to a date in the Hebrew calendar that in the Gregorian calendar corresponds to 15 May. And this latter date is when Palestinians commemorate the 1948 Nakba … Continue reading The 70th anniversary of the Deir Yassin Massacre

Where was Labour on Palestine demonstration?

By KD Tait THERE WERE a lot of Labour people on Saturday's demo for the 15 Gazans murdered in cold blood by Israel - but there was not one Labour MP among them. Why? The protest was so supportable, called by Palestine solidarity campaigns to protest the murder of 31 civilians by Israeli occupation forces … Continue reading Where was Labour on Palestine demonstration?

Another Israeli massacre in Gaza

Israeli armed forces, firing indiscriminately on unarmed Palestinian demonstrators, men, women and children, have killed at least 16 and injured well over one hundred. As is usual in such cases, the US and British representatives on the UN Security Council have blocked any condemnation of Israel, or even any call on it to stop the … Continue reading Another Israeli massacre in Gaza