The future of Momentum

A FEW DAYS AGO, I launched a petition proposing a positive vision for the future of Momentum and asking that we, the ordinary members, be directly consulted on the future of the organisation. After over 2,300 signatures and support from members of the Shadow Cabinet, Jeremy Corbyn himself has stepped in to explain his vision … Continue reading

Our Plea to Jonathan Freedland: Treat Israel As You Would Any Other Colonial State

In Jonathan Freedland’s opinion piece for the Guardian, ‘My plea to the left: treat Jews the same way you’d treat any other minority’, he argues that in its opposition to Israel the left breaks its normal anti-racist rules. Just as the misogynist ‘mainsplains’, anti-Zionists lecture about a distinction between Zionism and anti-Semitism that feels immaterial … Continue reading