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Labour party antisemitism

The Australian Left must learn from British Labour’s antisemitism scandal

21 May 2016

9:00 AM

21 May 2016

9:00 AM

British Labour may be in the throes of a crisis that could keep the party out of national government for a generation and threatens its claims to be a progressive political party committed to anti-racism and social justice.

The crisis is entirely of the party’s own making. Plastered across the social media pages of its councillors, activists, members of the House of Commons and even its esteemed party grandees has been unabashed racism directed squarely at the Jews.

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Alex Ryvchin is the Public Affairs Director of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the peak representative body of the Australian Jewish community, and a regular Speccie contributor

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