Pogrom state made manifest

This article by Tony Greenstein looks at how Palestinian resistance to attempted Zionist pogroms, beginning in East Jerusalem, has unnerved the Israeli state. POGROM STATE MADE MANIFEST   Since the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza, Israeli police have been taking their revenge on Israel’s Palestinians for what Jonathan Freedland concedes has been a “strategic disaster”.1 Oren…

The growing recognition that Israel is an apartheid state

This article, first published by Tony Greenstein in his blog points, to the unravelling of the arguments made by the Zionist supporters of Israel. . Having suppressed Corbyn and his allies with false accusations of anti-semitism in the run-up to the 2019 general election, Israel’s assaults on the Palestinians and their resistance has shown that…

Two reviews of books on the Corbyn Project

Tony Greenstein reviews Left out: the inside story of Labour under Corbyn by Benjamin Pogrund and Patrick McGuire as well Owen Jones’s This land: the struggle for the left. This article was originally entitled The Collapse of the Corbyn Project. There has been a marked reluctance by the Labour left to ask simple questions in the…

The Zionist attempts to close down debate on Zionism lies In ruins

We are posting this article by Tony Greenstein following the Labour Representation Committee’s AGM, in which John McDonnell too, partly broke from the Board of Deputies ‘banned list’ which was borrowed from apartheid South Africa. ZIONIST ATTEMPTS TO CLOSE DOWN DEBATE ON ZIONISM LIE IN RUINS At last Saturday’s Labour Representative Committee AGM John McDonnell…

BBC’s WAR ON CORBYN

Tony Greenstein takes apart the BBC’s Panorama programme Is Labour anti-Semitic? providing the Right wing,  racist and Islamophobic background of its producer, John Ware and highlighting the tendentious biased techniques used in its production. BBC’S WAR ON CORBYN       As John Pilger has long argued, the BBC is the most refined propaganda service in…

NETANYAHU – IN ALLIANCE WITH THE NEO-NAZIS

Tony Greenstein provides an analysis of Binyamin Netanyahu’s  latest attempt to shift Israeli politics to the Far Right   NETANYAHU – IN ALLIANCE WITH THE NEO-NAZIS In 1984 rabbi Meir Kahane of the ultra-nationalist Kach party entered the Israeli parliament (knesset), having received over 25,000 votes. Kach stood on a programme which, as The Times of…

ISRAEL – CLARITY AS TO THE REALITY

Netanyahu’s new Jewish Nation-State Act gives constitutional status to what has long been Israel’s reality. It is a racist apartheid-type state. Netanyahu’s confidence in stating this openly has come about because of the general drift to the Right of politics, underlined by Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in defiance of the…

LABOUR EXPEL LEADING ANTI-RACIST FROM PARTY TO APPEASE THE RIGHT

We are reposting this article by Tony Greenstein, writing on the sacrifice of an outstanding anti-racist, Marc Wadsworth for having dared to criticise a pro-Israel MP.  CORBYN GROW A BACKBONE Watching the uncritical acceptance by Jeremy Corbyn’s office of the expulsion of Marc Wadsworth is like watching someone slowly committing suicide oblivious to all offers of help.…

‘SCOTTISH STAND UP TO RACISM’ BOWS TO ZIONIST PRESSURE

On  Saturday,  17th March, the organisers of ‘Scottish Stand Up to Racism’ (SUTR) are organising a march in Glasgow in which the racist Confederation of Friends of Israel, displaying Israeli flags will be allowed to participate. Not  surprisingly this has aroused considerable opposition, not least amongst Palestinians who are victims of Israeli state racist oppression.…

AHED TAMINI – TWO FACED HYPOCRISY

  We are posting this article by Tony Greenstein about the Ahed Tamini Affair. It was first posted at:- https://www.weeklyworker.co.uk/worker/1189/two-faced-hypocrisy/   TWO-FACED HYPOCRISY     Ahed Tamimi: her treatment highlights the true nature of Zionism Over the past month a 16-year-old girl, Ahed Tamimi, has become a Palestinian heroine compared to Joan of Arc. Israeli Zionists…