The slow coup against Jeremy Corbyn

Like and share this post:

Position agreed unanimously at LAW’s conference on February 2 2019 Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader on September 12 2015 was a body blow to the rightwing. It opened up the possibility of thoroughgoing democratisation and transformation of the Labour Party into a genuine party of the working class that would commit itself to fighting […]

Asa Winstanley: Fake Labour accounts fueling “anti-Semitism crisis”

Like and share this post:

Please check out this excellent article by Asa Winstanley that appeared in the Electronic Intifada. Asa Winstanley The Electronic Intifada 17 January 2019 From the start, reporting of the “anti-Semitism crisis” in the UK’s Labour Party has been characterized by dishonesty, exaggeration and outright fabrication. The real target of this manufactured crisis is not genuine […]

Open letter: No Jennie Formby, we will not be informers!

Like and share this post:

We, the undersigned, are greatly concerned about recent communication from Labour’s General Secretary Jennie Formby aimed at Facebook groups which have ‘Labour Party’ or ‘Jeremy Corbyn’ in their title (the full letter is below). We are particularly outraged by the following passage which states “posts and conversations with antisemitic or otherwise discriminatory content” should be […]

Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn

Like and share this post:

By Rose Le Warne, Labour Party member in the Channel Islands Dear the Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn I am horrified by what I am witnessing once again in the Labour party, which is nothing more than a ideologically driven witch hunt, which includes the despicable targeting of Jews who do not identify with Israel nor […]

Marc Wadsworth’s expulsion – what you can do about it

Like and share this post:

The expulsion of Marc Wadsworth from the Labour Party was a politically motivated outrage – read our statement. Here’s what you can do about it: Support the national speaking tour #Justice4Marc, which is co-sponsored by LAW, Jewish Voice for Labour, the Labour Representation Committee and Grassroots Black Left. We are raising funds to help cover the transport costs […]

LAW model motion on the expulsion of Marc Wadsworth

Like and share this post:

Feel free to change and amend. Please send us successfully passed motions to info@labouragainstthewitchhunt.org and we will publish them. You can download the motion in Word format here.  1. This branch/CLPs notes that: 1.1 Ruth Smeeth MP claimed that at the launch of the Charkrabarti report in June 2016, veteran anti-racist campaigner Marc Wadsworth was being […]

Model motion on Anti-Semitism and the witch-hunt of Corbyn supporters 

Like and share this post:

1. This branch/CLPs notes that: 1.1. The dramatic increase in suspensions and expulsions of Labour Party members without due process – especially those based on alleged anti-Semitism or “support for other organisations” using rule 2.1.4.B. 1. 2. Despite the growing number of fallacious allegations of anti-Semitism, initiated by a group of anti-Corbyn MPs in cooperation […]

Another must read: Jonathan Cook on the “anti-Semitism crisis”

Like and share this post:

https://www.jonathan-cook.net/blog/2018-04-26/labour-anti-semitism-mps-lynch-mob/ How anti-semitism row MPs turned lynch mob 26 April 2018 If you force me to choose – and tragically, the mischievious confection of an “anti-semitism crisis” in the Labour party does require me to choose, because it turns racism into a competition between worthier “victims” – Marc Wadsworth, a black activist and the founder […]

In solidarity with Marc Wadsworth!

Like and share this post:

Great turnout today at the Labour Party expulsion hearing of anti-racism campaigner Marc Wadsworth outside Church House. Credit to Chris Williamson MP who spoke as a witness on behalf of Marc, while Ruth Smeeth MP was ‘accompanied’ into the hearing by a number of right-wing MPs. Protestors appealed for due process to be applied – […]

Sign this open letter to Jeremy Corbyn and the left on the NEC

Like and share this post:

As socialist members and Labour Party supporters, we are firm opponents of all forms of racism, fascism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and all other kinds of oppression. Many of us have been actively campaigning against them for many years, often alongside you, John McDonnell and other comrades. We know anti-Semitism exists in society and needs to be […]

March 22: Liverpool LAW meeting with Marc Wadsworth

Like and share this post:

Liverpool Branch Public Meeting Speaker: Marc Wadsworth (Anti-racist campaigner) 7pm, Thursday March 22 2018 The Quaker Meeting House | 22 School Lane | Liverpool L1 3BT All comrades welcome. Click here to read more about Marc’s case and support his crowdfunding efforts. His expulsion hearing is set for April 24 in London – please come […]

When Jeremy Corbyn fought against the witch-hunt in the Labour Party

Like and share this post:

Quoted in: Fightback!: Labour’s Traditional Right in the 1970s and 1980s by Dianne Hayter, page 32. “In 1982, as chairman of the Hornsey constituency party, Jeremy Corbyn signed a membership card for Tariq Ali, a former member of the International Marxist Group, in defiance of Labour’s National Executive Committee. He also campaigned against the expulsion of […]

Ken Loach: “This witch-hunt is a complete nonsense”

Like and share this post:

Filmmaker Ken Loach addressed spirited meeting of Labour Against the Witchhunt in London on January 29 More than 70 people crammed into London’s Conway Hall last night (January 29) to discuss the ongoing witch-hunt against the left in the Labour Party and what can be done to stop it. Hundreds of left-wing and pro-Palestinian members […]

Support Marc Wadsworth!

Like and share this post:

LAW member Marc Wadsworth needs help covering his legal fees to fight his suspension from the Labour Party. His hearing is in less than two months’ time. Marc is – like hundreds of others – a victim of the ongoing civil war in the Labour Party. Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn have been expelled and suspended […]