Tory councillor calls for Jeremy Corbyn to be hanged as bogus anti-Semitism campaign intensifies By Robert Stevens

27 July 2019 — WSWS

On Wednesday, as Boris Johnson became prime minister, a Lincolnshire Conservative councillor, Roger Patterson, tweeted that Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was a “traitor” and supporter of terrorism who should be “swinging from the gallows like Saddam Hussein.”

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Labour’s Necrotising Fasciitis A response to the BBC’s Panorama “Is Labour Antisemitic?” By W Stephen Gilbert

21 July 2019 — Off Guardian

Image source: The Canary

In the long history of party politics, coordinated and systematic attacks on one political party are always initiated and perpetuated by a rival party or parties. Not least of the ways in which the increasingly murderous row about alleged anti-Semitism in the Labour Party is unprecedented is that, although it was quietly seeded by Lynton Crosby’s propaganda unit in the Conservative Party back in 2016, it has been swollen into a life-threatening confrontation by elements both within Labour and with supposedly supportive links to Labour.

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The Campaign To Stop Corbyn – Smears, Racism And Censorship

22 July 2019 — Media Lens

The greatest fear of those holding the most power and wealth is that they will lose their exalted position in the world. They will resist any changes to the grossly unequal and unjust class structure that causes grievous damage to so many people; and to the planet itself. Even the threat of real change must be crushed. This, in a nutshell, underpins the astonishing and relentless campaign to stop Jeremy Corbyn, a moderate leftist, from ever becoming Prime Minister.

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The Labour Right Would Prefer a Johnson Government to a Corbyn One. It’s Time to Replace Them by Aaron Bastani

18 July 2019 — Novara Media

This was the week when the British establishment, from right to centre, effectively conceded they would prefer a Boris Johnson premiership to a Jeremy Corbyn one. This includes the Labour establishment, of course, the highlight being an advert in the Guardian taken out by 64 Labour Lords criticising the party’s leadership. 

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The Guardian publishes, then censors Jewish open letter defending smeared pro-Corbyn Labour MP Chris Williamson By Ben Norton

15 July 2019 — Grayzone

The Guardian removed article Chris Williamson letter

Britain’s leading newspaper The Guardian, which has relentlessly attacked Jeremy Corbyn and his leftist allies, published but then quickly removed an open letter signed by Noam Chomsky defending Labour MP Chris Williamson from “anti-Semitism” smears.

By Ben Norton

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BBC’s anti-Corbyn hatchet job fails to land blow By Asa Winstanley

12 July 2019 — The Electronic Intifada

Israel supporters protest alleged anti-Semitism outside Labour Party headquarters. Henry Nicholls Reuters

The BBC heavily trailed details from Wednesday night’s Panorama program, “Is Labour Anti-Semitic?”

The papers were full of headlines about it over the weekend, and it was supposed to prove just how anti-Semitic Labour has become under left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Jewish Voice for Labour accuse the BBC of showing ‘half-truths, distortions and outright invention’

11 July 2019 — The Canary

On 10 July, BBC‘s Panorama broadcast an hour-long show called Is Labour Antisemitic? The BBC claimed it presented “exclusive interviews from key insiders and access to confidential communications” in order to reveal “evasions and contradictions at the heart” of the Labour Party. Jewish Voice for Labour (JVL) has since responded with a statement calling the episode a “farrago of half-truths, distortions and outright invention”.
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