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“Antisemitism in the United Kingdom” House of Commons Home Affairs Committee, HC 136. A Critique

The Home Affairs Committee is a select committee of the House of Commons. In October it published a report of its inquiry titled “Antisemitism in the United Kingdom” which has received a deal of publicity unfavourable to the Labour Party … Continue reading

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Bedford Momemtum public meeting

I have just got back from tonight’s Bedford Momentum launch meeting. I didn’t take notes so this is just what I remember (and can extract from the written material we were provided with). Like ours the Bedford Momentum branch is … Continue reading

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Stand Up To Racism Statement on Jason Ablewhite

Cambridge Area Momentum supports the following statement: Cambridge Stand Up to Racism believes that all forms of racism are totally unacceptable, and for this reason was appalled to learn that our newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner, Jason Ablewhite, has … Continue reading

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Anti-semitism in the Labour Party

PREAMBLE The Labour movement has a proud history of anti-racism, anti-fascism and solidarity with persecuted groups, but none of us are immune to the structural racism that permeates all of our society. CAM is concerned that an actively orchestrated effort … Continue reading

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Labour Party history

Labour History debates – a new series kicks off soon On May 12th at 7.00pm in the Lord Ashcroft Building (LAB) room 109 at Anglia Ruskin (ARU).  A debate/discussion on the history of the Labour Party 1880 – 1922 will … Continue reading

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Doorstep Economics – a talk by Dr Ha-Joon Chang

Dr Chang has been asked to give a talk to help us explain economic matters when campaigning. He suggests as preparation that we have a read of articles that he has published in the Guardian, such as : ‘Living within … Continue reading

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“Building a World Class Bus System for Britain”

Published by Transport for Quality of Life Download here (7 Mb) This new report should be essential reading for campaigners in progressive organisations such as Momentum. Before discussing its contents let me explain why. I believe that transport, and buses … Continue reading

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