Tag Archives: Antisemitism

Gilad Atzmon praises ex-KKKer David Duke

Most literate adults (or at least those with access to the Internet) would probably know to avoid the opinions of David Duke. Duke, ex-Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, convicted fraudster and semiprofessional antisemite is hardly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jeremy Bowen, BDS and Obvious Questions

Jeremy Bowen, the BBC’s Middle East Editor recently stated: @Jinjirrie sorry didn't get to this. BDS is going from the edge of the debate closer to the centre— Jeremy Bowen (@BowenBBC) April 25, 2014 I feel there are many serious … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wikimedia Foundation and Antisemitism

I chanced upon this discussion on Jimmy Wales’ page. It is best to read it in full. I think a fair summary is, one particular Wikimedia Foundation employee was an admirer of Adolf Hitler and alarm bells didn’t ring with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Occupy Wall Street And Open Racism

The Occupy Wall Street movement is not a single organisation, however, that does not excuse the presence of plain and simple antisemitism on related Facebook pages. This is one example: A cursory glance across their page reveals other little snippets … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

The Daily Mail And Hitler

Disclaimer: I am not a fan of Ed Miliband. I think that he is far too timid in his opposition to the Tories. I wish he would dispense with Liam Byrne’s services and adopt a stridently anti Tory agenda, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Twitter Parody Of “I’m Not Racist, But…”

Xavier Toby’s piece on Huff Post rings true: “Here’s one quick way to work out if someone’s racist. If they say, “I’m not racist, but…” Then they’re definitely racist. Really, that phrase should be outlawed. If it actually worked, nobody … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Storify, Richard Dawkins Problem With Muslims

Just started using Storify as a quick and easy platform for relaying exchanges on Twitter. It is not too bad, when it works. Storify seems to have an issue on Chromium with “This webpage has a redirect loop”. Hope it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Antisemitism, Anonymous And Twitter

Finding antisemitism on Twitter is easy, but it’s surprising how few attempt to stop it, as witnessed by the 170,000 plus followers of the Anonymous Operations account. Remembering that wherever you find racism, sexism and the degradation of women is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SWP Warned About Their Collusion with Antisemitism In 2005

[Editor's note: I have taken the liberty of re-publishing an article by David Aaronovitch from 2005. There may be minor typos, if so they are my fault. It deserves to be read and re-read.] I remember reading it at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ann Coulter Tiptoes Towards Antisemitism

I have never had any time for Ann Coulter. She is not funny, instead a bit sad and bitter. Her form of shockjockism, bigotry and obnoxiousness appeal only to the basest of prejudices. I felt her attitudes were often governed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rod Liddle’s Open Racism At The Spectator

This post is a public record, because I would expect that Rod Liddle’s open display of racism at the Spectator will soon be removed. It is utterly senseless and disgusting. Therefore, it is worthwhile recording Liddle’s racism and its appalling … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gitmo Must Be Closed

I can not even begin to imagine what it is like to be incarcerated, without trial, at Guantánamo Bay. I am sure readers have read the many accounts of innocent individuals scooped up by questionable security services and dumped in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Di Canio’s Fascism A Round Up

It is irrefutable that Paolo Di Canio is a self-proclaimed fascist. That’s not me saying it, he boasted about it. Di Canio even praised Mussolini. So it’s all the more surprising that senior management in Sunderland football club can’t find … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Genteel Racism at Liberal Conspiracy And Cranks Around Up

We tend to think of anti-Jewish sentiment as coming from the Far Right, yet nowadays it is fairly common to find examples of it on liberal or left wing web sites. It is not overt or blunt as found amongst … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bold Mehdi Hasan on Antisemitism

I thought Mehdi Hasan’s piece at Huff Post was very bold. He didn’t have to write it, but made a concious choice to combat antisemitism. So commendable: “To claim that your jail sentence for dangerous driving is the result of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On France, Richard Dawkins And Atos

The French President has stated what might be obvious to many people, but seems to go unsaid in Britain, that the victims in Toulouse last year were killed because they were Jews. A similar point should have been made in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Golden Dawn’s True Face

History has shown that we ignore the growth of neofacism at our peril. Golden Dawn is but one example of that. Konstantinos Georgousis’s film on Channel 4 is a a reminder to never underestimate the boldness, stupidity or vileness of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The “Israel Apartheid Week” And “Don’t buy from the Jews week”

Over at Engage, David Hirsh’s acid wit skewers the Palestine Solidarity Campaign with, “Israel Apartheid Week” – Don’t Buy from the Jews Week. I looked in at the PSC’s site, to see if they had covered the recent death of Palestinians in Syria, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

David Ward MP, David Duke And His Supporters

Power and privilege affect people’s judgements. Proximity to it changes people, clouds their common sense. Witness the sense of entitlement that Westminster MPs had, they genuinely could not understand the issue of their excessive expenses claims. These MPs lacked any … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The BNP Congratulates Neo-Nazis in Greece

Anyone pretending that the British National Party were merely a bunch of concerned citizens, rather than hardcore neofascists, will have to do a lot of explaining. The BNP’s web site can be seen applauding a Golden Dawn rally and droning … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment