Over the last few years I have had a few arguments with people on social media. You might have spotted this. I might even have politely explained to you why I am right, and you are foolish. Over and over again I have had the same, odd experience. Someone has angrily told me that they… Read More Labour Anti-Semitism | The parting on the left. Is now parting on the right. And the beards have all grown longer overnight
This blog was inspired by a tweet from Jack Monroe, written in the context of the rise of hate speech on twitter, particularly anti-semitism. This is really a neat restatement of Marx’s great opening to the 18th Brumaire: Hegel remarks somewhere that all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice. He forgot… Read More Tonight we’re going to party like it’s 1939?