The Labour Party’s Problem With Anti-Semitism Explained


In the wake of UK Labour suspending Chris Williamson MP for making remarks that the Parliamentary Labour Party has been “..too apologetic over anti-semitism” we look back to an article published last year as to why Labour has a problem with Anti-Semitism within its ranks from the top down.

Several explanations have been offered to account for the anti-Semitism that plagues sections of the Labour Party.  More than one of them might be valid.  For example, there is within the Labour Party an element characterized by a visceral rejection of all things Western and capitalist.  Since Israel is both of these to some extent, they reject what it stands for, and equate pro-Jewish as pro-Israel.

Read the full article here: The Anti-Semitic Elephant in the room – March 2018


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What’s it called? False transitive association?
Capitalism is evil. That capitalist is a Jew. Therefore Jews are evil.
You may as well say: Capitalism is evil. That capitalist is a beardy balloonist. Therefore beardy baloonists are evil.