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    The Info Wars Subversion Project

    It would appear that a British attempt to counter the affects of Putin’s propaganda machine has been uncovered and is now under attack. Who by? British shills for Russia of course! The Guardian lays out the issue (truncated for brevity): The Foreign Office minister, Alan Duncan, has ordered an investigation into reports the government provided funding to a Scottish-based company meant to counter online Russian propaganda, which also spread unfavourable views about Jeremy Corbyn. Duncan has previously responded to a parliamentary written question on the subject. His answer showed that in the 2017-18 financial year the Foreign Office funded the Institute for Statecraft’s Integrity Initiative with £296,500. This financial year, the sum was due rise to…

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    Leave will probably have to win a second referendum. But even winning again will not secure Brexit if we make the same two mistakes again. By Professor Alan Johnson

    The England manager Alf Ramsey famously told the team before extra time in the 1966 World Cup Final, ‘You have won it once, now go out and win it again’. This is the week when it will became clear that the 52 per cent will have to win it again.  This article is not about what a democratic outrage the ‘second referendum’ is, how it will likely poison our politics, open the door to the far-right, and destroy what little trust is left in what the Italian political theorist Norberto Bobbio (along with anybody with political common sense) calls the rules of the game. Instead, I ask why winning one referendum…

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    The Nazis are Gone but Human Frailty Remains

    I used to spend a lot of time killing Nazis. In my head. I attacked them on the streets of Berlin, stabbed them in Occupied Paris, gunned them down with my Sten Gun on D-Day. I looked out the window at school and saw their planes blacken the English skies and myself pumping bullets into those planes while sitting in my Spitfire. I killed most Nazis during French and Classical Civilisation I think. For a long time it was a great regret of mine that they were long gone by the time I was old enough to join the army. In my teenage years I wished I’d been born in…

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    Jewish Voice for Labour Take Seat on Party’s Disciplinary Panel

    Stephen Marks of Jewish Voice for Labour has won his seat on Labour’s disciplinary panel. He will now be deciding on matters affecting Jews in the Labour Party. The comment thread at Labour List is a sight to behold! The results are here: This from Guido: The hard-left Momentum / CPLD slate won all the six available seats on Labour Party’s top disciplinary body. Controversial Stephen Marks, of Jewish Voice for Labour (JVL), has been vocal in attacking the Jewish Labour Movement (JLM), claiming that antisemitism complaints are part of a campaign against Corbyn. He was among those elected. Moderate independent candidate Steve Lapsley, who is outspoken on antisemitism issues within…

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    Jeremy Corbyn’s Brother Spreads Neo-Nazi Conspiracies

    This is a special by Lee Kern   For the past three years Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour Party, has been embroiled in an antisemitism scandal. As a defence against these charges – Jeremy has frequently invoked the actions and values of his family as evidence of his stance on antisemitism – particularly his mother’s alleged participation at the Battle of Cable Street – a stand off between fascists and British Jews who were assisted by Irish residents and trade unionists. With this in mind we are invited by Jeremy to look at the actions of other family members – including his brother Piers Corbyn – a strong…

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    Antisemitism Motion at Cardiff University Falls – Fortunately

    Respect to all the students who voted against a particularly ugly motion proposed at Cardiff University SU AGM. The Jewish Chronicle wrote: The Union of Jewish Students and the Cardiff Jsoc have condemned a motion by the students’ union calling for a boycott of Israeli institutions while claiming to “protect… Jewish Students”. The UJS and Jsoc said the motion, which will be debated at Cardiff University Students’ Union’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, was “appalling” and deployed “a skin-deep mention of combatting antisemitism in an attempt to ‘kosher’ BDS”. In a joint statement, the Jewish groups said it paid “merely lip service to antisemitism”, noting only four out of its 24 bullet points related…

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    Cannon to Right of Her, Cannon to Left of Her

    It’s been said that “To lose one Brexit Secretary may be regarded as a misfortune, to lose two looks like carelessness”, I just asked “Who’s Stephen Barclay?” Theresa May has recently gained respect across the political spectrum and her recently improved poll ratings are a testament to sheer dogged determination. I’m not going to discuss the ins and outs or rights and wrongs of her “deal” but I think she might, despite the naysayers, just get it through, although predictions, particularly about the future, are difficult. The Chequers “plan” seems like a lifetime ago but it was only in July, a little over four months ago, and, like Mark Twain,…

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    The Bristol Uni Professor who Calls out “Parts of the Zionist Lobby”

    Professor David Miller is no stranger to Harry’s Place. In a students only meeting organised by the Palestinian student group Olive he made the following comments (recording of the whole event is here): “One of the things we’ve come up against is that when we trace back the funding of some of these neo conservative think tanks in this country, Policy Exchange, Henry Jackson Society and others we found that many of them are funded by foundations that are run by people who also are engaged in funding activities beyond the green line in the occupied territories and so what we’ve noticed is that there’s a connection between people who…

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    It’s not just about Linda Sarsour’s “Minister Farrakhan controversy”

    A few months after the first Women’s March in January 2017, a Twitter contact sent me some material suggesting that the leadership of the hugely popular organization had a soft spot for Nation of Islam leader and veteran Jew-hater Louis Farrakhan. When I looked into the matter, it turned out that three of the most prominent Women’s March organizers – Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory and Carmen Perez – had indeed not been shy at all about advertising their admiration for Farrakahn on social media. They were also very proud about having been invited by Farrakhan to participate in a major 2015 event that was described as “a pageant for Farrakhan…

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    British Jews and Israel: A Fathom Symposium

    In July 2018, the Jewish Chronicle identified ‘fundamental questions which must now be urgently asked’ in light of what it termed the ‘potentially seismic change’ in relations between British Jews and Israel. Fathom invited writers from across the spectrum – Sir Mick Davis, Jonathan Hunter, Robin Moss, Tamara Berens, Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, Toby Greene, Hannah Weisfeld and Maya Ilany, Simon Gordon and Keith Kahn-Harris –  whether they thought there was still a ‘centre ground’ for British Jews on Israel, what forms of criticism of and engagement with Israel they thought were acceptable and effective, and whether they believed British Jews have a responsibility to avoid helping those who wish to demonise Israel.…