It’s Not About Jackie Walker

This was orginally published on NovaraMedia

With the regularity of the seasons we are once again plunged into a discussion about antisemitism on the left. The catalyst this time is Jackie Walker, now ex-vice chair of Momentum.

As is now so often the case in Labour, the debate is polarised. On one side are those who see her comments as yet more evidence that the left harbours a hatred of Jews; on the other are those who see the whole affair as an invention of right-wing Zionists committed to undermining Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour. The truth is somewhere in the vast gulf between the two. Continue reading