|By James Wright|
Renowned Jewish intellectual Noam Chomsky has taken apart the antisemitism smears against Jeremy Corbyn.
Professor Chomsky is the author of over 100 books on war, politics, linguistics and media. In an email to Media Lens, Chomsky said the smears were part of a “disgraceful” campaign to dispose of Corbyn:
The charges of anti-Semitism against Corbyn are without merit, an underhanded contribution to the disgraceful efforts to fend off the threat that a political party might emerge that is led by an admirable and decent human being, a party that is actually committed to the interests and just demands of its popular constituency and the great majority of the population generally.
Labour’s policies do seem to meet the demands of the “great majority of the population”.
Polling on some key features of Labour’s industrial strategy illustrates this:
84% want the NHS in public ownership
76% want the railways in public ownership
83% want water in public ownership
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It is Jeremy Corbyn and his leadership team's abject failure to deal with Labour's antisemitism crisis that has contributed to last night's electoral calamity in the UK in that it is one of many factors that made him an absolute turn-off on the doorsteps.ReplyDelete