Starmer and the Labour Friends of Israel

The Labour Party leaders full speech to the LFI. (my comments in blue text) Chief Rabbi, Ambassador, friends. It is a pleasure to be with you today at LFI’s annual lunch, our first opportunity to gather together since 2018. I want to join Steve in thanking today’s co-sponsors, Sir David Garrard and Isaac Kaye, for … Continue reading Starmer and the Labour Friends of Israel

Naftali Bennett: Almost silent and very deadly.

Will anything change with a new leader? Not likely. Bennett was pivotal in the 1996 massacre in Qana and has boasted of 'killing many Arabs'. After Bennett's recent success in negotiating the removal of the stubborn Netanyahu, the BBC virtually ignored his extremist views and instead quoted him as saying he would unite the nation. … Continue reading Naftali Bennett: Almost silent and very deadly.

The reinvention of Boris Johnson.

The 'likeable', error prone 'Jack the Lad' image conceals the conniving, deceitful politician. Laura Kuenssberg, the Political Editor at the BBC has managed to interview Boris Johnson regularly over the last few months - always managing to put a favourable spin on an incompetent public speaker. Quite an achievement, considering Johnson's inability to string a … Continue reading The reinvention of Boris Johnson.

Israel: Smoke and mirrors, Zionist style.

Israeli claims are always accepted without question. Statements by the Israeli government, whenever they 'respond' to allegations of rockets fired into the country, are accepted by presenters and interviewers, without exception. A long history of deception fails to provoke a more skeptic approach from journalists and the likes of Mark Regev are able to accuse … Continue reading Israel: Smoke and mirrors, Zionist style.

What is it like being a long term refugee?

A moving documentary describing the restrictions of being a refugee and the insecurity and hopelessness of not being a Lebanese citizen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xasqlS0v4SM Pietro Stefanini's emotional journey into the lives of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Seven days in Beirut. The Palestinian refugees in Lebanon strive to become educated but cannot find employment after they do qualify. … Continue reading What is it like being a long term refugee?