For those of us who have been following the Chris Williamson antisemitism affair, this week has brought some sense of relief. Williamson has resigned from the Labour Party, and in his resignation letter was accused of antisemitism by the Jewish Labour Movement. I still believe however, that the resignation of Williamson does not come close to remedying the Labour Party’s antisemitism issue. Williamson’s own rhetoric in his talk to the University of Nottingham School of Politics indicates why.
I had the displeasure of meeting Williamson when he came to Nottingham, my university, for a Politics department lecture. Many students, including myself, were outraged by the invitation of a man who has been accused of being antisemitic.
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Contributed by 2019-2020 University of Nottingham CAMERA Fellow Daniel Marcus.