Introduction There is a real threat of history repeating itself, there are clear signs that ‘authoritarians’ are gaining power and influence in US, UK and elsewhere. We know where this led in the 1930’s, vowed to never allow it to happen again, yet amazingly no alarm bells are being sounded, no action taken. In… Continue reading 2019 GE: Ignoring recent history?
My dear friend Sam Glatt passed away at home October 5th 2018, aged 92. On Friday 23rd November I joined others in paying tribute to this remarkable man, at an event organised by his daughters, Cathy and Helen. Speaking with other guests that evening, with medical colleagues, political comrades, friends and family, the common thread about… Continue reading Saying farewell to Dr Sam Glatt
Dr Alan Maddison, April 2018 … Continue reading Labour’s performance in the top 10 Jewish constituencies
Building an evidence-based strategy against abuse and hate crimes By Dr Alan Maddison, 4th February 2017 Abstract Hate crimes are categorised for motives of Racism, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Religion, and Disability. Although the 62 518 hate crimes reported to the police over 12 months to 31st March 2016 represent only 1.8% of all… Continue reading Building an evidence-based strategy against abuse and hate crimes
A recent Al Jazeera investigation has exposed Israeli Embassy activities in subverting UK democracy. This involved an Israeli diplomat, Shai Masot, scheming to take down Tory MP’s Sir Alan Duncan and Crispin Blunt, as well as the NUS President Malia Bouattia. Why? Simply because they were supporters of Palestinian human rights and critics of… Continue reading An inquiry into subversion of Labour Party democracy and then……?
The way forward : Al Jazeera and anti-Semitism smears I am a Labour member, we follow each other on twitter, and I have just completed an article entitled “Building an evidence-based strategy against abuse & hate crimes” (attached) which I think may be very helpful for Labour. I would like you to consider… Continue reading My letter to Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell, January 12th 2017
Dr Alan Maddison 11th November 2016 Introduction Hate crimes affect the lives of many… Continue reading Party politics let down victims of hate crime & anti-Semitism
August 21, 2015 by Dr Alan Maddison @alanmaddison20 Author by PoliticalSiftPosted in Guest Posts in WordPress.com I asked Dr Sam Glatt, a retired Jewish GP, for his reflections on the relentless mediatised attacks on Jeremy Corbyn as either being anti-Semitic or not doing enough to discourage it amongst his… Continue reading An 89 year old Jewish friend finds anti-Semitic attacks on Corbyn are ludicrous.
Can confidence in the historic child abuse inquiry be restored?