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Posts tagged ‘anti-semitism’

BC: St Louis anti-semitism

this morning (saturday 1st), 11.33-11.38am, on bbc world service radio
boston calling (presented by carol hills) leads with …

“Five months after Jewish graves were vandalised in St. Louis, questions remain.”

including contributions from …
• reporter daniel gross
• rabbi jim bennet (more…)

Today: Livingstone inquiry?

this morning (thursday 6th), 6.54-6.58am, and 8.19-8.22am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

Ken Livingstone is facing another inquiry by Labour amid mounting anger in the party about his comments on Adolf Hitler and Zionism.”

including interviews with …
rhea wolfson, of momentum and the labour national executive committee
angela rayner mp (more…)

W@1: Labour and anti-semitism

this afternoon (wednesday 5th), 1.24-1.28pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“It’s a row about anti-semitism which has inflamed the fault-lines running through the Labour Party.”

including contributions from …
tom watson mp, deputy labour leader
keir starmer mp
adrian cohen, chairman of labour friends of israel (more…)

Today: Ken Livingstone suspended

this morning (wednesday 5th), 7.32-7.33am, and 7.34-7.41am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

“The former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has been suspended from representing the Labour party, after the National Constitutional Committee found him guilty of making controversial comments about Hitler and Zionism.”

including interview with …
lord levy (more…)

Twt: Ken Livingstone

this evening (tuesday 4th), 10.02-10.03pm, and 10.17-10.22pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

“The former London mayor, Ken Livingstone, has been barred from standing for office for Labour for another year because of his claim that Adolph Hitler supported Zionism. His critics had wanted him expelled from the party.
The Jewish Labour Movement has called it a slap on the wrist for Mr Livingstone, and a slap in the face for Jewish Labour supporters.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mark lobel
ken livingstone
wes streeting mp (more…)

Today: Ken Livingstone

this morning (tuesday 4th), 8.46-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague and mishal husain) includes …

Ken Livingstone will find out today whether he’s going to be thrown out of his party, accused of damaging Labour with repeated comments about Hitler and Nazi Germany.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ross hawkins
ken livingstone
jeremy newmark, of the jewish labour movement
(if you missed it, available from 2:46:30 to 2:50:20 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ksc87#playt=2h46m34s)

Fake news

this morning (tuesday 21st), 9.00-9.30am (repeated 9.30pm), on bbc radio 4
targeted fake news (in the the long view series) (presented by jonathan freedland)

Jonathan Freedland compares the current wave of fake news stories, particularly those targeted at Muslims and immigrants in the UK, with the anti-Semitic story of an eight-year-old Christian boy, William of Norwich, who was murdered in woodland outside his native city in 1144. His death was later reported as a Jewish conspiracy and ritual, becoming the founding myth of the so-called ‘blood libel‘.”

including contributions from …
• professor miri rubin
• canon librarian peter doll of norwich cathedral
james ball, author of post-truth: how bullshit conquered the world (more…)

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