The Russian President’s Victory Day Speech and his Foreign Minister’s comments suggest of a fully-fledged antisemitic ideology is rearing its head in Russia. Brad Blitz provides analysis of Putin’s antisemitism poorly masked by Russia’s so-called “de-Nazification programme” in Ukraine. Continue reading Putin at War: Claiming De-Nazification, Reviving Antisemitism
Shada Islam, commentator on EU affairs and owner of Brussels-based New Horizons Project, dismantles the idea of inclusivity in the EU, showing how racism and exclusion of minority groups continue to persist. She argues that to drive change in Europe, a monumental effort on part of the EU is needed. Continue reading The EU needs a new story on race and inclusion
Michael Berkowitz, Historian at UCL, questions whether the toxicity of the Brexit debate has not gone one step too far when it comes to the Speaker of the House John Bercow. With antisemitism resurging strongly in the politics in Europe, it is a question worth asking and a crucial problem to tackle. Continue reading Worth asking: Is there an antisemitic tinge to the attacks on Speaker John Bercow?