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3 Articles by: Ed McNally

Ed McNally is a Labour activist and graduate student at Cambridge University researching the intellectual history of anti-colonialism.

Apologizing for Solidarity with the Palestinians Has Only Fed the Smears Against the Labour Left

Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader in 2015 as a veteran anti-war activist, only to have to spend the next five years apologizing for his supposed “racist allies” and “terrorist links.” The sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey shows how the space to criticize Israel has narrowed — but also how the Left has failed to defend its own right to call out injustice.

Remain’s Imperial Realism

Tory Brexiteers’ talk of a “global Britain” is a mere fantasy of returning to the glory days of empire. But even left-wing Remainers are pushing the case to maintain British military supremacy — and using it as a stick to beat Jeremy Corbyn.