The common denominators?
Socialist. Corbyn supporting. Effective, active campaigner. Capable of generating and utilizing media attention. Proven & capable at getting their points across to the public.
The first name on this list is a black Jewish lady who the right wing of the Labour Party have smeared as a Nazi. She co founded Momentum.
The second name on this list is a black man who had to endure a lynch mob of 50 MPs at his ‘fair hearing’, who has been smeared by the right wing of the Labour Party as racist. He helped campaign to bring the Stephen Lawrence case to justice.
The 3rd name is one of the most successful British Socialist politicians of the 20th century who played a great part in dragging the UK into the 21st, and who has been smeared as a racist by the Right Wing of the Labour party for referencing an historical agreement that actually existed & describing Adolf Hitler as ‘a madman’.
At the top is referenced the famous quote by Neimoller, where he ‘did not speak up’ because he ‘was not a socialist.’
Well these people are socialists, and so is the Labour Party membership, and the deafening, fearful Orwellian silence from the Left as this witch hunt continues is a stain on the good work we have done in the last few years.
When the Manic Street Preachers said: “If you tolerated this, then your children will be next” and when George Orwell said: “’Intellectual honesty is a crime in any totalitarian country”
This is what they meant. The next names to be unpersoned might be yours.
Welcome to the control mechanism ‘cure’ for digital based, 21st century, mass movement politics.
Fight this now or free speech, free expression and the right to protest against the treatment of the Palestinians will be rebranded as anti-Semitic wrong think.
If the Right Wing of the Labour Party are allowed to dictate what we can say, then they are allowed to dictate what we can think.
Let’s not forget these are the sorts of people who think PFI in the NHS is a good idea.”
“First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak up, because I was not a socialist.” – M. Neimoller