January 2021 Blog Archive
21 Jan 2021 by CST
CST’s Antisemitic Discourse Report covering 2019 is released today. Antisemitism continued to play a prominent role in British public life in 2019 and even featured significantly in the 2019 General Election, a fact that is without precedent in modern British politics.
8 Jan 2021 by CST
It’s a standard, and unfortunate, rule of thumb – that where there is heated discussion around Israel, antisemitism rarely seems to be far behind. It seems almost impossible to come across a thread or a Facebook post that broaches the topic sensibly and that doesn’t descend into arguments that flirt with age-old antisemitic tropes or that draw on Jewish suffering by labelling Israelis or Israel itself as Nazi-inspired.
Capitolising On Violence: How British far right extremists reacted to last night’s horrific scenes in Washington D.C.
7 Jan 2021 by CST
While much of the world looked on in horror as a mob of extremists and anti-democracy activists invaded and ransacked one of the world's most well-known symbols of democracy, extremists in the UK looked on in glee and with some envy that similar was not happening here.