For the Hard Left, Sympathy with Louis Farrakhan Rests on Deep Ideological Ties

March 28 2018

The exposure of the links between a leader of the Women’s March and Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, has led to the spectacle of many left-wing leaders defending Farrakhan, struggling to distance themselves from him without condemning him, or simply evading questions on the subject. To Chloé Valdary, some of the sympathy for Farrakhan on the left doesn’t merely stem from an inability to recognize anti-Semitism or bigotry in certain forms but from a more deep-seated affinity, based in the au-courant ideology of “intersectionality”:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, Black Lives Matter, Leftism, Louis Farrakhan, Politics & Current Affairs, Racism

BDS, Unable to Harm Israel, Has Turned Its Sights on Jews in the Diaspora

Feb. 26 2021

March 15 marks the beginning of this year’s Israel Apartheid Week, during which campus groups around the world hold rallies and events for the purpose of defaming the Jewish state and mustering support for the movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction it (BDS). Richard Kemp comments:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, BDS