Desmond Tutu, Kier Starmer and the Friend of Jeffrey Epstein. Double Down News. (Jan 4th 2022).
Andrew Feinstein’s exposure of the hypocrisy of the Labour Party right wing and British media with regard to Desmond Tutu’s lifelong championing of Palestinian liberation and BDS as Israel’s brutality and occupation mirrored and exceeded that in his native South Africa.
Heather Mendick. Oct 2021. (50 minutes.)
Heather responds to an investigation that the Labour Party is carrying out against her for ‘antisemitism’ and explains why left wing Jewish Labour members are so often accused of it. Along the way she unpacks some of the lies that have been told by so many journalists and politicians in the name of opposing antisemitism. To see the tweets listed in the Notice of Investigation by the Labour Party, follow this link: https://twitter.com/helensclegel/stat…
Santiago Rising Trailer: Nick MacWilliam. Alborada films. 2021 (I minute)
Santiago Rising takes place on the streets of Chile’s capital city in late 2019 as massive protests over economic inequality engulf the country. Santiago Rising meets social movements, protesters and ordinary people in their struggle for human rights. In October 2020, Chileans voted for a new constitution to replace the one imposed during the brutal Pinochet dictatorship. The film emphasises the role of music and art in political dissent. We also see the state’s failed attempts to crush the protest movement.
Not The Forde Inquiry . Chris Reeves. 17 Oct 2021. (54 mins)
An inquiry into an attack on democracy at the heart of Starmer’s Labour Party. With Dorothy Walker, Graham Bash, Ken Loach and others falsely accused of crimes and misdemeanours in the ‘Labour’ Party. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org
Jewish Voice for Labour. 2021. 1 minute.
Activists in the Jewish Voice for Labour Antiracism Alliance Network stand in solidarity with migrants and refugees.
Double Down News, 2021 (5 mins)
Labour MP Zarah Sultana breaks down while recounting her own experience as a woman and her reaction to the murder of and vigil for Sarah Everard, pointing the finger at Priti Patel and Cressida Dick and saying: ‘Having women at the top doesn’t mean women’s issues are going to be solved’. Change has to be more deep-rooted and profound.
LA4J, 2021 (2 mins)
Chris Wallis has promoted antiracist and antifascist ideas throughout his 40 year career in the entertainment industry, including recording the autobiography of Nelson Mandela. He is accused of hostility or prejudice based on race or religion. The charges are based on definitions of antisemitism in a version of an antisemitism code of conduct that the Labour Party will not publish. Mr Wallis denies all the charges.
Talking Wings, 2021 (10 mins)
The PUCARL Collective (United Communities of the Antigua Watershed for Free Rivers) in Mexico has successfully defended the Antigua Watershed from large hydroelectric projects. But they remain vigilant, and continue to guard the river and water, the lifeblood of their land. For them one thing is clear, water is life and it must be protected. Activists also talk about the collective nature of their struggle and their rejection of a ‘leadership’ that can be picked off and isolated.
Captain SKA, 2021 (2 mins)
Captain SKA’s timely and powerful video about the incompetence and corruption of the Tory Government at the moment when it’s offering NHS workers a 1% pay rise. A biting and well directed indictment of the lies of the Prime Minister and the disconnect his entire team has with ordinary people in this country.
Radio Play excerpt, 1988. Post and edit, 2019 (11 mins)
Paul Robeson, an actor, singer, civil rights activist, and communist laid the groundwork for the civil rights movement in the US and a witch hunt was started, while many African-American witnesses subpoenaed to testify at the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) hearings in the 1950s were asked to denounce Paul Robeson (1888–1976) in order to obtain future employment.
Jewish Voice for Peace, Rebecca Pierce, 2017 (13 mins)
The film follows Moroccan Jewish activist and former Israeli Black Panther leader Reuven Abergel as he leads a tour of the Musrara neighbourhood in Jerusalem. Reuven recounts the history of the Israeli Black Panthers, a protest group started by Mizrahi Jews from the Middle East and North Africa struggling against Israeli state violence against their communities.
LA4J, 2021 (2 mins)
Mike Howard is Jewish member of the Labour Party, accused of antisemitism. He explains why he’s joining the legal action by Labour Activists for Justice (LA4J), a group of Labour Party members who have been caught up in the absurdities of Labour’s disciplinary processes.
LA4J, 2021 (2 mins)
John Davies is an actor in his late sixties, who has been falsely accused of antisemitism. Here John explains why he and other members have been forced to use the law to try and get justice in the Labour Party.
Chomsky on Propaganda, BBC The Big Idea, 1996 (3 mins)
This short clip from Andrew Marr’s interview of Noam Chomsky shows the astounding moment when Chomsky patiently explains to a perplexed Marr why the systemic bias of the media does not require journalists to self-censor.
LA4J, 2021 (2 mins)
Colin O’Driscoll is a Labour Party member falsely and anonymously accused of antisemitism. His is the fourth of a series of interviews issued by Labour Activists 4 Justice (LA4J), a group of Labour Party members who have been caught up in the absurdities of Labour’s disciplinary processes.
Vox, 2020 (8 mins)
In November 2020, thousands of farmers marched from the northern states of India to Delhi to protest farming reforms passed by Prime Minister Modi’s government.
2021 (3 mins)
Jonathan Rosenhead is a retired university professor in his eighties. His is the third of a series of interviews issued by Labour Activists for Justice (LA4J), a group of Labour Party members who have been caught up in the absurdities of Labour’s disciplinary processes.
Orson Nava & Stuart Shahid Bamforth, Javelin Media, 2020 (3 mins)
Gavin Williamson is threatening cut funding to universities if they don’t adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism. But the definition confuses antisemitism with criticism of Israel, and suppresses freedom of expression.
2021 (4 mins)
Labour Activist Number One is Diana Neslen, an 81 year old Jewish member of the Labour Party, accused of antisemitism. She tells her story, and why she’s been forced to use the law to get justice in the Labour Party.
2021 (3 mins)
Michael Ellman is an 83 year old member of the Labour Party, falsely accused of antisemitism. His is the second of a series of interviews issued by Labour Activists for Justice (LA4J), a group of Labour Party members who have been caught up in the absurdities of Labour’s disciplinary processes.
Jen Marlowe & Peñasco Theatre Collective, Donkeysaddle Projects, 2018 (1 min)
A police officer shot and killed an unarmed a 17 year old boy. His story is tragically familiar for Americans, but Asel was not killed in the USA. He was a Palestinian teenager murdered by Israeli police for calling for an end to the occupation.
Jim Cohen, 2019 (11 mins)
Londoner Jim Cohen volunteers to help Palestinian farmers with their olive harvest. He recounts how his group was brutally attacked by Israeli settlers.
Poojan Sahil, 2020 (3 mins)
This is not a translation of the original Bella Ciao but just a rendition of it in Punjabi. Farmers from Punjab, Haryana, UP and across India are protesting against the Farm Laws at the Delhi Border. This song is in solidarity with them.