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About I Am Not A Number

I Am Not A Number is written by Chris Jury. For 30 years Chris Jury was a TV actor, director and writer best known for playing Eric Catchpole in over 60 episodes of the BBC’s antique classic, Lovejoy, and for directing over 50 episodes of Eastenders. In 2008 he was appointed as the Senior Lecturer in Recorded Media in the School Of Music & Performing Arts at Bath Spa University. He currently presents, Agitpop, a pop & politics radio discussion programme on North Cotswold Community Radio http://www.agitpopradio.org.uk He is currently the Communications Officer for UCU at Bath Spa University and a UCU SW Regional Rep at SWTUC.

Fascism And The Daily Mail

In light of the defamatory article the Daily Mail Online published on 12th April about me being an anti-semite, my dear friend and colleague the historian John Newsinger, has suggested you might like to read the full text of his … Continue reading

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Mechanics Of Anti-Semitism Witch Hunt Revealed

So the Daily Mail online went for it. A ludicrous “Lovejoy star is anti-Semite” load of old bollox. But the article does reveal what is actually going on here. Which is that Jason Fojtik a candidate for the Clopton Ward … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitism Accusations Get Very Close To Home!

I agreed to stand as a Labour Party paper candidate for Bidford West and Salford Ward in the Stratford Upon Avon District Council elections. Today (9th April) I received the email below from The Daily Mail! The journalist made it … Continue reading

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Is it time for that elusive realignment of UK politics? I do hope so!

This is a very good piece by Holly Rigby on Novara Media. I have to admit I am one of those on the left of the LP who is in despair. The right of the party have given the lie … Continue reading

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The right-wing of the Labour Party need to address their colonialist, Islamophobic and Arabophobic racism!

My disgust at the cynical abuse of the memory of the 6 million by the right-wing of the Labour Party, aided and abetted by the Israeli Embassy, grows daily and has left me despairing for the future of the Labour … Continue reading

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Anti-Anti-Jewish conspiracies

This article in the Grundian is interesting. But this paragraph worries me: “Often, anti-Jewish conspiracy theories don’t explicitly talk about Jews or ‘the Jews’ as a group. There’s some kind of code word or symbol that’s used in place.” I … Continue reading

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What we say and the way we say it? Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

As a member of the left of the Labour Party I find the anti-Semitism scandal to be really, really chilling. A sort of McCarthyism in overdrive. Rational debate is simply not possible. I personally find the accusations of antisemitism extremely … Continue reading

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