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No, they are not anti-Semites

ANTISEMITTISM / Activists such as Loach and Corbyn want a historic settlement with the West's colonial intervention in other parts of the world. Also Israel's apartheid. This has been counteracted by campaigns that blacken them as anti-Semitic.

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Filmmaker Ken Loach's crime – like Jeremy Corbyn's – is not anti-Semitism. On the other hand, the cases against them are reminiscent of a time when class solidarity inspired the struggle for a better world.

Ken Loach, one of Britain's most acclaimed film directors, has spent more than half a century dramatizing the lives of the poor and vulnerable. His films have often portrayed the state's casual indifference or even active hostility when using force against ordinary people.

In March 2020 became Loach threw his head into a relentless drama that could have been taken straight from one of his own films. This veteran chronicler of the shadowy sides of society was forced to withdraw as a judge in an art competition on anti-racism at a school after being wrongly accused of racism, without getting a chance to clean up.

The voice of the powerless

There should be little doubt about Loach's solid legitimacy as both an anti-racist and a strong supporter of them. . .

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John Y. Jones
Cand. Philol, freelance journalist affiliated with MODERN TIMES

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