Dealing with Livingstone

Submitted by AWL on 14 April, 2017 - 5:05 Author: Editorial

Other articles relevant to the Ken Livingstone controversy
Ken Livingstone: bad history, worse politics
Ken Livingstone and the "anti-Zionist" left
Trotsky and the Jewish question
Jeremy Corbyn, Zionist?

Solidarity 435 carries background material and discussion on the row in the Labour Party over how Ken Livingstone should be dealt with, following his inflammatory remarks no the relationship between Zionism and Nazi Germany.

Our editorial position is that we do not call for Livingstone to be expelled. We want to limit, not expand, the powers the current party regime has to "ban" political views.

However, as the articles we print here make clear, Livingstone's long-held view views on these matters are seriously harmful.

We invite further debate.

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