Why we have submitted a dossier on Islamophobia in the Labour Party
David Jamieson explains why CommonSpace has submitted a dossier on islamophobia in the party, and why the party’s response to the clearly evidenced cases of islamophobia among senior figures from the New Labour years matters
Analysis: Why the largest strike in history in India is a problem for the British state
The largest strike in history rocks the Modi regime in India, a key ally of the UK
THE largest strike in world history, with perhaps 200 million workers taking part, rocked the Hindu nationalist government of Narendra Modi in India.
Between 9-10 January workers across the private and public sectors engaged in the strike instigated by the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (Citu).
Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson - Labour's anti-Semitism Crisis
David Jamieson starts a new regular podcast for CommonSpace getting behind the noise of the 24/7 social media outrage culture and getting to the heart of the big issues in politics
Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a new weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 outrage-driven social media news circus to the heart of the big political issues, finding the substance behind the headlines.
Scottish Tories ignore Muslim leaders as Boris Johnson reignites Islamophobia scandal
Muslim leaders and organisations across the UK demand investigations into the party
A LEADING Scottish Muslim community association has expressed frustration that the Scottish Conservative Party have failed to reach out to them as the Tory Islamophobia scandal rages on.
Ruth Davidson's party had faced calls for an "urgent audit" to deal with the "deep problem" of party Islamophobia in May, after it emerged North Lanarkshire party councillor Stephen Goldsack was a former BNP activist.
Smina Akhtar: The British state is using gendered racism as a weapon against Muslim women
As Boris Johnson faces accusations of pandering to the far-right with his comments on Muslim dress, Smina Akhtar argues that the prejudice faced by Muslim women extends far beyond one buffoonish Tory
Ukip-backed Leave.EU condemned for 'bigoted' Twitter posts
The pro-Brexit group has been condemned after a series of anti-Muslim tweets
THE ANTI-EU campaign group backed by Nigel Farage during the EU referendum has been condemned after a series of Islamophobic tweets from its official Twitter account, including one on the supposed "Punish a Muslim" day.
Some of the claims made by the group have also been debunked and labeled as fake news.