The polarised headscarf debate has been long standing between secular and Islamic commentators. Both sides have looked at the headscarf as a significant symbol of threat. On the one hand, the headscarf threatens the secular notion of freedom. On the other, its critics threaten the traditional Islamic notions of honor and respectability. Askarina Sumiran proposes an alternative discourse on […]
An LSE student’s view: Why the Labour Party’s own values must compel it to take antisemitism seriously
Ben Reiff is a second-year History & International Relations student at LSE. He writes below about the left’s antisemitism problem and his frustration with Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of the issue. He calls on the Labour Party to adhere consistently to its values of inclusion and non-discrimination so that no minority group is isolated in the party and wider society.