Marc Wadsworth

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Marc Wadsworth is a British anti-racist campaigner, was the founder member of Anti-Racist Alliance and campaigned over the racist murder of teenager Stephen Lawrence.[1]

Bringing Labour into disrepute

Marc Wadsworth was expelled from the Labour Party on 27 April 2018 for allegedly "bringing the party into disrepute". This decision related to a confrontation on 30 June 2016 between him and Labour MP, Ruth Smeeth at the launch of the publication of the Chakrabarti Inquiry report into allegations of anti-semitism and other forms of racism in the Labour Party.[2]

Solidarity with Jo Bird

On 4 March 2019, Marc Wadsworth tweeted:

Solidarity to @JVoiceLabour comrade & ally cllr Jo Bird cruelly and unjustly suspended by @UKLabour[3] for self-deprecating joke at Manchester #Justice4marc event. She's one of the bravest socialists I know. Pity same cannot be said for the supine appeasers.[4]

 

Related Documents

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:The witchfinders are now ready to burn CorbynBlog post28 February 2019Jonathan CookJeremy Corbyn’s allies are being picked off one by one, from grassroots activists like Jackie Walker and Marc Wadsworth to higher-placed supporters like Chris Williamson and Seumas Milne. Soon Corbyn will stand alone, exposed before the inquisition that has been prepared for him.
Document:We condemn the suspension of Jo Bird and the appointment of Lord FalconerArticle4 March 2019As Ken Loach said: “If it looks like a witch hunt and behaves like a witch hunt – it may well be just that. This is intolerable and must end now.”


References

  1. Andrew Hosken, Ken: The Ups and Downs of Ken Livingstone, Arcadia Books, 10 April 2008: Chapter 18: 1985-1994. Ken and the rise of Socialist Action, 1985–1994, p. 265–67
  2. "Labour activist Marc Wadsworth expelled over anti-Semitism row". Sky News. 27 April 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2018.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  3. "Labour councillor suspended after 'Jew process' joke"
  4. Solidarity to @JVoiceLabour comrade & ally cllr Jo Bird"
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