In Solidarity, Eagle Eye

In Solidarity

I saw Schindler’s List again over Christmas, for the first time in some years. It’s a flawed movie – exactly how flawed is a subject deserving of its own post – but gets a lot more right than wrong and remains, I think, mainstream Hollywood’s best attempt to portray the Holocaust.
While the film is rightly [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 31 January 2014 at 2:17 pm

Owen Jones and the Haters of Jews, Eagle Eye

Owen Jones and the Haters of Jews

Owen Jones can rightly be described as a phenomenon. Still not even in his thirties, he has sought to remake the British left and has succeeded to an impressive extent. Without him, it’s doubtful the anti-austerity movement could have coalesced and unified so quickly, and been so single-minded. He writes with admirable clarity and punch, [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 23 January 2014 at 1:56 pm

Blood Libel, 2014 edition, Eagle Eye

Blood Libel, 2014 edition

It’s not easy being a liberal Zionist. In debate, our every utterance is attended by a meandering chain of qualifiers, squeezing us through two extremes like a fat man negotiating a rocky crevice: “No, I don’t like Netanyahu either but he’s hardly a fascist nevertheless his policies are extremely shortsighted however just look at the [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 17 January 2014 at 1:08 pm

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