Tuesday 30 January 2024

Unconstructive Behaviour?

If the International Court of Justice had delivered anything other than a total defeat of Israel, then the BBC News that afternoon would not have led on the retirement of a football manager in five months' time, the next day's newspapers would have talked of little but that ruling, and there would have been no obviously prearranged distraction of attention in the form of a coordinated revenge attack on UNRWA.

Just as the only predominantly non-white countries to have sided with the United States over Ukraine have been the American military colonies of Japan and South Korea, so Japan has been the only such country to have become an active participant in the genocide of Gaza by "suspending" the funding of UNRWA, to which please donate here. Ethnically diverse down to every locality and with people connected to every inhabited territory on Earth while the mixed-race population increased exponentially, Britain should have absolutely no part in this.

The people behind the allegations against UNRWA told you that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, and more recently that 40 babies had been beheaded, that babies had been hung from washing lines, and that a baby had been baked in an oven. They themselves really have killed babies by turning off the electricity to incubators. Their right to do so was asserted by Keir Starmer and David Lammy.

Alone in the world, Lammy alleged that Hamas had been "raping babies" on 7th October. Thus did he combine the war propaganda machine's twin obsessions of babies and rape, manifest over many decades. Supporters of Israel are now wedded to every social policy of the #MeToo, #IBelieveHer and #BelieveAllWomen crowd, who in turn are now wedded to every economic and foreign policy of the people who support Israel, where two governing parties, going back before the present unity coalition, differ from Hamas in not allowing women to be candidates for public office.

They are welcome to each other in their marriage made in Hell. The British political faction that embodies that position is riding high in the polls, although it is impossible to see how its return to government would effect any practical change. It is now as devoted to the EU as it is to NATO. The Labour Right has not always been. Big American liberal money, much of it also tied to Israel, created the right wing of the Labour Party as a distinct tendency and has always controlled it very tightly, but that tendency nevertheless used to be ambivalent about the EU. Several prominent figures had no time whatever for it.

Now, however, the Labour Right can and should be attacked on two fronts by reference to the EU's economic war on Hungary because Viktor Orbán was having a stopped clock moment over Ukraine. It wants to re-subject us to Orbán's legislative will in the Council of Ministers, and to that of his partisans in the European Parliament. And it wants us to be militarily limited by him due to our being committed to his defence. He has still yet to approve Swedish accession to NATO. Why would Sweden want to be in his club? Yet it does, and on our behalf so do Labour, the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats, and the SNP. All of those therefore also favour at least a very close alignment with the EU legislation to which Orbán, among others, is a contributor.

But when I tell you that there is going to be a hung Parliament, then you can take that to the bank. I spent the 2005 Parliament saying that it was psephologically impossible for the Heir to Blair's Conservative Party to win an overall majority. I predicted a hung Parliament on the day that the 2017 General Election was called, and I stuck to that, entirely alone, all the way up to the publication of the exit poll eight long weeks later. And on the day that Rishi Sunak became Prime Minister, I predicted that a General Election between him and Starmer would result in a hung Parliament.

To strengthen families and communities by securing economic equality and international peace through the democratic political control of the means to those ends, including national and parliamentary sovereignty, we need to hold the balance of power. Owing nothing to either main party, we must be open to the better offer. There does, however, need to be a better offer. Not a lesser evil, which in any case the Labour Party is not.


  1. We are not ethnically diverse down to every locality, and we're one of the least diverse overall in the West.

    "The not white-British continue to concentrate in urban areas, especially in ‘majority-minority’ wards. Almost half of not white-Britons lived in wards that were
    majority-minority. Meanwhile, 80 percent of wards remained over 90 percent white" as the latest Policy Exchange report notes.

    As David Goodhart says, diversity undermines the solidarity needed for welfare states so the most progressive welfare states and most equal societies in the world ( the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Denmark and Finland) are also traditionally the least ethnically diverse. And not by coincidence.

    1. Tell me the all-white village in Britain. This is an academically observed phenomenon called superdiversity, of which Britain is the acknowledged leader.

      David's book was years ago, and Scandinavia also long ago ceased to be as you described.

      Policy Exchange? Well, if you don't know, then there's no point telling you.

  2. That’s a non-sequitur; there doesn’t need to be an “all-white village” when most wards are either majority-white or majority-minority. “80% of wards are over 90% white” as the Census showed. Britain is also overall 81% white, and among the least ethnically and religiously diverse in the West.

    You prove mine and David Goodhart’s point-the Scandinavian countries created their progressive welfare states and only elected socialist governments when they were as I described, and since they have very recently opened up to mass immigrant and become more diverse they’ve started electing Far Right parties for the first time ever from Denmark to Sweden. Proving the point.

    David’s thesis is more relevant today than ever hence he still publishes about it in all his recent work for Policy Exchange. Read the last two reports on how to stop the boats, for instance.

    1. You are hopelessly out of your depth. As is a recurring theme with you, you do not know what basic terminology means.

  3. Are the comments above just to wind up Mr. Lindsay? Every ward in Britain is now ethnically diverse, there is a mountain of academic literature and everyone can see it by walking down the street. Your point is spot on, Mr. L. The country like that has no business joining the anti-UNRWA lynch mob.

    Would you agree Christianity in Britain would die out if it wasn't for superdiversity?

    1. Yes, that is observably the case. As is all of your comment.