The Language of Hate

There was quite a revealing exchange on a Harry’s Place comment thread today involving Lee Barnes, the BNP’s Legal Director. Barnes managed to string a few sentences together with this: Compared to […]

You make me sick

The toleration of antisemitic discourse on “Comment is Free” is simply breathtaking. Here’s a comment from the Shai Hermesh thread: Yet comments like this are par for the course in one form […]

Red Rag to a Bull

Petra Marquardt-Bigman’s excellent article on CiF recently was like the proverbial red rag waved in the face of the assorted bullish anti-Israeli commentators below the line. Almost immediately, there were cries of […]


This is a cross-post by Professor Richard Landes of Augean Stables SELF-CRITICISM AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT Self-criticism stands at the heart of any experiment in civil society. Only when we can acknowledge errors […]