Labour’s Leaked Report: Who Is to Blame for Antisemitism in Britain’s Labour Party?
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The political insult “trot” historically referred to activists from small Trotskyist parties who joined the Labour Party in an attempt to extend their otherwise limited political influence. Nowadays it is applied to the far left more generally, including those who do not follow Trotskyism.
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