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Socialist writer Nathan J. Robinson, a fixture in the Bernie Sanders movement, has been fired from his job at the “progressive” newspaper The Guardian after authoring tweets criticizing Congress for prioritizing military aid to Israel over COVID relief for struggling Americans.

The Guardian prides itself as one of the most left-wing mainstream media outlets in the English-speaking world. Robinson started working for the British publication’s US branch in 2017 until his dismissal last Tuesday.

Political blacklisting and censorship is usually framed as an attack by oversensitive leftists against the right, but left-wing critics of war and Zionism are shut down just as quickly, Robinson has written in response.

Jewish organizations driving “cancel culture” are racially motivated, not politically partisan. They seek to uphold the Jewish “post-war consensus” (domestic liberalism and Zionist foreign policy) by silencing opponents of mass immigration, globalization, mass media, finance, Jewish overrepresentation and gender ideology on the right along with Muslims and leftists who oppose Zionism and ethnic cleansing by Israel on human rights grounds.

In his tell-all article about the incident, Robinson states that he was confronted by Guardian editor John Mulholland in December over the two tweets, which read ““Did you know that it’s the law that whenever Congress authorizes new spending it has to buy Israel a new weapons system? It’s true!” (2) “Well, if not actually the law, at least so customary as to be functionally identical.”

Soon after, Muholland sent him an angry email titled “private + confidential,” lambasting him for “singling out financial aid to Israel” and promoting the “fake news” that Jews have enormous influence over our discourse and politics.

According to Robinson, Mulholland wanted the December exchange to be kept confidential in order to avoid accusations that the so-called left-wing paper was suppressing critics of Israel. It’s more likely that a wealthy donor pulled strings to get him cancelled and they don’t want it to be traced back to Jews.

Robinson states that he deleted the tweet and made a groveling apology for mistakenly crossing Jews to Mulholland because he was financially dependent on the $15,000 a year he was making as a columnist. The editor accepted his apology, but started phasing him out anyway.

This week, Robinson was finally able to speak to Mulholland, who informed him that he was fired and blacklisted from ever contributing to The Guardian again.

But it turned out that I was not just being temporarily ignored. On Tuesday, my editor called me and told me that after a conversation with Mulholland, it had been decided to discontinue my column altogether. I asked if it was possible for me to talk with Mulholland and work something out. My editor said it was not, and that Mulholland had indicated the paper would not work with me in the future either, meaning that I should not even bother to send occasional freelance pitches. (They did offer to pay me two articles’ worth of “kill fees” that would not cover a month’s rent.) There was no effort to offer any criticism of my performance; in fact, the editor indicated directly that my pitches would have been accepted if Mulholland had not been displeased with my tweet. It was made very, very clear to me: your tweet about Israel annoyed the editor in chief. Now you are fired. Do not come back.

The author has claimed innocence, saying that he was not aware of an official policy strictly regulating discourse around Israel, as it is not in the style guide or rule book. Instead, they have an “unwritten” rule where columnists commenting against a Jewish or Zionist interest in an unauthorized way, including on their personal twitter accounts, lose their jobs. The Guardian was one of the most prominent left-wing proponents of the idea that Labour Party’s socialist firebrand, Jeremy Corbyn, was an “anti-Semite.”

Robinson correctly attacks the hypocrisy of institutional conservative free speech defenders who are curiously silent when leftists are punished for taking up the Palestinian cause. Robinson is not innocent, he has himself published articles in support of cancelling opponents on the right. As editor of Current Affairs, he has commissioned a number of Jews and “Antifa” radical liberal types, including one, Lyta Gold, who has written pieces celebrating cancel culture.

It remains to be seen what the full extent of Robinson’s fallout with powerful “progressive-except-Palestine” Jews will be. He shouldn’t be surprised if some of his powerful friends and positive appraisals he has received from Jewish platforms like the New York Times and Daily Beast start to vanish.

(Republished from National Justice by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Wyatt says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    Good! Fuck him, fuck his dipshit modernist rag and fuck his soyboy socialist takes. It’s so nice when the jews get the right target for the wrong reason. Watch him double down on his retard beliefs while he cowers in fear of his true masters.

  2. Rosie says:

    Instead, they have an “unwritten” rule where columnists commenting against a Jewish or Zionist interest in an unauthorized way, including on their personal twitter accounts, lose their jobs.

    Ah, yes, the “unwritten rule.” There are two kinds of people in this world: the ones who know the unwritten rules and the ones who have to learn the hard way.

  3. joe2.5 says:

    What’s good news here is the profound stupidity of the Guardian.

    With the December 23 apology the Editor knew he had a brown-nosed toad, ready to sell his own mother and do as told 24/7, in public or in private, for the proverbial thirty pieces of silver. In fact, for just loose change.
    And now that he had such a pliable little slave, with extra “socialist” Burner cred thrown in, he threw it away!

    We should pray that this bottomless degree of idiocy is not limited to the management of the Guardian.

  4. What sort of deranged creature declares the absolute, undisguised, fact of overweening Jewish power in US politics as ‘fake news’? One of the consequences of the Zionazi reign of terror on free thought and speech is that all but groveling cravens, liars, hypocrites and cozeners will be driven from public life. And those not, yet, targeted, quake in fear and censor themselves and rat each other out, lest the Zionazi lynch-mob turn on them. Here in Austfailia, where ‘Holocaust’ stories are churned out like sausages, the Palestinians have disappeared from the fakestream media. No presstitute dares mention their existence, let alone the brutal oppression that the “Gods Upon the Earth’ mete out to them, because that would be career ending.
    Needless to say, this witch-hunt will produce ‘antisemites’ among the victims, their family and friends and others. But that is precisely what the Zionazis want. They exist in and by hatred, and the more the better.

    • Replies: @animalogic
  5. So much for the ‘left’ being in control.

    I don’t want to hear about it.

    • Agree: Hillbob
  6. I noticed recently that there seems to be another place where commentaries have been restricted. It was always possible to write comments about reviews which appeared in Amazon. There were interesting discussions, sometimes very long discussions (more than 300 comments discussing one review) right bellow every review. There you could get new perspectives, develop ideas, get information, take notice of links.

    It was useful to unmask fake reviews of books by people who hadn’t read a book and only wrote a fake review in order to give a bad mark for the book and to disencourage potential readers from buying it. There is A Country about which many critical books have been written telling about its dirty history, its politics of apartheid and so on. About such books there were always organized fake reviews telling how bad the book was. So it was useful being able to write comments and show that a supposed reader who writes a review of a book actually hasn’t read it. You could discuss a review freely.

    A few days ago I noticed that this section simply disappeared with all its comments written during many years. I couldn’t believe and looked for the comments, but I was unable to find them (German or English Amazon). They don’t exist anymore. In the forum of Der Spiegel you are informally not allowed to give your sources. You can say a lot, but if you tell what are your sources, your post wont appear. So, sometimes people challenge you asking for your source that backs what you say but you are not allowed to say that you are not allowed to give your sources (what lots of people don’t know it’s the case).

    • Replies: @Happy Tapir
  7. @Mulga Mumblebrain

    No, the Palestinians simply don’t exist.
    And as for that guy in the UK, treated like SHIT by Sweden, the UK, the US, Ecuador & Australia…. he’s a citizen of which country? No country I think…. B/C no half decent country could neglect a citizen like Assange has been.
    I SPEW, shit & piss on the Australian establishment.

    • Replies: @Ultrafart the Brave
  8. @animalogic

    I SPEW, shit & piss on the Australian establishment.

    I think the last spark of Australian sovereignty was snuffed out when they whacked Whitlam all those years ago (figuratively speaking, of course – but if they couldn’t remove him all legal-like, they would have JFK’d him in a pinch).

  9. cohen says:

    Yesterday someone put this link on Phil Giraldi’s column “Another Zionist Joins the Biden Team”.
    I should give the credit to him/her. Very eye opening for Christen/Muslim US tax payer who are subsidizing for Israeli Programs like this one. I tried to put the link on Wash.Post in an Israel related article, but one has to pay to read the trash. No me. I asked my wife to send to her church group.


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  10. Anonymous[233] • Disclaimer says:

    It’s necessary to name the enemy. We face an organized lying talmudist media.

  11. Chris Moore says: • Website

    Jewish organizations driving “cancel culture” are racially motivated, not politically partisan. They seek to uphold the Jewish “post-war consensus” (domestic liberalism and Zionist foreign policy) by silencing opponents of mass immigration, globalization, mass media, finance, Jewish overrepresentation and gender ideology on the right along with Muslims and leftists who oppose Zionism and ethnic cleansing by Israel on human rights grounds.

    That paragraph gets to the crux of Anglo-Jewish schizophrenia. That’s literally the phenomenon we’re up against. Schizophrenic narcissism revolving around Israel/Zion that grew out of centuries of Jewish infiltration of the Anglosphere.

  12. judahben says:

    Zionist are paranoid about mixing of their race specially with blacks. As diversion they making sure the other race mix with each other and leave the superior race alone. Watch the trend in Hollywood. Inter racial themes have picked up. Movies, TV episodes, even the dumb commercials. I would rather the nature takes its course rather than the integration theme shoved into throats of young people. Look at the Superbowl commercial of inter racial themes.

  13. “The Guardian prides itself as one of the most left-wing mainstream media outlets in the English-speaking world.”

    Yeah, in a pig’s ass.

    Excuse me, that was entirely unfair……. to pigs.

  14. @cohen

    This should be required viewing for all christian zionists……..

  15. @UncommonGround

    God, you’re right. That’s a momentous development, Amazon deleting comments on reviews. Only second to banning dissident right literature, I would say. There were so many great threads on a variety of topics.

    But I believe the causation is probably different from what you think—and much stranger than most would probably believe—although all the things you say are major fringe benefits. There are a cadre of individuals who are being persecuted by state or state like powers, in an effort to completely isolate them and prevent any access to media. there is a vast effort to keep them from communicating one to the other as well. Not that anything momentous would happen by it; it’s all simply ritualistic(kabalistic, naturally). That’s also why many of the websites we read have started deleting comments and banning commenters, if you have noticed. For example, I left a comment on someone’s post on Amazon a while back, before they deleted all comments completely, lol, and Amazon deleted the entire book listing! I know it was because of my comment. It wasn’t anything subversive or anything, either. Unbelievable.

  16. cohen says:

    And members of Biden and Trump family. Great supporters of Zionists

  17. Anon[710] • Disclaimer says:

    He wasn’t fired by The Guardian, still less by its editor. He was fired by human nature. He was fired by all his colleagues, at the Guardian and elsewhere, who won’t resign from their jobs due to this firing. By all people who will keep browsing the Guardian’s website after this firing.

    Pretending elsewhere may be of some comfort, but it helps all things not to change to any degree.

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