Britain is headed for an election that looks like a tight contest between David Cameron and challenger Ed Miliband, who would become the first Jewish prime minister.
David Miliband, the former British foreign minister, has left politics to run the International Rescue Committee. Like him, the group has Jewish roots, but a secular focus.
Britain’s biggest Jewish family feud ended when David Miliband quit politics. Could his move to New York clear the way for his brother, Ed Miliband, to become the next prime minister?
There was an old slogan on the left in the years between the wars: Fascism means war. Succinct, it managed to say at once that war is inherent to fascism, since it is both expansionist and authoritarian, and that fascism demands war as an ideology so heinous it must be combated.
The former British foreign secretary has resigned from the board of a soccer team after it hired an Italian manager who boasted of his fascist sympathies — and once made a Nazi salute during a match.
Former British foreign secretary David Miliband, once tipped as a potential prime minister, said on Wednesday he was leaving politics to boost his brother’s chances of leading the opposition Labour party to victory in an election in 2015.
’Tis the season of family drama.