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ANALYSIS – The street and the ballot box: are Tommy Robinson and UKIP following Germany’s AfD?

A march of thousands led by “Tommy Robinson” and UKIP leader Gerard Batten marked the first outing of a new project for the far right in Britain – bringing together a racist street movement and what was once a traditional electoral party, UKIP. The move marks a new direction for the far right in Britain – but it has antecedents elsewhere…

The refugee ‘crisis’ – Trump, the EU and new levels of barbarism

As we prepare to “unwelcome” US president Donald Trump to Britain, the fallout from his policy of separating families at the Mexican border continues. But if people watching Trump’s actions with horror comfort themselves by thinking that nothing so dreadful happens in Europe, they would be mistaken. Refugee solidarity activist Margaret Woods explains