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Racist populist billionaire Andrej Babiš has won the parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic with a landslide, taking 29.65%, nearly three times the vote of his nearest rivals.

21 October 2017 |

Updated 9.15pm: The far right racist populist FPÖ party is likely to enter Austria’s government after preliminary results showed it coming second behind the conservative ÖVP in today’s parliamentary elections.

15 October 2017 |

UPDATED 25 Sept. The far right racist populist AfD enters the German parliament as it moves further rightwards, in the direction of fascism – through a series of internal faction fights that have now seen the shock resignation of party leader Frauke Petry.

24 September 2017 |

Brian Trenchard-Smith’s film Dead End Drive-in is a low-budget action movie centred on a teenage couple trapped in a drive-in cinema – but it is much more than that. It’s one of the most political films I’ve ever seen.

20 September 2017 |

On 3 November 1979 members of the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party attacked a demonstration in Greensboro, North Carolina. They shot dead five protestors and wounded 11 others. This is the story of the largely forgotten Greensboro Massacre.

23 August 2017 |

In 1968, the year of the Tet Offensive, the assassination of Martin Luther King and the stand of Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the Olympic Games in Mexico, a little-known filmmaker from Pittsburgh made a movie The Night of the Living Dead. Its central theme was of a smart, assertive, compassionate black man surviving the zombie apocalypse, only to be murdered by nervous whites the next morning.

20 July 2017 |