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Figures from a range of fascist and far right groups have set up a joint liaison group to coordinate activities and seek a “political direction”. They include key personnel from the FLA, former EDL leaders, hardcore nazis and a UKIP MEP.

22 February 2018 |

To end our series, in which Hassan Mahamdallie delves into his collection of punk singles to tell the story of musical rebellion and growing up as a bored south London teenager of mixed heritage during the turbulent period of Enoch Powell and the nazi National Front, here are his top ten debut singles…

14 January 2018 |

Punk and New Wave exploded onto the musical stage in 1976-77. The new music brought the bloated rock scene that came before it crashing down – and punk has shaped much of the music that has come since. Here, Hassan Mahamdallie looks at the Clash, possibly the most important punk band of all time.

8 January 2018 |

Every year we invite musicians, DJs and readers of this blog to send us their five favourite albums or tracks of the year. The selections by our contributors for 2017 are eclectic and cross many genres. See what you think of their choices…

31 December 2017 |

The political and social crisis that has erupted between the government of the Spanish state and the people of Catalonia has reached crisis point. Jonathan Hoff, who lives and works in Catalonia, has sent Dream Deferred a personal account of how the struggle for Catalan independence developed and its impact on the village he lives in.

27 October 2017 |

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 |