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London witnessed the largest demonstration of the far right in generations on Saturday. This was the second outing of the Football Lads Alliance. Here’s our eyewitness report, plus background on the FLA’s racism, financing etc

8 October 2017 | In depth

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 | Notes

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 | Notes

Includes our eyewitness report from the FLA march
Up to 5,000 assorted Islamophobes, racists and fascists marched through central London today, mobilised by a rightwing coalition of football hooligan firms called the Football Lads Alliance. It is the second time in a fortnight that such a sizeable march of this type has taken place.

24 June 2017 | In depth

This post was written shortly after the fascist march in Manchester, but we decided to hold back its publication in the wake of the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower. The terrorist attack on worshipers near the Finsbury Park Mosque shows the dangers of the far right in Britain – but, disgracefully, sections of the media have given fascist “Tommy Robinson” more airtime this week.

19 June 2017 | In depth

Nine fascists will take their seats in the French parliament – three times the previous number – following the second round of voting in the legislative elections today.

18 June 2017 | Notes