On Sunday according to the police – 80,000 and the organisers – 500,000 took to the streets of Paris in support of the ‘traditional family’. These bigots were united in their opposition to gay marriage and adoption. Some are saying that this march is part of a wider development of a new right wing movement.
When Jobbik’s leader, Gabor Vona, visited London on Sunday 26 January 2014, he was rightly greeted by a Unite Against Fascism protest and a howl of derision from the press and media. For Hungary’s Jobbik is an unashamedly racist and fascist organisation.
We have had an ugly month of May, drenched by a double wave of racism.
Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch racist populist Party for Freedom (PVV), is seeking an alliance with France’s Front National (FN). He wants to ensure “an enormous advance” for the far right at next year’s European elections.