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Hungary's new 'Iron Curtain' (pic credit Bloomberg)

Hungary’s far right racist Fidesz government has launched a referendum on refugees, aiming to bolster its popularity by tapping anti-migrant racism. The move is one that will be watched – and potentially copied – by racist parties across Europe, many of whom are trying to build by stirring up hatred of refugees and other migrants.

19 August 2016 | Notes
Jeremy Corbyn speaks to hundreds of people who couldn't get into a London rally, from the top of a fire engine. Pic credit: Jeremy Corbyn for PM

It’s September, but it feels more like a kind of spring.

13 September 2015 | In depth