The Netherlands’ racist Party for Freedom (PVV) has seen its poll rating slump and senior figures quit after party leader Geert Wilders was filmed leading anti-Moroccan chanting at a rally after last week’s local elections.
The European elections are just three months away. From Hungary to the Netherlands and from Greece to France, fascist and racist populist parties are making all the running.
A referendum in Switzerland, initiated by the racist populist Swiss People’s Party, narrowly voted for a quota on immigrants. Check this site for a picture of how the national football team would look without immigration.
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.