racism

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Under cover of Covid-19: the international far right and the coronavirus crisis

From minimising the threat of Covid-19 to violent racist scapegoating, street protests, conspiracy theories and even food distribution, the international far right’s responses to the coronavirus crisis have been many and varied. Here, we look at how it has responded to the pandemic and the real problems it faces.

Fascism and the far right in Europe: country by country guide

Full country by country guide to fascism and the far right in Europe – completely revised for 2019. Includes elections table

Tommy Robinson vs the media – and the ‘great replacement’ theory that links him to Christchurch

As “Tommy Robinson” released his Panodrama video in front of up to 4,000 supporters in Salford , he was expecting the ban from Facebook that followed two days later. The launch marked an escalation of Robinson’s assault on the media. This is a battle for which he has given the same theoretical justification – the idea of a “great replacement” – that was cited by the suspect in the Christchurch massacre

ANALYSIS – The street and the ballot box: Tommy Robinson and UKIP come together

A march of thousands led by “Tommy Robinson” and UKIP leader Gerard Batten marked the first outing of a new project for the far right in Britain – bringing together a racist street movement and what was once a traditional electoral party, UKIP. The move marks a new direction for the far right in Britain – but it has antecedents elsewhere…