The brutal murder of George Floyd by four police officers in Minneapolis has sparked a rebellion in more than 75 US cities. Over the next few days Dream Deferred will be publishing a series of eyewitness accounts of the protests in different cities.
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.
Full country by country guide to fascism and the far right in Europe – completely revised for 2019. Includes elections table
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
The racist far right Finns Party has come within a whisker of winning Finland’s parliamentary elections on Sunday 14 April. Details of the results plus a guest post from Finland, by Laurens Mallinder, looking at the party’s background and its nazi links.
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…