Category: far-right

Rest in Power, Jo Cox

The racism of the Brexit campaign set the scene for the murder of Jo Cox. Her brutal killing is continuous with Breivik’s Utoya massacre. Then as now the peddlers of hate, from the those who ‘bravely’ spoke of the failures of multiculturalism, to those inciting hooligans…

Anders Behring Breivik had no legitimate grievance

Gavan Titley and I have published an article on The Guardian’s Comment is Free today stating why we think that the political mainstream is far more involved than we would like to think in the development of Anders Behring Breivik’s idea on multiculturalism and immigration. Despite…

Racists of Europe Unite!

So David Cameron has been given Marine Le Pen’s blessing. As the new head of the racist French party, the Front national, she says, It is exactly this type of statement that has barred us from public life [in France] for 30 years… I sense an…

EDL Appearance on Newsnight Exemplifies Postracialism

Excerpt published on the Muslim Council of Britain site Ours is a righteous cause,” says Stephen Lennon (aka Tommy Robinson) of the English Defence League, “Alright, OK,” replies Jeremy Paxman, anchor of BBC2’s flagship news programme Newsnight, “A lot of people are worried, I believe you.…

Griffin was right about one thing

Nick Griffin was right about one thing: Churchill would have felt at home in the BNP. The appearance of Nick Griffin, leader of the British Nartional Party, on BBC Question Time on October 22, 2009 has led to massive debate across the UK. Those in favour…