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State racism—fuelling the fire of fascism

State racism—fuelling the fire of fascism Tories and others claim that they can undermine the far right by being more racist. But as Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains, conceding to the fascists’ ideas just boosts them

Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany

Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany Anti-racists from Austria and Germany joined forces at the border town of Passau

Is the world going back to the 1930s?

Is the world going back to the 1930s? The growth of right wing populism and fascism provokes fears of a re-run of a disastrous decade

5,000 anti-racists crash the Chancellor’s party on World Refugee Day in Austria

5,000 anti-racists crash the Chancellor’s party on World Refugee Day in Austria Austrian right-wing Chancellor Sebastian Kurz faced furious anti-racist demonstrators this week

Letters: Our court win gives fascists in Austria the middle finger

Letters: Our court win gives fascists in Austria the middle finger Austrian revolutionary socialist group Left Turn Now scored an important victory against the fascist Freedom Party last week

Austria’s fascists have had their ‘democratic mask’ ripped off

Austria’s fascists have had their ‘democratic mask’ ripped off The new Austrian government of the Tories and the Freedom Party suffers from “Trumpism”

International round up: Protest at Austria's far right ‘Academics Ball’

30 January 2018
And German manufacturing workers on strike

Tens of thousands march against the Tory-fascist coalition in Austria

14 January 2018
Around 70,000 took to the streets in Vienna - including refugees and trade unionists

Austrian anti-fascists resist new Tory-Nazi coalition government

18 December 2017
Anti-fascists in Austria have vowed to resist the new right wing coalition government of the Tories and fascists.

Austrian anti-fascists win court case against Freedom Party leader

15 December 2017
Austrian revolutionary socialist organisation Left Turn Now has won a court case against fascist Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache. The judge called Strache “snivelling”. 

Right gains in Austrian election are a warning to anti-racists

17 October 2017
The Austrian general election was a further warning of the danger of the far right.

Austrian Tories open the door to the fascists

15 October 2017
The elections in Austria have shown a sharp move to the right. They are a further warning of the danger of the far right exploiting the bitterness in society.

Tories’ racist agenda in Austria has boosted the fascist Freedom Party

10 October 2017
Austrian parliamentary elections on Sunday could see the fascist Freedom Party return to government as part of a right wing coalition.

Anti-fascist movement stops Nazi election win for Norbert Hofer in Austria

06 December 2016
Nazi Norbert Hofer failed to win in a re-run of the Austrian presidential election, writes Sadie Robinson

Nazi Norbert Hofer could win Austrian presidency in election re-run

29 November 2016
As Austria’s rulers make peace with the fascists ahead of a presidential election, only militant opposition on the streets will push back the threat

Fascist presidential candidate's narrow defeat sends warning from Austria

23 May 2016
Norbert Hofer of the fascist Freedom Party (FPO) came within a few thousand votes of becoming Austria’s president in Sunday’s election.

Austrians vote Nazi into pole position

26 April 2016
Presidential election results has shaken Austrian politics to the core. In the first round the fascist candidate Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party came first with over 35 percent of the vote.

Protests in Austria as government sends troops to keep out refugees

21 January 2016
Protesters took to the streets yesterday, Wednesday, as Austria’s government began a new clampdown on refugees’ freedom of movement.

The Austrian government is putting up fences while children freeze

03 November 2015
Anger is growing at the Austria’s “razor wire minister” as winter deepens the plight of refugees, reports David Albrich

Migrants across Europe defy cops and racist rules as rebellious mood spreads

08 September 2015
The refugees shut out to die by Fortress Europe have refused to go quietly. Borders were temporarily opened last week as anti-migrant governments tried and failed to hold them back.

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