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Anti-fascism


Marine Le Pen's front for fascism

16 April 2017
Front National (FN) presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is riding high in the polls. Dave Sewell argues she remains a committed Nazi despite attempts to detoxify the brand

New play pulls no punches about deaths in custody

11 April 2017
Custody is a powerful piece of theatre, which examines the impact on an ordinary family whose innocent son dies at the hands of the police in a “routine stop and search”. Meanwhile a Rock Against Racism posters exhibition is on tour

New TV drama Guerrilla celebrates a hidden history of united anti-racist struggle

11 April 2017
The show portrays the Black Power movement in Britain and the state’s quest to crush it—and it’s well worth watching, writes Moyra Samuels

Anti-fascists are all smiles in Birmingham

11 April 2017
The English Defence League failed in its attempt to incite Islamophobia and hatred of Muslims last Saturday.

Nazis need cops’ protection for a march in London, and plan action later this week

04 April 2017
Nazis were outnumbered in London last week by anti-fascist protesters but are planning actions this week in Birmingham and Lanarkshire

Anti-fascists face down Nazi attempts to whip up hatred in central London

04 April 2017
Anti-fascists outnumbered two so-called national mobilisations of Nazis in central London today, Saturday.

Fascist flop—anti-Nazis get sieg heiling National Front bussed out of Edinburgh

28 March 2017
The fascists of the National Front (NF) were humiliated in Edinburgh last Saturday. The NF was holding a so-called White Pride event in the city but were vastly outnumbered by a counter demonstrations.

Reports round up: More cinemas join Picturehouse dispute

21 March 2017
Workers across the Picturehouse cinema chain struck last Saturday.

Reports round-up: Nazis drowned out in Alloa

14 March 2017
Nazis drowned out in Alloa

Use 18-19 March demonstrations to build the worldwide movement against racism

07 March 2017
International Socialist Tendency statement: The bigger and more widespread the demonstrations are, the stronger the basis for future action

Rotherham unites against the racist EDL

28 February 2017
Also: anti-fascist protests in Telford, Hackney and Alloa

Reports round-up: sacked porter reinstated as workers bite back

21 February 2017
Also: New DHL Arcadia warehouse walkout | UCU election | Unison women's conference | Fascist EDL returns to Rotherham | Tube strike over jobs displacement | Teaching unions ballot on merger | Protest premieres in Leicester Square | Dpac defends care packages in Southampton

Denial—‘Take the gloves off and call it lying’

31 January 2017
Director Mick Jackson told Tomáš Tengely-Evans about his film Denial, the David Irving case it dramatises and the issues it raises today

Never again! The horror of the Holocaust

24 January 2017
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at what created the Nazi genocide—and how to make sure it’s not repeated

Esther Brunstein remembered

24 January 2017
Holocaust survivor Esther Brunstein died last week. Claire Dissington, an anti-Nazi activist, remembers Esther's courageous contribution to the continuing fight against fascism

Reports round-up: Nazis have a wet weekend in Maidstone

10 January 2017
Also: Unions go nuclear in pensions fight | Post union must stand firm on pensions | Shutdown at Fujitsu Manchester | Picturehouse strikes again? | Racist Ukip isn’t welcome in Bolton | Councils face fury over latest cuts | Support the left in lecturers’ union | Protest called for trans prisoners | Socialist Worker appeal breaks target

We need mass mobilisations on the streets to push back the fascists—not state bans

13 December 2016
The government is to ban the fascist group National Action this week. It will be the first fascist group to be proscribed as a terrorist organisation.

Remembering Rock Against Racism—how music helped to fight the Nazis

06 December 2016
Rock Against Racism (RAR) was formed 40 years ago. A new book, Reminiscences of RAR, gives voice to some of those involved. Sadie Robinson looks at some of those voices.

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

Campaigners call unity vigil in east London after vicious acid attack

29 November 2016
Activists in east London are organising to make sure their area is not divided by racism.

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