The racist backlash following the murder of Lee Rigby in Woolwich has highlighted again the need for a working-class anti-fascist movement in Britain, which not only confronts far-right and fascist organisation in the streets but is part of a political alternative.
The South London anti-fascist assembly on 1 June at the Imperial War Museum started off badly. People were late, it was mainly uni students, huddling around...
Since the murder of Lee Rigby in Woolwich by Islamist activists on 22 May, there have been at least 11 attacks on mosques and Muslim community centres, ranging from arson attacks to packets of bacon l
Hundreds of supporters of the far-right English Defence League rallied on Whitehall in central London today, near the Cenotaph.
On 25 May between 500 and 700 anti-racist activists, trade unionists, anarchists, and socialists marched against the English Defence League.
The racist English Defence League are marching in Newcastle on 25 May against plans to open an Islamic faith school.
Prominent English Defence League spokesperson Stephen Lennon (also known as Tommy Robinson) has publicly backed Ukip, calling on other “nationalist” parties not to stand against them.
NO ROOM FOR ASIANS? RUBBISH! NO ROOM FOR RACISM!
Racism is a key component of Greece’s three party coalition government.
University of London Union, Malet St, London WC1
In 1933 the National Socialist German Workers’ Party (Nazis) came to power, destroying the most powerful workers’ movement in Europe and setting Germany and the world on the road to fifteen years of dictatorship, genocide and war.
Could the Nazis have been stopped? Why did the German working class not resist?
What can we learn from Leon Trotsky’s analysis of the German labour movement’s failure to beat the Nazis?
In the face of rising fascist movements like the Front Nationale in France and Golden Dawn in Greece, and the right-wing nationalist UKIP in Britain, what are the lessons of Germany for fighting the far right today?
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