Category Archives: The right

Friends like these: some thoughts on free speech, alliances, agreeing with people, and guilt by association

Another week, another round of disagreements over how to respond to transphobia. The latest news is that Peace News have weighed in with their take on the bookfair conflict, while over in Canada frat-boy “we’re definitely not fascist, we just … Continue reading

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“I had no idea we agreed on so much” – the Christian Right makes new friends

In light of recent controversies over trans exclusion, it might be useful to take a look at a conference that just happened in the US, as reported on by Right Wing Watch and the SPLC. The Values Voter Summit is … Continue reading

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“Roots of Antifa” speaking tour, and anti-fascist actions this weekend

This November, the Anti-Fascist Network is hosting a speaking tour by an experienced German comrade. You can see the facebook page for further details, but they’ll be stopping off in Sheffield, Bradford, Leeds, Liverpool, Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Coventry (can’t find … Continue reading

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No venue, no mates: attempted far-right event collapses into chaos in Sheffield

The saga of the young UKIP members who tried to ship in an EU racist to take a speaking slot that could’ve been filled by a hard-working British racist has taken a fair few twists and turns over the last … Continue reading

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Quick updates on Picturehouse, McDonald’s, the far right and the arms trade

A few updates on things that’ll be happening in early September: At Picturehouse Cinemas, more than 90% of staff at the Ritzy, Crouch End, Hackney, Central, East Dulwich and Dukes locations have voted to continue strike action. There’s meant to … Continue reading

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LSE cleaners’ strike continues, and other upcoming events…

In workplace news, the United Voices of the World union have a lot going on this week: the 5th day of the LSE cleaners strike is on Wednesday 24th, there’s the Feminist Fightback filmshowing about their struggles on Friday 26th, … Continue reading

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Interview with antifascist attacked in Berkeley

There’s a lot going on at the moment, and it’s hard to keep up. I don’t have any particular comments to add on the events of the last few days myself, but I want to recommend this short(ish – just … Continue reading

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