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If saying it’s a bad idea to work with fascists makes you a pro-war neoliberal, then who was phone? More on red-brown alliances, smears and all that

The Winter Oak has now replied to my article criticising their smear jobs against antifascists. Since positions are fairly entrenched by this point, with both of us feeling that we’re being wildly misrepresented by the other, it’s not clear how … Continue reading

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Anti-fascist events diary for late June/early July

As anti-fascist commentators like When Rome Burns have noted, the far-right have seen a worrying boost as a result of the “Free Tommy” mobilisations. The next few weeks will see a number of important dates for anti-fascists. There will be … Continue reading

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In defence of anarchism and antifascism: a reply to the Winter Oak

In recent months, the subject of the “red-brown” alliance between some leftists and parts of the far-right, especially around their shared fondness for Assad, has attracted increasing attention. As the anti-fascist critique of this alliance has become more prominent, it … Continue reading

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Antifa (2018): New documentary available to watch online

Not to be confused with last year’s similarly-titled The Antifascists, Antifa is a half-hour film, mainly focused on recent antifascist struggles in the US, but with a brief look at the UK and Germany for some historical context. As a … Continue reading

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The Antifascists (2017) available to watch online

The Antifascists, a 2017 documentary produced by people involved in the Swedish and Greek antifascist movements, is now available to watch online: As always, these kinds of films are most interesting if used as a prompt for discussion, so you … 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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Joel Almgren is free!

Some good news from Sweden: Joel Almgren, the Swedish antifascist comrade who’s been incarcerated for several years as a result of defending an antiracist demonstration from a nazi attack in December 2013, has now been released. You can read more … Continue reading

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