The far-right are targeting the Irish community in Liverpool.
The leader of the EDL , Stephen Lennon, has been sentenced to ten months in jail for using a friend’s passport to illegally enter the USA. Lennon was convicted in Southwark crown court for his actions; he was able to go through self-check in at Heathrow but was stopped at customs in JFK airport when [...]
Sabby Dhalu argues that racism in sport is just as serious as racism off the pitch, and needs to be fought in the same way.
The National Union of Journalists has said English Defence League thugs attacked journalists at the weekend in a series of violent assaults, reports Shamik Das.
Right-wing commentators and extremists, who blames Muslims for Friday’s terror attacks in Norway, have sought to justify their prejudices – or just blamed them anyway.
Blue Labour told us many valuable things – but Maurice Glasman is now straying onto dangerous territory, writes Left Foot Forward’s Daniel Elton.
The Left must not allow a proud history of anti-fascism to be hijacked by alliances with Islamists, which won’t help victims of bigotry, reports George Readings.
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Nearly a month after what appears to have been a Daily Star scoop, The Independent reports that the English Defence League does indeed intend to become a legitimate political party.
Searchlight, the group behind the anti-BNP ‘HOPE not hate’ campaign, have today published Fear and HOPE, a report examining British attitudes towards culture and identity in the 21st century.
This week’s decision by the Daily Star newspaper to effectively endorse the English Defence League is a worrying departure for Britain’s mainstream media.