Last Thursday in France, fascism claimed a life. Clément Méric, a young trade unionist and far-left activist, died under the blows of a group of skinheads in Paris.
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The Di Canio incident has underlined the need to step up campaigning against fascism, whether in uncovering extremists in the world of sport or entertainment as well as far-right political movements.
I have no idea whether or not Paulo Di Canio is a racist, just as I have no clue whether everyone who waddles through Trafalgar Square on May Day with a giant portrait of Stalin believes in the necessity of the Gulag or a bullet to the back of the head. I would, however, hesitate to put such people in positions where they have authority over people who their political heroes regarded as expendable.
The far-right are targeting the Irish community in Liverpool.
Andrew Brons MEP – who quit the BNP last month – has formed a new far-right party with fellow ex-BNPers, Holocaust deniers, racists and anti-Semites.
Left Foot Forward pays tribute to Vidal Sassoon, stylist to the stars, who died aged 84 in Los Angeles yesterday.
The crimes of Anders Behring Brivik prompt difficult questions that we cannot skirt around by claiming he is evil incarnate or mentally ill.
Marine Le Pen’s Front National have claimed that young people are joining the fascists ‘in their droves’.
There is a real possibility that in this year’s French presidential elections the far right Front National could increase their support, writes Sanchia Alasia.