Liberals, Progressives and Hate Speech

The politics of the left are often referred to with the umbrella term ‘liberal’ which is an over simplified view of the left wing and which doesn’t allow for the schism between those who identify as Liberal and those who identify as Progressive. Liberals are interested in upholding the rights of the individual and believe […]

Why National Socialism Was NOT Socialism

  National socialism (Nationalsozialismus) which also goes by the name Nazism is associated with the leadership and governance of WWII Germany, but has also been applied to political parties after the war including the New British Union Following the end of WWI, there were major problems within Germany caused by economic and social pressures. Hitler […]

What Exactly Do We Mean By “Far Right”

The political terminology of left, right, extreme left, far right can be a minefield for anybody trying to make sense of their newspaper. Not only are the terms hard to pin down to a precise definition they are also used interchangeably and (often) wrongly, leading to widespread confusion. In order to understand what we mean […]

Why We Don’t Want Guns

Foreword This article was written on the 5th June 2017, two days after a terrorist attack in London in which 7 people were murdered and dozens more injured, many seriously. The inspiration was a series of messages, written by Americans, claiming that if police and civilians in London had had access to guns they would […]

Trump Attacks London Mayor

Resisting Hate member in America speaks out against Donald Trump This is the reality. Far right extremists pose a far greater risk to our safety than Muslims. No “Travel” (Muslim) Ban or Wall will solve that problem and Trump is too busy trolling and harassing the Mayor of London to even take notice of ANOTHER […]

Why Not Everybody Should Vote

It has been my custom for several years to encourage people to use their vote at local and general elections. I have always believed that the right to express an opinion at the ballot box is the cornerstone of a working democracy and a responsibility that should be taken seriously. Voter apathy frustrated me and […]

History Of The Far Right In Britain

Far Right, Nationalist and Fascism based groups have a history in Britain dating back to before the Second World War. The evolution of the far right ideology with its roots in Mussolini’s Fascisti to the modern day Britain First and Neo Nazi hate groups is a fascinating journey and one we have documented here for […]

The Problem With The Will Of The People

Possibly the most oft quoted catchphrase of the post Brexit referendum world is the statement ‘The Will of the People.’ It is hard to find a single article on the EU referendum that doesn’t make reference to the words that have become synonymous with the concept of democracy. However when discussing democracy it is important […]

Prevent – Get The Statistics Out There

The government’s counter terrorism Prevent strategy has generated a good deal of controversy in the twelve years since it was first launched. Ostensibly a program that aims to target radicalisation and to help people unwittingly drawn into terrorism it has come under a lot of fire both from Muslims and Non Muslims for being focused […]

Politics And Our Relationships

Last year was one of the most politically turbulent in living memory for the citizens of Britain. The impact of the country voting to leave the European Union will be debated and discussed for years to come and Brexit will take its place in the history books as one of the pivotal turning points of […]

Another Week In Trumpland

So………let’s see what’s happening in the world of Trump…. 1. He has been crying as his “Muslim Ban” has been lifted by the courts….that hasn’t given him much to smile about. In fact, as usual, you can see the fallout from that by looking at his Twitter account 10 minutes after the decision was made. […]

Supporting One Another

  Today I listened to this from the New York governor in response to Trump and his “immigration ban” Now, I know people are saying that it’s nothing to do with religion and it’s only temporary (and many other things which they use to pardon Trump and his actions). Fact of the matter is, his […]