The Hypocrisy of the far right and their ‘free speech’

This week has given Resisting Hate the best publicity we have ever had. But publicity comes with a price and that price has been practically every single hate group in the UK trying to get our social media network deleted. The far right claim to favour free speech. It is the cornerstone of their philosophy. […]

As a Buddhist, it’s time to talk about Buddhism and Violence

A guest article by Lee Clarke Many readers seeing the title of this article may question the premise of putting the words “Buddhism” and “Violence” together in the same sentence unless it is talking about non-violence. Surprisingly for some, this article will be about the total opposite because, contrary to popular belief, Buddhism has been […]

4Chan

4Chan is a controversial anonymous social media message board site founded by Christopher Poole and styled on Japanese forum Futaba Channel. 4Chan is allegedly the part of the internet that spawned the activists of Anonymous. It is often described as the underbelly of the internet, a reputation that its devotion to Lolicon, ‘‘Shit posting’, D0xing […]

Why Resisting Hate say NO TO BREXIT

We have pulled together some key points from the government advice in the case of a No Deal Brexit and we have translated them into user friendly explanations. These slides can be shared free of copyright and we will be glad to send them to anyone who would like to post them on social media […]

Why Britain should be proud of the Quakers

An article by Lee Clarke While most immediately think of the kindly-faced smiling man on Quaker Oats Porridge, The Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, are a religious group which formed in the 1600’s based on the teachings of George Fox with the central belief that there is a part of God in […]

“They don’t even teach British History in schools anymore….”

Written by guest writer Andy Stevens “The thing is, they don’t even teach British history in schools anymore.” I had this said to me at a show last year. I was there exhibiting and storytelling. I asked why the man who spoke to me thought that. He replied that they couldn’t teach it, because it […]

Multiculturalism: An Ancient and Ongoing ‘Experiment’

an article by Lee Clarke Multiculturalism is the idea that many different cultures can live together peacefully in one society or country. Many countries around the world are now multicultural and include people of a number of different religions, beliefs, ethnicities and cultures within them. Our own country has become progressively diverse and people from […]

Anti-Intellectualism in Britain and why it’s Dangerous

A guest article by Lee Clarke On the night of 24th April 1915, the Minister of The Interior of the Ottoman Empire, Talaat Pasha gave the order.  Starting on that night, eventually more than 200 Armenian intellectuals would be deported and murdered by Ottoman troops. It was the start of the grisly events known as […]

Misconceptions, Hate and Child Groomers

I have never encountered a person who does not object to the presence of child groomers in society and nor do I ever expect to. The abuse of children is one of the few subjects where the left wing and the right wing are in perfect agreement. It is always wrong to harm a child. […]

The Right to be Openly Atheist

This article has been written by guest writer Laurence Crouch. A valuable piece. We regularly highlight the rights of people of faith but it is equally important that the rights of atheists to their own beliefs are also not overlooked. As I’m sure most readers of this site will agree, hatred, violence and oppression should […]

The World Resisting Hate want

Just as important as exposing haters and fighting hate is speaking up about the positives of the world we do want. We want a world where a street can have Muslims, Jews, Christians, Pagans, Hindus, Atheists, Sikhs and all other faiths living together in harmony. Where we can agree to have different view and perspectives […]

Prophet Mohammed and Marriage Ages

Articles with a religious focus at Resisting Hate are always written by a practising member of the faith in question so we were delighted to give one of our Muslim members an opportunity to discuss a topic that regularly comes up in debate on social media and which is often used to attack Muslims by […]