Resisting Hate – Our Beliefs and Values

As Resisting Hate have grown as a group and a community we have started to receive a lot more coverage. Some of this has been very positive, some not so positive and some downright libellous. But one thing it has shown us is that it is important to be transparent and  consistent with the messages […]

Kristallnacht – Lest We Forget

The 9th and 10th November mark an anniversary of a dark event that needs to be remembered as it stands as a warning from history. On the 9th November 1938 Kristallnacht began – An attack on Jewish homes, businesses and people by the Sturmabteilung or “SA”, who were Hitler’s “Brownshirts”. This attack was in response […]

The Exhaustion of Opposing Donald Trump

This is a personal post from the lady who represents the American branch of Resisting Hate. (The article, not the meme.) I have never been so involved in politics. Not when I was a lobbyist, not when I was a policy advisor to the Governor, not when I was on the Transition Team or any […]

Who is Ann Coulter?

Ann Coulter is an American public figure with a legal background who regularly represents far right political views in the American media. She is the author of several books including ‘In Trump we Trust’ (written when Coulter still supported Trump as the Republican Presidential candidate.) Coulter is something of an extremist, outspoken on her favourite […]

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 […]

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 […]

Solving The Problem Of Terrorism

If you clicked on this article hoping for a pithy Hopkinseqsue one liner that claims to solve the problem of terrorism in a soundbite then I am afraid you are out of luck. Terrorism in the modern age is more complex than a few buzz words can easily express. Activists, newspapers and politicians may try […]

David Coburn MEP

David Coburn is a member of the far right political party UKIP. He holds the post UKIP Leader of Scotland and is an elected MEP. Coburn has a chequered past in politics with little credibility for his xenophobic and bigoted views. Nicola Sturgeon commented after the Scottish leaders debate in 2015 “I think the only […]