Britain’s most racist election: the story of Smethwick, 50 years on

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In 1964, the West Midlands constituency of Smethwick was the most colour-conscious place in the country, and the scene of a Tory campaign that successfully exploited anti-immigrant sentiment. How has the town changed in the years since Malcolm X was inspired to visit in solidarity with its minorities? Malcolm X visiting Smethwick in February 1965, … Continue reading

Nick Griffin expelled from British National party-BNP spokesman says Griffin ‘did not adjust well’ to new role after losing leadership and his seat as an MEP

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Nick Griffin campaigning for the BNP at a byelection in February 2014. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The British National party has expelled former leader Nick Griffin for allegedly “trying to cause disunity” in a bid to destabilise the organisation. A conduct committee, established by new BNP chairman Adam Walker, informed the ex-MEP in a letter … Continue reading

Shock and awe: 10 years of UKIP scandals. More than a decade of UKIP’s most unbelievable misdeeds.

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  Celebrate good times, come on! It may be hard to believe it, but today is the 21st anniversary of the creation of UKIP. My, hasn’t it grown? Despite being centuries younger than the other main parties in Britain, UKIP has contributed more than its fair share of improper behaviour, dubious conduct and contemptuous observations … Continue reading

Nick Griffin. Was He Shoved Or Did He Just get The Push?

  It was inevitable that the news about Nick Griffin’s resigning his leadership of the BNP would be met with a resounding silence on the part of the media. Who, after all, is going to worry about a bunch of pip squeak Euro-Fascists, whose membership has been slashed to a tenth of what it was just … Continue reading

Britain First: The violent new face of British fascism

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    Britain First: A paramilitary organisation. Their Facebook page has almost half a million likes, with up to two million people a day engaging with their ‘patriotic’ pictures of soldiers, little children and Union Jacks. However, behind the social media facade lies a small but dangerous group of religious fundamentalists intent on starting a … Continue reading

BNP ANNIHILATED IN CRUSHING DEFEAT AT EURO POLL – BUT THE FIGHT AGAINST FASCISM CONTINUES

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Pardon us if, after last Sunday’s wipe-out of the BNP at the Euro-Election count, Liveraf activists enjoy a few minutes of exultation. No, the BNP isn’t going to go away, not for a while at any rate, neither are any of the other insects of the far right. And we have to face the grim … Continue reading

BNP wiped out in European elections

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BNP leader Nick Griffin said UKIP was now the party of protest in the UK The British National Party has been wiped out in the European elections despite a surge of support for far-right parties across the continent. Party leader Nick Griffin lost his seat representing the North West of England. Mr Griffin vowed the … Continue reading

Welsh far-right group under fire for recruiting children

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The South Wales British Movement have been taking youngsters on away days to the beach and beauty spots as part of their Young Dragons wing Image taken from Internet Facebook group South Wales British Movement A “poisonous” far-right group operating in the South Wales Valleys has come under fire after setting up a wing to … Continue reading

Exclusive: Wannabe Liverpool UKIP councillor wants Russian militia shipped in to ‘clean up our city centres’

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Former UKIP man blasts 4 city candidates on ‘barmy’ Ukip Leader Nigel Farage. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire A wannabe UK Independence Party (UKIP) councillor called for Russian militia to be shipped into Britain to “clean up our city centres”. Austin Lucas, who hopes to become a councillor for Cressington in this Thursday’s local elections, also … Continue reading

Lieverpool AntiFascists unveils Its brand new antifascist election leaflet

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First the apology.  We normally upload our leaflets to the Resources section of the Liveraf website, so that people can download and print them easily. Unfortunately, we’re having technical problems and time is pressing. IE., as Marmite keys this in, it’s only 23 days to the Euro and local government elections. Which is why we decided to to put … Continue reading