Bloody Nasty People, By Daniel Trilling. Media support for racist extremism has helped to make legitimate the new politics of hatred

    Tide of rage: members of the English Defence League demonstrate.   Daniel Trilling has written an instructive account of white extremism in Britain. For this immigrant Muslim, reading it felt like a trek through a lightless jungle with fierce beasts and unseen, stalking, implacable tribes. The intimations of savagery produced a psychic shakiness … Continue reading

Debunking the Myths

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Of all the smears, myths, distortions, and untruths that the far-right wheel out from time to time, there are three that are a source of particular personal irritation. Firstly, is the case of Enoch Powell. I have seen countless stickers, posters, websites, Facebook pages, and profile pictures of Enoch with a Union Jack background, with … Continue reading