Let Us End the Myth of Islamic-Only Terrorism

One of the biggest far-right terrorist campaigns to hit the UK came not from the English Defence League or British National Party, but the machinations of a Ukrainian student. However, his hatred of the ‘non-white’ and Muslims is a thread he shares with both groups. Pavlo Lapshyn’s brilliance in engineering had earned him work experience … Continue reading

Dissecting the English Defence League’s “mission statement”

On Sunday, the English Defence League published a “mission statement” on its website, purporting to answer the questions: “what is the EDL all about, what does it want to achieve, how will it achieve those things?” However, perhaps the best thing you can say about it is that it is overly grandiose. More critically, it … Continue reading

Clash of civilisations? Hardly

At 11am today, most people marked the 92nd anniversary of the end of World War I with silence. They remembered the countless lives lost to war with solemnity. In West London, however, one small group of nutters burned a giant poppy and had a shouting match with another small gang of morons. The first group … Continue reading

EDL Plan Another Bradford Race Riot?

On Sunday the 30th of May 2010, chanting racist chants and making stiff-armed Hitler salutes, disguised with face masks, armed with hammers, chisels and bottles, the racist private army known as the EDL will march from Bradford Interchange Railway Station to the Turls Green Lloyds Bar (Wetherspoons) in Centenary Square, the exact site of the … Continue reading