night’s European election results saw alarming advances across Europe for
parties using scapegoating and racism to grow. But it also showed that where
fascists are exposed and challenged, they can be driven back and defeated.
All the headlines in Britain are centring on Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party’s heading the polls with 31.69 percent of the vote, winning 29 seats. … Read the rest
Anti-fascists in the North West claimed victory today after reports from the count in the region indicate former EDL leader Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) has failed to win an MEP seat in the region, a year after he returned to prominence with a series of violent far-right demonstrations
As the count took place, demonstrators outside the count expressed their opposition to Robinson’s attempt to spread hatred the North West. … Read the rest