Barrister David Renton explores why the government is so determined to suppress protest, the Police Bill, and the impact of the Covid Regulations on protest rights.
Historical comparisons can lead to unhelpful conclusions if not used carefully
David Renton reviews the latest opportunistic attempt to make sense of the resurgence of reactionary politics in the West.
The 1978 Rock Against Racism carnival rallied 100,000 young people against the advancing far right. What were they fighting – and why was this particular fightback so very powerful?
The Democratic Football Lads Alliance outnumbered antiracists at a march weekend, with a crowd that included hardened neo-Nazi activists. Where is the group going next?
Dave Renton delineates the types of extreme right movement and highlights the dangers of fascism's newest form.
The government is developing plans to move many court hearings online. Dave Renton argues that that the proposals mean privatisation, job losses and exclusion...
A political discussion hosted by rs21 with David Renton and Jairus Banaji
Sometimes distinctions between conservatives, right-wing populists and fascists are easy to make. But increasingly often, argues Dave Renton, there is some overlap –...
David Renton, author of Fascism: Theory and Practice, discusses whether previous definitions of 'fascism' fit with the world we see today. The question of whether Donald's...
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