Rocking Against Racism and other irrational ideologies

The first Rock Against Racism carnival took place forty years ago, on April 30 1978.

What is fascism?

Dave Renton delineates the types of extreme right movement and highlights the dangers of fascism's newest form.

Appeal: support Austrian antifascists sued by fascist Freedom Party leader

Austria’s new far-right Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, is suing anti-fascists for ‘slander’. We are republishing Linkswende Jetzt’s appeal for financial support, as they fight to defend themselves against this charge. Additional reporting by Nick Evans of...

Catalonia: crisis puts the working class centre-stage

Seb Cooke argues that the level of ongoing mass struggle will determine the result of the current stand-off in Catalonia. ‘It was the red vision of the revolution, which, inevitably, would one day carry them...

Exposing the far-right in Austria’s Freedom Party

Austria prepares for elections on 15 October which are likely to result in the far-right Freedom Party helping to form the next government. Nick Evans reviews a new book documenting the extremist groups that...

A photo report on the Football Lads Alliance

Mitch Mitchell writes on Saturday's march of the self-described "anti-extremism" group the Football Lads Alliance. Photos by Steve Eason.

Video: Breaking the silence – voices of the British children of refugees from Nazism

Merilyn Moos speaks on her book Breaking the Silence: Voices of the British children of refugees from Nazism.

Islamophobia in Europe: fuel for the far right

As the encroachment of far right parties grows throughout Europe, with the deployment of overtly racist rhetoric creating those who are deemed 'real' Europeans and those deemed a threat, Seb Cooke argues an authentic...

Review: The Rise of Hindu Authoritarianism by Achin Vanaik

  Bill Crane reviews The Rise of Hindu Authoritarianism, written by Achin Vanaik as a critical response to the political developments in India following the election of the Bharatiya Janata Party to power in 2014, as well...

Choosing or refusing to take sides in an era of right-wing populism

In the decade following the banking crash, the protracted crisis in neoliberal governance is taking a number of striking forms. In this piece Neil Davidson sets out the case for 'rejecting the lesser evil'...