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Nick Lowles’ blog

Nick is HOPE not hate co-ordinator, see all Nicks blogs

Surviving Trump’s inauguration

Thursday, 19 January 2017

In exactly 24 hours Donald Trump will be sworn in as President of the United States of America. I’m sure, like me, you are horrified at the thought and scared about the future. You are not alone: 58% of Britons think the world will be a less safe place, while  more...

Women are tearing down the walls that divide us

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

2016 was unfortunately marked by dog whistle politics, the rise of the Far Right, and an increase in hate crimes against women and minorities. We are living in increasingly challenging times, and when I speak to everyday grassroots women, they often tell me about their fears for their safety, anxieties  more...

The Insider’s blog

Getting under the skin of the far-right, see all Insiders blogs

English Defence League to reject founder over Bristol march?

Monday, 23 January 2017

Lennon: Not wanted by the EDL

The founder of the English Defence League (EDL), Stephen Lennon, has been tweeting the last few days about leading a march in Bristol in memory of Mosque attacker Kevin Crehan who died in Horfield Prison while serving a 12-month sentence. The circumstances around Crehan's death are still unclear and there are  more...

Scottish troll Shaun Moth claims "door kicked in" by police

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Internet hate peddler, Shaun Moth

Serial troll Shaun Moth has claimed that that he's had his "door kicked in" by police as part of a "witch hunt on patriots and nationalism." You may recall we reported before Christmas that Moth had called for the murders of Diane Abbott and Brexit legal challenger Gina Miller. You may  more...

Stateside blog

Keep abreast of developments ahead of the US Presidential elections, see all Stateside blogs

Loyal White Knights of the KKK in crisis

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

America’s largest and most notorious KKK group, the Loyal White Knights (LWK), has been thrown into bloody crisis and infighting just weeks after its inner workings and activist base was exposed following a 15-month infiltration by HOPE not hate. A recent article by the Southern Poverty Law Centre (SPLC), a leading  more...

The ‘Counter-Jihad’ Movement’s Revealing Reaction to Black Lives Matter

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Those who believe themselves to be self-styled ‘counter-jihadists’ (part of what we define as the counter-jihad movement, or CJM) are forever telling us that they are not racist. They only target Islamic extremists, they maintain. Of course, anyone who monitors them, as we do, knows that is a willful flight  more...

Purple Rain blog

Putting UKIP under the magnifying glass, see all PR blogs

Senior UKIP Leader Slams Party's European PR Man As “Total Liability”

Friday, 13 January 2017

Suzanne Evans' reaction

Hermann Kelly, UKIP’s European press spokesman, has been slammed by top UKIP official Suzanne Evans for a public attack on Brendan Cox, HOPE not hate can reveal. Evans referred to the UKIP PR man as “bloody Kelly” and a “total liability” after he released a series of tweets making derogatory comments  more...

Five Star Movement’s founder calls for vote to reject UKIP, citing “improper use” of EU Parliament funds

Monday, 9 January 2017

Beppe Grillo, leader of Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S), has urged his party to cut ties with UKIP due to political differences and “discomfort” at the recent EU money scandal. M5S members will vote on leaving their Eurosceptic group “Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy” (EFDD) co-chaired by Nigel Farage. Grillo wrote  more...