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Nick Lowles’ blog

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

A Closer Look: UKIP, the Far Right and the 2016 Local Election Results

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

By now you may have heard UKIP boasting about the results in the 2016’s “Super Thursday” elections, trumpeted as a “breakthrough” by Farage. It is true that UKIP made gains, including becoming the joint largest party on Thurrock Council and winning seven seats in the Welsh Assembly. However, whilst these  more...


Challenging the politics of fear

Monday, 23 May 2016

There is exactly a month to go until the EU Referendum. It is, predictably, getting nasty. Whether the UK remains or leaves is outside our remit. Unfortunately, though, this critical vote has been characterised by overblown claims on both sides. In fact, the politics of fear is being deployed by all: fear  more...


The Insider’s blog

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

The case of the vanishing Cockney

Thursday, 26 May 2016

One of the main talking points from this week is Tuesday night's BBC documentary 'Last Whites From The East End.' An interesting and sometimes terribly sad story of white people feeling abandoned in the London borough of Newham. Old men in a pub describing themselves as being "ethnically cleansed" was of  more...


Something very unpleasant attaches to Vote Leave campaign

Monday, 23 May 2016

Britain First found themselves chased out of Leicester on the weekend when they tried to push their racist message behind the campaign to get people to vote leave at next month's EU Referendum. Probably not as obvious (at first glance) as Paul Golding and co, was a stall in Leeds on  more...


Purple Rain blog

Putting UKIP under the magnifying glass, see all PR blogs

Another EDLer making plans for Nigel

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Farage on with the Edge

It was only last month that we revealed how gobby EDL wally David Russell had joined the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). Last night in Bolton, another serial EDL wally, Andrew Edge who has a conviction for violent disorder at an EDL rally in 2013, turned up to shake hands with  more...


Foul Islamophobia of UKIP Calderdale candidate Christopher Michael Baksa

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Christopher Michael Baksa

Christopher Michael Baksa is on Thursday standing for UKIP in Calderdale’s Luddendenfoot & Walsden ward. Judging by his Facebook page his pitch to voters is based largely on the peddling of myths, lies and hatred directed almost exclusively at Muslims. If you want to see the filth he posts, click here  more...