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27 February 2019
In the vacuum left by Corbyn and the union leaders failing to lead a fight to end Tory and Blairite austerity, the far right is trying to regroup
7 November 2018
Huddersfield has once again been in the news for all the wrong reasons, as 20 men found guilty of street grooming and abuse were jailed for a total of 221 years.
19 September 2018
Instead of offering any genuine solutions to sexual abuse, the EDL offers only racist scapegoating
12 September 2018
The Socialist Party was involved in organising a counter-demonstration against another visit of the far-right English Defence League (EDL) to Worcester on 1 September.
29 August 2018
As the capitalist media focuses on the release of far-right leader Tommy Robinson, who is awaiting a retrial, we have seen an increase in action taken by far-right groups.
29 August 2018
In mid-July the far-right English Defence League (EDL) announced its plan to come to Worcester on 21 July.
8 August 2018
25 or so EDL supporters were outnumbered ten to one by protesters
26 July 2018
On 14 July, a number of RMT union members were subjected to a violent attack. Update 1.8.18: Tommy Robinson released
13 June 2018
15,000 on far-right march: It is time for the left unions to act.
6 September 2017
"Get out of our town and take your racism with you," was one of the messages hurled by shoppers at the small contingent of English Defence League (EDL) members trying to stage a demonstration in Keighley, Yorkshire
6 June 2017
The far right was once again completely humiliated in Liverpool on 3 June
5 April 2017
It was difficult to tell, peering through the massive police protection they require in order to show their faces in public. But it looked like a motley crew of not much more than 100 mustered for the 1 April Britain First/EDL march in central London.
1 March 2017
This event is an example of why it's always important to contest the presence of the far right: especially when they threaten to spread hate on university campuses
28 September 2016
Socialist Party members from Tyneside defied an outrageous ban imposed by Newcastle Unites (NU) to join a counter-demo against the far-right English Defence league on 24 September. With our Socialist Party banner and placards held high we were the most distinct group on the march.
25 May 2016
The far-right English Defence League (EDL) came to Coventry on 21 May. They came with the agenda of dividing communities by trying to scapegoat ethnic and religious minorities for the ills in society, trying to turn worker against worker. However this did not happen.
9 March 2016
The far-right English Defence League demonstrated against refugees in Newcastle. Crowds quickly gathered as Socialist Party members took to the megaphone, putting forward our programme. Petty divisions and hatred were no match for our demands to undertake a mass council house building project, a £10 an hour minimum wage, and nationalisation.
5 August 2015
The Socialist Party in Lincolnshire, alongside Lincoln TUSC, will continue to fight racism, fight austerity and fight capitalism.
23 July 2015
A rally against racism went ahead successfully after it was targeted by far-right supporters yesterday evening
12 May 2015
The EDL were massively outnumbered by protesters
8 April 2015
The far-right English Defence League (EDL) has announced that it is intending to hold a demonstration in Walthamstow on 9 May 2015, having received objections from the family of soldier Lee Rigby to a provocative march in Woolwich around the anniversary of his death
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