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25 September 2019
The far right pose the fastest growing threat of terrorism in the UK. The shocking trend was revealed in a recent briefing by the Met assistant commissioner in charge of counter-terrorism.
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.
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
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
9 November 2016
The Socialist Party's Black and Asian Group has produced a new pamphlet called 'Fight racism, fight for socialism'. It is a collection of articles from the Socialist and looks at some of these key questions of why racism exists and how to fight it.
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.
25 March 2015
The Tory parliamentary candidate for the marginal Dudley North constituency, Afzal Amin, has been forced to quit after he was secretly filmed collaborating with the far-right racist English Defence League (EDL)
18 February 2015
TV review - Angry, White and Proud: Jamie Roberts' Channel 4 documentary claimed to shine a spotlight on Britain's far-right today
4 June 2014
The far-right, racist English Defence League (EDL) is planning to hold a march in Stevenage on 7 June. They want to spread their hatred and racist propaganda
30 April 2014
On Sunday 27 April, a collection of far-right groups descended on Brighton for the annual 'March for England', writes a Brighton trade unionist.
5 March 2014
The far-right, racist English Defence League is planning a rally in Worcester on 22 March. There will be a counter-mobilisation
16 October 2013
Police lock down city centre: There was an eerie feel walking into the centre of Bradford on the day of the EDL's visit as the streets were practically deserted
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