Category Archives: Resistance

There’s a poisonous thread that links Boris Johnson, UKIP and fascists, and we ignore it at our peril

Far-right tendencies take on a variety of forms, from fringe fascist to mainstream conservative, and everything in between. In recent weeks, we’ve witnessed the lauding of a neo-fascist as a champion of free speech, the invasion of a left-wing bookshop … Continue reading

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A police federation chair fails to mention local spycop when celebrating takedown of Lush posters

Liz Groom, Cambridgeshire Police Federation chair, tweeted her approval after the Lush shop in Peterborough took down its spycops display. But Groom failed to mention in her tweets that a previous representative of the same federation was spycop (undercover police officer), Andy Coles. … Continue reading

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‘Spycop’ scandal hits new low with claim that officer exploited elderly activist as part of cover

An undercover police officer allegedly befriended an elderly activist as cover for intelligence-gathering. She was partially blind and deaf. The ‘spycop’ went on to head Special Branch. To read more, click here.

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The emails that reveal what was really going on between Britain and Sweden in the Julian Assange case

Documents released under Freedom of Information requests to Italian magazine La Repubblica confirm the very close relationship between the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and Sweden in the Julian Assange case. The files contain hundreds of mostly redacted emails sent over a five-year … Continue reading

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The Alan Turings of our time should be celebrated, not prosecuted [OPINION]

On 5 February, the High Court ruled that alleged hacker Lauri Love should not be extradited to the US to face trial. But there’s a sting in the tail. The court also recommended that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) should … Continue reading

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If ever there’s a symbol of reactionary, xenophobic and class-oppressed Britain, this it it

On the day Brexit beleaguered Britain gets a new passport there will be the inevitable street parties by flag-waving, jingoistic and nationalistic loons. And accompanying those sickening celebrations there is likely to be a surge in hate crimes against anyone … Continue reading

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The hatred that links Britain First, the murder of Jo Cox and Trump’s America

US President Donald Trump has been widely criticised for retweeting three videos originally tweeted by the deputy leader of far-right group Britain First (BF). But Trump has also shown sympathy for organisations in the US that, like BF, profess the … Continue reading

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