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Despite his ‘regret’, this 2013 indiscretion could scupper Rees-Mogg’s ‘Dream Team’ hopes

In 2013, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg attended a formal dinner, where he was the guest speaker. It proved controversial, and five years on he has issued his regret for his “mistake”. So why now? It’s all about timing. And it’s … Continue reading

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Cox’s killer: his deed was of terror; his cause, not just fascism but the nationalism of the far right

Thomas Mair has been found guilty of the murder of Jo Cox MP. Cox was a lifelong campaigner for human rights and spearheaded many humanitarian causes. Mair has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Mair’s neo-Nazi links not only span decades, but also … Continue reading

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UK economy collapsing, but the pitchforks are already out as far right target scapegoats

Cameron’s hugely miscalculated EU Referendum saw a knife-edge result that merely succeeded, as Laurie Penny eloquently put it, in widening the divisions in society. As such, the referendum could be described as an abject failure in democracy: seriously flawed and … Continue reading

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Were MI5 informed of Thomas Mair’s links to neo-Nazi organisations in 2000?

Thomas Mair is portrayed by the right-wing tabloids as being ‘mentally ill’ – a label usually reserved for those perpetrators of a political assassination if they are white. But Mair’s far-right, neo-Nazi links not only span decades but countries: a … Continue reading

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