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Nick Lowles’ blog

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

Anjem Choudary: ‘Cheerleader for the Islamic State’

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Choudary finally pays for his actions It has been a long time coming but finally Anjem Choudary, Britain's most prominent extremist cleric, is behind bars having been found guilty of supporting a terrorist organisation. A four week trial at the Old Bailey heard how he was a vocal and enthusiastic supporter  more...


Make new friends and get a free T-shirt

Friday, 12 August 2016

Next week HOPE not hate is going to formally launch its #MoreInCommon weekend, which we are holding over the weekend of 3rd and 4th of September. There will be dozens of community events across the country, all designed to bring people together from different backgrounds to celebrate what they have  more...


The Insider’s blog

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

Last hurrah for North West Infidels as Craig Barnes announces anti-mosque demo?

Friday, 26 August 2016

Barnes; racist, homophobe and ex-BNP activist

The ragged remains of the North West Infidels are planning what might well be their last hurrah with news of yet another “unity” demo. What will hopefully be final twitch of the fetid NWI corpse is set for early October with the few that remain of the gang and its associates  more...


The unbearable being of fascism

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Jack Sen in his home shirt

The British far-right is shrinking by the day. Tin pot Hitlers are retreating and facing prison (if they are not already in one). This week, one English Defence League 'member' had a public row with his son. There were claims and counter claims of rape and sexual abuse. Very unpleasant viewing.  more...


Stateside blog

Keep abreast of developments ahead of the US Presidential elections, see all Stateside blogs

The ‘Counter-Jihad’ Movement’s Revealing Reaction to Black Lives Matter

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Those who believe themselves to be self-styled ‘counter-jihadists’ (part of what we define as the counter-jihad movement, or CJM) are forever telling us that they are not racist. They only target Islamic extremists, they maintain. Of course, anyone who monitors them, as we do, knows that is a willful flight  more...


A Divided Nation

Sunday, 17 July 2016

This weekend saw three police officers being shot dead and another three injured in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Americans are famous for their optimism. As far back as the start of the 19th century the French political thinker and historian Alexis de Tocqueville noted how Americans ‘have all a lively faith in the perfectibility of man […] and they admit that what appears to them to be good  more...


Purple Rain blog

Putting UKIP under the magnifying glass, see all PR blogs

UKIP’s farcical leadership race threatens to split the party

Friday, 5 August 2016

Steven Woolfe MEP, disqualified from the leadership race by the NEC

A bitter internal war threatens to tear UKIP asunder after Steven Woolfe MEP, the favourite to lead UKIP after Nigel Farage resigned, was disqualified from the leadership race by UKIP’s National Executive Committee (NEC) after submitting his leadership application 17 minutes late. Woolfe claims his late application was due to a  more...


“Far-right lynch mob” takes over UKIP’s Youth Conference

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Tobias Andersson, leader of the youth wing of the Sweden Democrats

UKIP’s youth wing Young Independence (YI) has been criticised on Twitter by Suzanne Evans, UKIP’s Parliamentary spokesperson, for allowing a “far right lynch mob” to control its annual conference in Manchester this weekend. The controversial guest speakers and demagogic language permeating the YI conference have clearly angered Evans, who tweeted that  more...