Rosie Carter, HOPE not hate's Policy Officer, discusses the surprising outcomes of her major research into attitudes to immigration. The National Conversation on Immigration is the largest ever public engagement on immigration. Rosie interviewed 20,000 people in the last 18 months and her findings (in conjunction with Jill Rutter at British Future) mapped attitudes to migration and drilled down into the complex feelings that different people have across the UK. Have a listen, and read the...
Matthew, Safya and Joe get together to discuss what’s been happening over the summer, and look ahead to the autumn. Joe talks of UKIP's ongoing turn to the far right including the prospect of a Tommy Robinson leadership for the rag-tag party; Matthew kicks off a chat about the upcoming conference season; while Safya introduces the newsletter LAMP - Light on Anti-Muslim Prejudice, which we are about to launch. Listen to the episode for this and much more!
A pre-TUC conference special, Dr Joe Mulhall interviews the TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady on the threat to working people from the far-right and what the trade union movement should do in response to the resurgent threat.
The Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 12, 2017, was a defining moment for the alt-right, but not in the way the racist movement had hoped. A long read written by the Right Response team, read by Dr. Joe Mulhall
With the UK and Irish branch of Generation Identity currently in disarray after the exit of clarinetist Tom Dupré (around the neo-nazi links of a senior GI member), it's timely to share this long read on the ongoing influence of identitarian ideas in the American alt-right.
HOPE not hate CEO, Nick Lowles makes his podcast debut to talk about the release of Tommy Robinson, aka Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, the media reaction, and how his newfound international celebrity impacts the threat of the far right.
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Joe, Safya, and Matthew round up the many recent happenings around the far right. Donald Trump used his visit to the UK to appeal to white nationalists, the latest demonstrations in support of Tommy Robinson, and this week's trials and convictions of violent nazis in British courts.
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