ALERT: Transphobic feminism and far-right activism rapidly converging

As the conversation around transgender people’s human rights continues to generate heat, many have speculated on the extent to which anti-trans “gender critical” (GC) activists who often claim to be either feminists or otherwise motivated mostly by concern for women’s safety and human rights are aligned with openly conservative and right-wing interests. In an unfortunate

The right-wing wants terror: statement from Rozbrat squat on the protests in Poland

During the Women’s Strike demonstrations taking place this Wednesday across Poland, organized groups of men attacked mostly women protesters in several cities. The attackers were members and supporters of the extreme right, together with some football hooligan circles. Neo-nazis attacked women with clubs, knives and stun guns. In the city of Wrocław, a woman journalist

Hearts of Oak- threat or a joke?

Saturday saw the public debut of a new attempt to “unite the right”. A new organisation called “Hearts of Oak” held its inaugural demo in Parliament Square. The backers of this new organisation makes it look like an attempt to reboot the coalition that emerged around the “Day for Freedom” in May 2018, which saw

Solidarity against barbarism: The fight against coronavirus and the far-right in the USA

This interview was originally published by Brighton Antifascists. Like everyone else we’ve been in lockdown, spending a lot of time at home with our stockpile of beans in our Antifa™ bunker. But we’ve also stayed active playing our part in local organising initiatives in Brighton and further afield – food banks, food deliveries, mutual aid

Disturbing alliances: The Christian right’s long march

It has been more than two decades since Allan Carlson, a former member of the National Commission on Children during the Reagan administration, first met Russian scholars Anatoly Antonov and Victor Medkov. His visit in 1995 inspired the foundation of the World Congress of Families (WCF), a transnational network of far-right and religious fundamentalist groups

Hungary: neo-fascists attack Aurora Jewish community centre

Hungarian neo-fascists from “Legio Hungaria” group have attacked the Aurora Jewish Community Centre in Budapest. The attack happened on Wednesday evening, during a nationalist march to commemorate the 1956 uprising against Soviet occupation. According to reports, around 50- strong mob gathered outside the centre, attemped to torch the building, burned a rainbow flag at its

London: Far-right bookfair cancelled after local pressure

An event touted as the “bookfair of the right” has been cancelled the morning before it was due to take place, after activists pressed the venue over its hosting of a fascist-filled event on International Holocaust Memorial Day. The White Eagle Club in Balham, London, was due to host the fascist get-together, which is linked