Tag Archives: islamophobia

Getting the AfD wrong

This Foreign Policy piece seriously overestimates the role of Alice Weidel and underestimates the fascistic character of the rising wing of the AfD. The party is referred to with all sorts of euphemisms and cognates of populist. When it comes … Continue reading

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Islamophobia – more than hate crime, state ideology

  Islamophobia – anti-Muslim racism – is being described on much of the broadcast media as a form of “extremism” or of “hate crime”. But there is something distinct about Islamophobia. Not distinct in that it is in some way … Continue reading

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National Conservatism: Trump, May and anti-Semitism

Some 75 percent of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain are the responsibility of the far right, says a committee of MPs. The actual figure may be higher. That is both because the committee has demonstrated a consistent bias in seeking to … Continue reading

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Racism: the achilles heel of middle class liberalism

  But wasn’t Charlie Hebdo once something to do with the left, loosely a product of a previous upsurge of social struggle many years ago? Yes it was. So were Sir Oswald Mosley, Benito Mussolini, Georges Sorel… So, I am … Continue reading

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