Category: News

The united German extreme right

Chemnitz shows how collaboration across three right-wing sectors is a recipe for disaster, as the extreme right understands very well. Haunting video footage of groups of German right-wing extremists chasing, harassing and attacking ethnic minorities, journalists and counter-protesters circulated widely on social media last week, along with footage of overwhelmed police. “If the mob attacks,”… Continue reading “The united German extreme right”

The Silicon Valley mantra of ‘move fast and break things’ has fallen miserably short

In the below guest op-ed at the New Statesman, CARR Senior Fellow Dr Bharath Ganesh talks about the exploitation of social media by the extreme right and what practical actions social media platforms (such Facebook) can do in order to stop this. In it, he suggests that: “The rapid growth of hate and extremism on these… Continue reading “The Silicon Valley mantra of ‘move fast and break things’ has fallen miserably short”

A Peculiar Turn for Britain’s Radical Right? ‘Islamisation’, Vigilantism and Britain First

Britain’s radical right is at a worrying crossroads. ‘[P]olitically marginalised, fractured, leaderless and increasingly violent’, Britain’s radical-right is now more ‘isolated and in retreat’ than at any point over the past twenty years – ‘becoming more extreme and violent’ in the process. Despite popular outbursts of nationalism and xenophobia after the 2016 EU referendum, it… Continue reading “A Peculiar Turn for Britain’s Radical Right? ‘Islamisation’, Vigilantism and Britain First”

Interview: How to Tackle the Extreme Right

The DAAD Workshop on “How to Tackle the Extreme Right: American, British, and German Perspectives” – February 12, 2018. Speaker: Dr Craig McCann, CARR Policy and Practitioner Fellow and a former member of the Metropolitan Police’s anti-terrorism force, discussed counter-terrorism strategies of the British police force.

Milo Yiannopoulos at the Republican National Convention Cleveland Ohio, USA, 21st July 2016 (Mark Reinstein / Alamy Stock Photo)

CARR in the News: Is It Okay to Be Gay (and in the Far-Right)?

An article for Vice by CARR Director, Dr Matthew Feldman: “In March of 2017, a terror attack in Westminster left 49 people injured and six dead or dying. While victims were still being driven away in ambulances, English Defence League (EDL) founder Tommy Robinson rushed to the scene with a camera crew to pace around outside the… Continue reading “CARR in the News: Is It Okay to Be Gay (and in the Far-Right)?”