Tag: Anti-Fascism

Paging Mr Aaronovitch: The Radical Right doesn’t need any more help from the mainstream

For anyone paying attention, the radical right is on the march. Recent years have been more favorable to their fortunes than at any time since the end of World War Two. True, much of this is driven by demographic change in western Europe and the US, and elsewhere; by appalling acts of terrorism that rightly… Continue reading “Paging Mr Aaronovitch: The Radical Right doesn’t need any more help from the mainstream”

Dr Paul Jackson Shares His Five Reasons to Study the History of Fascism

Gale Cengage’s Political Extremism Archive is important, as it is a major step forward in how people like me can teach, and research, the history of fascism. But why do we need to study this history? Why should universities invest in teaching students about fascism? I want to set out five key reasons why I… Continue reading “Dr Paul Jackson Shares His Five Reasons to Study the History of Fascism”

Searchlight on Bulldog: A Historical Case Study in UK Anti-Fascist Practice

Britain’s anti-fascist movement has a complex and fascinating history. Yet aside from a few scholars, such as Nigel Copsey and David Renton, there has been little exploration of the movement by historians. However, appraising the history of anti-fascism helps contextualise not only the nature of the extreme right; but importantly, civil society cultures that oppose it.… Continue reading “Searchlight on Bulldog: A Historical Case Study in UK Anti-Fascist Practice”