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  • Antifascism

    Hail Trump

    “…one wonders if these people are people at all” It’s difficult to know how to respond to this address (given in a federal building) in […]

    Mike Small 22nd Nov'16 5
  • Antifascism

    Scotland Against Trump

    On Friday Donald Trump is making a visit to Scotland to attend, amongst other things, the grand re-opening of his Turnberry resort on Ayr. He […]

    Jonathon Shafi 21st Jun'16 14
  • Antifascism

    Brexit Edinburgh includes the BNP

    Grassroots Out, a group campaigning for a Leave vote faces a police probe after Evie Love, a local food and land campaigner was intimidated and […]

    Mike Small 19th Jun'16 14
  • Antifascism

    Donald and the Snake

    As the world gasps at wonderment and despair as American politics circles the sewer, three emerging and competing theories combine to explain the phenomenon of […]

    Mike Small 16th Mar'16 29
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  • Antifascism

    The Queen’s English

    As the tabloids call for the army to be sent in and Cameron whips up hysteria talking of a ‘swarm’, we reflect on the language […]

    Robert J Somynne 2nd Aug'15 31
  • Antifascism

    The Voyeurism of State Violence

    The horrific cases of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and Ramarley Graham (amongst many thousands of others) seemed to confirm that there’s an epidemic of police […]

    Gus Abrams 5th Dec'14 11
  • Antifascism

    We don’t need the Hate Van Here

    Bella is kicking off it’s own campaign: ‘We don’t need the Hate Van here’. We believe this is a disgraceful attempt to intimidate people of […]

    Mike Small 31st Jul'13 6
  • Antifascism

    I Predict a Riot

    News that ‘FAR right campaigners from the Scottish Defence League will be allowed to march through Edinburgh at the height of the Festival next month’ […]

    Mike Small 25th Jul'13 10
  • Antifascism

    Hope is the Enemy of the Status Quo

    A talk given at the Solas Festival This week saw a major gaffe by the No campaign – listing a series of institutions that we […]

    Mike Small 22nd Jun'13 3
  • Afghanistan

    Scotland UXB

    What was the point in fighting a War on Terror if your own allies were busy boiling people alive? The quote is from a book […]

    Mike Small 29th May'13 3
  • Antifascism

    Sent Homewards

    Westminster’s darling get’s a warm welcome on Edinburgh’s High Street, a place with a long tradition of popular rule …

    16th May'13 21
  • Antifascism

    Zombie Nation

    Here’s a film by Adam Curtis ‘The Living Dead’ – about how Britain thrives on fictional notions of the past. It’s a powerful reminder of […]

    Mike Small 7th May'13 11
  • Antifascism

    Independence from UKIP?

    Scottish viewers of Question Time, This Week and the local election results in England as they come in could be forgiven for thinking that they […]

    Jonathon Shafi 3rd May'13 22

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