Brexit Day – a confused day for the far right, marred by infighting

The day the UK was due to leave the EU should have been a day of triumph for the far right. Nevertheless, as it became increasingly clear that Brexit - in any form - was going to be delayed, a betrayal narrative could have been a rallying cry under which far right elements co-opted the … Continue reading Brexit Day – a confused day for the far right, marred by infighting

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Report: January 19th – Solidarity With Russian Antifa

On Saturday the 19th of January London Anti-Fascist joined with other antifascist organisations to show support and solidarity with our comrades in Russia who have been facing high levels of repression at the hands of the state. The date had been chosen as it was the anniversary of the murders of Anastasia Baburova and Stanislav … Continue reading Report: January 19th – Solidarity With Russian Antifa

‘No to Tommy Robinson – No to Fortress Britain’ – A success for anti-fascists, a blow for Tommy Robinson

This is a write-up by the Anti-Fascist Network on the 9th of December demonstration against the so-called ‘Brexit Betrayal’ March. It was original published on the AFN's blog here.   The ‘Brexit Betrayal’ March Tommy Robinson’s attempt to officially link up with UKIP and use the Brexit chaos to springboard himself into position as leader … Continue reading ‘No to Tommy Robinson – No to Fortress Britain’ – A success for anti-fascists, a blow for Tommy Robinson

Report: Reclaiming the fight on November 25th

In the evening of November 25th a 300 strong crowd of anti-fascists, anti-racist activists, and feminists, gathered at Portland Place. A newly formed anti-fascist group, Feminist Anti-Fascist Assembly, joined forces with various other women led organisations such as Kurdish Women's Assembly and Brazilian Women Against Fascism to organise a demonstration whose aims were threefold: 1. … Continue reading Report: Reclaiming the fight on November 25th

[Guest post] Anti-fascism in the 1930s: from minority to majority

This is a guest post by antifascist writer and historian Dave Renton. The article was originally published on his blog here. In the collective memory of the 1930s, we think of the decade as one in which the left was always destined to out-number the right (at least in Britain, France…). So that big set-piece occasions, … Continue reading [Guest post] Anti-fascism in the 1930s: from minority to majority

London Anti-Fascists Statement on Pittsburgh massacre

On Saturday morning at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh Jewish families gathered for worship on the day of Sabbath. Robert Bowers, a 46-year-old white man with no previous convictions and unknown to authorities, entered the synagogue armed with assault rifles and shot and killed 11 people, injured 6 more, and was heard spouting … Continue reading London Anti-Fascists Statement on Pittsburgh massacre

Report: October 13th – We Go Where We Want

There's no doubt about it, #stopdfla was a good day out for anti-fascists, and an absolutely terrible showing for the Democratic Football Lads' Alliance. Over 1000 militant antifascists from a broad coalition of groups mobilised for a vibrant, proudly anti-fascist unity demonstration which didn't allow the police or the fascists to set its agenda. It … Continue reading Report: October 13th – We Go Where We Want