Charlie Bertsch / 23 Feb 2022

Echoes of the Past

Water and Tears, by Il Santo Bevitore

For the first thirty seconds, Il Santo Bevitore’s “Fractured Belief” sounds like the sort of music that would be made by the driving force behind a music festival called Dronica, reminiscent of an early Sub Pop song played at 16rpm.(...)

Josh White / 01 Feb 2021

Waiting for the Shock Jocks

Americanising UK Radio

Shock jocks have been a defining part of American radio for decades. UK media loves to ape the US and has been trying to build a personality-driven radio culture for many years.(...)

Josh White / 21 Sep 2020

Waiting for Q

Britain Gets Conspiracy Theory

Anti-lockdown marches in London have brought together very confused people into direct contact with anti-vaxxers and far-right activists.(...)

Spencer Sunshine / 11 Sep 2020

40 Ways to Fight Fascists

Street-Legal Tactics for Community Activists

Many people are concerned about the rise of neo-Nazis and other violent far-right groups, but think that street brawling is the only way to combat them.(...)
Josh White / 06 Jul 2020

The Street Right

Britain’s National Front and its Echoes

Fringe groups can do serious damage to democracy. We’ve seen just how dangerous they can be with the killing of Jo Cox. (...)

Joe Keady / 21 Feb 2020

Hatred Made Him Do It

The Tobias Rathjen Murders

The facts of the Hanau killings are not in dispute: the assailant, 43-year-old Tobias Rathjen, entered a hookah bar on Wednesday night and began firing indiscriminately before shooting several more people at a kiosk. (...)

The better country. Berlin, 5 February.
Joe Keady / 12 Feb 2020

German Democracy in Crisis

Alternative für Deutschland in Thuringia

Given the extent of the far-right resurgence in Europe over the last decade, it's often difficult to predict where the shock waves are going to come next.  On 5 February, it was Thuringia's turn. (...)

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