#Right Wing

The Murder Of Jo Cox Did Not Take Place In A Political Vacuum

John Wight | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Politics
John Wight

While Mair acted alone he was undoubtedly buoyed in carrying out his crime by the climate of bigotry and hatred of 'the other' created by peddlers of the politics of division and scapegoating in the context of a campaign on Britain's membership of the EU that shamed our democracy.

Are We Living In A Divided Society?

Edward Adoo | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Politics
Edward Adoo

Many Americans were hoping for a positive election result to improve race and community relations. With Trump elected the future seems uncertain but will the result have any effect on how we deal with community relations across Britain? The new era of right wing politics has not just taken effect across America but it has led to a far right uprising across Europe.

Why Is The Populist Right Winning The 21st Century?

George Gilbert | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Politics
George Gilbert

Most of all, we must realize the future does not necessarily belong to the right. But increased popular engagement - not just sharing Facebook posts - is needed: this is an age of political realignment, and one must stand up and be counted.

The Hidden Monster: Authoritarianism Is Not Just For The Right

Jacob Daniels | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jacob Daniels

It saddens me. It saddens me greatly. The people who do this think they have the best intentions. But you cannot use the tools of tyrants. They are damned. They will only bring about pain, misery and oppression. I write this as a warning to those on the left. The path of liberty is narrow and it is easy to fall prey to fascism. Deals with the devil always look good to start, but you will soon learn that there is a higher price that you pay. Your soul.

Is UKIP As Disappointing As A Dating Site Bot For Young People?

Nathan Coyle | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Nathan Coyle

On Friday UKIP announced their new leader Diane James as everybody's supposedly favourite purple potentate Nigel Farage finally hands over the torch at the Party Conference. But what is the future for the party?

Reaction To Vaz Revelations Paints Bleak Political Future

Finn McConnell | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Politics
Finn McConnell

Keith Vaz has always been a target for the right wing press, so an orchestrated, homophobic campaign to remove him from power comes as no surprise. The only scandal here was the progressive left's abandonment of their core values in failing to protect him.

The Left Who Cried Wolf

Joel Durston | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Politics
Joel Durston

If Jesus was resurrected tomorrow and fed hundreds of impoverished people, like the five loaves of bread and two fish parable, there would probably still be a load of morons on Twitter accusing him of being sexist, racist, 'Islamophobic', not 'inclusive' enough or all of the above.

Why Post-Referendum We Need Centrist Politics

Rebecca Hills | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Politics
Rebecca Hills

The future of the UK outside of the EU is uncertain but if we let those with radical and divisive views take control of our country rather than moving back towards the path of centrism, the future is likely to be a far less inclusive and united place.

Hints of Tory Membership Flight Following May Coronation

Sam Harrison | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Harrison

In the hours following the announcement that Theresa May would become prime minister without a vote being put to the membership of the Conservative Pa...

Katie Hopkins: Head Recruiter for ISIS

Richard Fry | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK
Richard Fry

Hopkins recently tweeted that all of us who welcomed refugees were responsible for the recent atrocity in Brussels. There is no irony attached to her rhetoric, just contrived opinion to cash in on clickbait. But ultimately at what price?

Water Cannon Used As Right-Wing Protesters Shout 'Death To Arabs' At Brussels Memorial

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2016 | UK

Belgian riot police clashed with hundreds of right-wing protesters at a temporary shrine honoring victims of the Brussels suicide bombings, as scuffle...

The Rise of the Anti-Free Speech Right

Sam Harrison | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Harrison

When descriptive terms become derogatory, debate becomes impossible, and for as long this strand of the Right demonises opinions with which they do not agree rather than actively and intelligently engaging with them, it will prevent debate and it will stamp out free speech.

The Dover Protests Only Scrape the Surface of the Lack of Empathy Towards Refugees

Ben Johns | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Johns

Refugees are and should be welcome in the UK and other EU countries. They deserve better than this frankly appalling treatment. They're not trying to 'scrounge' from us. They're not just a 'bunch of migrants', like David Cameron said last week. They're people. It's time that they're given the help that they so desperately need.

I Dumped My Boyfriend Because of His Political Views

Anna Brown | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Politics
Anna Brown

Two weeks before Christmas, I left my French boyfriend of ten months. We hadn't argued, there wasn't anyone else, things were good... Little did I know, my then-boyfriend had given Le Front National his vote. I had no idea he was this way politically inclined, and 24 hours later, we were done.

The Oregon Standoff: When We Mistake Terrorism for Protest

Vidhya Ramalingam | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK
Vidhya Ramalingam

Many have focused on how inaction of authorities in Oregon highlights racial biases and double standards in police use of force and counter-terrorism in the United States. But one of the most dangerous outcomes of inaction against violence is the legitimacy we implicitly lend it. Let's not mistake terrorism for protest.

Conservatives Must Hold Their Heads High in the Face of the 'New, Kinder Politics'

David Browne | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

As the Conservative Party Conference draws to a close, we have been treated to some of the worst displays of political intolerance by the British New Left since the riots which followed the General Election. However, as Conservatives, we must not allow ourselves to be intimidated, nor to simply consider such behaviour an "occupational hazard" of being right-wing in Britain today.

The Calais Crisis Will Only be Resolved With Compassion and Pragmatism

Alan Grant | Posted 13.08.2016 | UK
Alan Grant

Perhaps if we remembered that in this bleak world of ours Britain shines like a beacon of freedom, tolerance and compassion then we can be proud of ourselves, proud to help others and proud to push the international community to do its best. If we can rally round a positive patriotism about the place we're lucky enough to call home then we can drown-out the anti-British naysayers as well as helping those who sincerely need our help.

Left or Right? The Curious Case of the SNP

Alan Grant | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Politics
Alan Grant

The Scottish National Party is a genuinely unique animal in our modern politics. It has grown from being the butt of many a political joke to become the dominant force in the Scottish Parliament in just a few election cycles. It now occupies a large swathe of the green benches in a Parliament that its members and politicians would rather not have any part of and their forward momentum, depending on how the next Holyrood elections go, shows no sign of ending.

The Right-Wing Victory - Can We Really Complain?

Cohan Chew | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Politics
Cohan Chew

The election results at the start of the month came as quite a shock. With a Labour-SNP coalition taking the lead at the polls, a Tory majority seemed highly unlikely. However, winning just over 50% of the 650 seats, the Conservative party shamed the pollsters' predictions.

An Open Letter to Tim Farron

Hisham Nehar | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Politics
Hisham Nehar

With you as the front runner and likely successor to Clegg as Liberal Democrat Leader, I feel I ought to express some thoughts and make some points to consider moving forward after the party's decimation at the election.

Is Lovely Bubbly "Champagne Socialism" What People Actually Want?

Tom Conrad | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK Politics
Tom Conrad

The success of unregulated capitalism isn't because it's the better system, but because capitalists continue to win the propaganda war.

Is There Any Room for the Right in Student Politics?

Keumars Afifi-Sabet | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The anti-establishment nature of the student movement has also been a permanent, seemingly uncompromising fixture. Some of the major issues facing students too - rising rents and the day-to-day costs of living for example - could arguably be fixed by implementing a series of interventionist policies than by relying on the free market.

Ebola 'Outbreak' Draws Out America's Right Wing Madhouse

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- “Ebola Hits New York,” screamed headlines across US media on Friday (including HuffPost) following news that a 33-year-old doctor had ...

Britain First Are Hurt The 'Right-Wing' Media Doesn't Support Them

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK

Far-right group Britain First have announced they will be encouraging their "millions" of followers to boycott the Daily Mail and The Sun. The news...

The Next Election: It's About Foreigners - Stupid!

Bob Morgan | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

Nigel Farage has made it plain that even if the UK suffers a drop in GDP; because we limit immigration then it is worth it. Farage wants us out of the European Union and wants to stop the UK spending money on overseas aid.