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What is the proper role of anti-fascism today?

Tuesday, J April 2019

RMT activitst Eddie Dempsey has been denounced by MP Clive Lewis and Labour strategist Paul Mason as a ‘Tommy Robinson empathising, racist, anti-Semitic, working class imperialist’. But his only crime was in taking their own strategy – previously characterised as ‘socialism without the working class’ – and returning it to them unfiltered. Tellingly, none of his many Twitter critics actually denied the core of his allegation. What really bridled was Dempsey’s insistence that the rise of the populist right was one of the consequences of the liberal-left approach. (more…)