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English Defence League: new wave of extremists plotting summer of unrest
Growth of anti-Muslim group raises fears of street violence
Taylor, Matthew
Article
2010
The Guardian
A profile of the supporters and the protests of the English Defence League, a right wing anti-Islam group of mostly white, young British men, many of them mobilized through their soccer clubs.
Extremism goes mainstream
Across Europe far-right parties are gaining power by forming coalitions while liberals have failed to find a coherent response
Traynor, Ian
Article
2010
The Guardian
Right wing extremist parties that attempt to stir up racial and ethnic prejudices have been gaining support during the recession in Europe. In Denmark, the Netherlands and Italy liberals already form ...
Islamic Extremism is a Product of Western Imperialism
Leech, Garry
Article
2016
CounterPunch
So what happened to bring Islamic fundamentalism to the forefront of global politics? While there are many factors involved, undoubtedly one of the primary causes is Western imperialism.
Multiculturalism fans the flames of islamic extremism
Malik, Kenan
Article
2005
Multiculturalism as lived experience enriches our lives. But multiculturalism as a political ideology has helped create a tribal Britain with no political or moral centre.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 9, 2017
Meeting the Challenge of the Right
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Challenging the Right requires not only anti-fascist actions in the street, but organizing to reach those who may be attracted the the appeal of the Right and offering an alternative social vision. Th...
The spread of Wahhabism, and the West's responsibility to the world
Armstrong, Karen
Article
2015
New Statesman
In 2013, the European Union declared Wahhabism the main source of global terrorism. But it's not just a "Middle East problem"; it is our problem, too.
Thousands Of Israelis Take To The Streets Calling For Palestinian Genocide
Webb, Whitney
Article
2016
Massive rallies and Facebook campaigns calling for Palestinian genocide are ignored by Western mainstream media and Facebook despite concerns and collaborations aimed at stopping "calls to violence".
Wade Michael Page and the rise of violent far-right extremism
Goodwin, Matthew
Article
2012
The Guardian
The man who opened fire in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin was not just a crazed loner, but a vocal neo-Nazi – in fact, his white supremacist ideology reflected a growing form of extremism that expresses i...
Wahhabism
Wikipedia article
Article
Wahhabism is a religious movement or branch of Sunni Islam. It has been variously described as "orthodox", "ultraconservative", "austere","fundamentalist", "puritanical" (or "puritan") and as an Islam...
Will the government's counter-extremist programme criminalise dissent?
Kundnani, Arun
Article
2015
Spinwatch
From 1 July, a broad range of public bodies - from nursery schools to optometrists - will be legally obliged to participate in the U.S. government’s Prevent policy to identify would-be extremists. Und...

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Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...


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