fascism

  • 18 Sep 2013

    The Greek authorities must do everything in their power to prevent further politically motivated violence, says Amnesty, following the killing of an anti-fascist supporter.

  • 23 Aug 2013

    We have recently seen the Conservative party flirt with extremist views, in what seemed like a rather obvious attempt to win back supporters drawn to UKIP.

  • 11 Aug 2012

    The dismissal of whole sections of society as comparatively worthless by politicians and the media seems bad enough, but in a recent radio discussion about global population growth, the term ‘useless eaters’ was used, says Berandette Meaden. This chilling phrase is used by some people to refer to anybody who consumes resources without producing any. A dangerous philosophy is being created on this basis. It stigmatises disabled people, the poor and many more besides.

  • 6 Oct 2010

    We have just passed the 75th anniversary of Mussolini's invasion of Abyssinia. The invasion began on 3 October 1935, prompting pacifists and other campaigners in Britain to call for an arms embargo on Italy.

  • 10 Mar 2010

    A British Quaker who worked against Nazism in the 1930s has been honoured by the UK government, undermining the common perception that Quaker pacifists failed to stand up to tyranny.

  • 24 Jul 2009

    As a pacifist, I'm very used to being asked “What would you have done about Hitler?”. Some people who ask this are just using the easiest anti-pacifist argument that comes to mind.

  • 13 Mar 2007

    The real problem of Islamism as a violent mutation within the Muslim faith is not well addressed by feeding ourselves paranoid fantasies