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Momentum activist shares fascist anti-Semitic material

Momentum activist shares fascist anti-Semitic material

James Bickerton June 7, 2018 0

Nick Robinson is a Momentum member & activist and community radio manager from Loughton in Essex with a history of sharing anti-Semitic and conspiratorial anti-Zionist material on social media. On his Facebook page he

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Corbyn’s Facebook page riddled with anti-Semitic comments

Corbyn’s Facebook page riddled with anti-Semitic comments

James Bickerton June 7, 2018 0

Two days ago Corbyn put a message on his Facebook page supporting the annual Palestinian “Right of return” rally (see bottom of page). The response from a section of his Facebook followers was, to

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Why aren’t the far-left treated with the same disdain as the far-right?

Why aren’t the far-left treated with the same disdain as the far-right?

James Bickerton May 18, 2018 0

Note – an abbreviated version of this piece was first published by Conservative Home – you can read it here. If you teleported a person from 1970s Britain to London’s Clerkenwell on the afternoon of

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Tianah: the new film making the human case for capitalism

Tianah: the new film making the human case for capitalism

James Bickerton May 9, 2018 0

Conservative free-marketeers tend to struggle at doing emotion. We have a convincing case for sure, but we don’t always communicate it on a human level. All too often we rely on statistics and spreadsheets,

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Labour council candidate called for destruction of Israel

Labour council candidate called for destruction of Israel

James Bickerton May 2, 2018 1

Posts have emerged showing that Ali Milani, a Labour Council candidate in Hillingdon and an NUS Vice-President, has previously claimed Israel doesn’t have a right to exist and said he’d like to see the

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Exclusive: Tory youth group Activate is back – and it has big plans

Exclusive: Tory youth group Activate is back – and it has big plans

James Bickerton February 10, 2018 0

At the end of August 2017 political journalism was dominated, briefly, by the launch of Activate, a new Conservative supporting youth movement. No one was more surprised by this than the leadership of Activate

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EXCL: Labour Party Forum admin shared pro-Hitler video

EXCL: Labour Party Forum admin shared pro-Hitler video

James Bickerton February 9, 2018 0

The Backbencher can reveal that an admin of the Labour Party Forum, one of the main pro-Corbyn Facebook groups with 16,000 members, has previously shared vile anti-Semitic content including a video which praises Hitler. In

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Exclusive: More bigoted Jo Marney messages revealed

Exclusive: More bigoted Jo Marney messages revealed

James Bickerton February 5, 2018 0

We revealed last week that Jo Marney, former girlfriend of UKIP leader Henry Bolton, claims to have paid Bolton £1,500 (despite him claiming to have broken up with her over racist comments she made

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Admin of top pro-Corbyn Facebook group shares neo-Nazi article on Jews

Admin of top pro-Corbyn Facebook group shares neo-Nazi article on Jews

James Bickerton February 4, 2018 0

June Dipple is an admin for the 19,000 strong ‘Jeremy Corbyn – True Socialism’ Facebook group, one of the main pro-Corbyn pages on the social media site (and also a Momentum member). She also

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Protesters storm Rees-Mogg talk – an eyewitness account

Protesters storm Rees-Mogg talk – an eyewitness account

James Bickerton February 3, 2018 0

Yesterday evening a group of hard-left activists invaded a talk by Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg at the University of University of the West of England, Bristol. We’ve spoken to William Bates, vice-president of the UWE

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