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The rise of Britain’s alt-right media

The rise of Britain’s alt-right media

James Bickerton March 27, 2018 0

Photo credit: derwiki  Until two weeks ago the UK political party with the biggest Facebook following was Britain First. Britain First are, to put it bluntly, a tiny political sect. At present they have no

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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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Revealed: UKIP leader paid £1,500 by racist ex-girlfriend

Revealed: UKIP leader paid £1,500 by racist ex-girlfriend

James Bickerton February 2, 2018 0

UKIP leader Henry Bolton has been paid £1,500 by racist ex-girlfriend Jo Marney according to, well, Jo Marney herself. Yesterday evening at 21:03 Marney, who was expelled from UKIP for racist remarks aimed at

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Labour activists tell students to vote twice

Labour activists tell students to vote twice

James Bickerton February 2, 2018 1

Earlier today a group of Labour activists, campaigning right outside Plymouth University, urged passing students to vote twice (presumably on the basis that students are more likely to support Labour). They displayed a poster

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Corbyn Committee ally sends foul Twitter abuse

Corbyn Committee ally sends foul Twitter abuse

James Bickerton February 1, 2018 0

Seema Chandwani is pro-Corbyn member of the Labour Party’s Conference Arrangements Committee (CAC), which helps to organise the Party’s annual conference. She was elected to the position, whose symbolic importance is probably greater than its

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UCL Marxist posters show America controlled by Jewish/Israeli dog

UCL Marxist posters show America controlled by Jewish/Israeli dog

James Bickerton January 31, 2018 0

A poster produced by University College London’s Marxist Society, and displayed around London, shows America (represented by Uncle Sam) being dragged around by a Jewish dog (identifiable by the Star of David on its

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