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National Action neo-Nazi Terror Group: Connections to Neofolk Scene

National Action was a British openly neo-Nazi group founded in 2013. The group cultivated a militant image and notoriously carried a banner with the slogan “Refugees not welcome” and the hashtag #hitlerwasright at public demonstrations. Since December 2016 the group has been proscribed under the Terrorism Act 2000. Since the trials of three of the members connections to the Neofolk music scene emerged.

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ArticlesBook ReviewsDatacide 17

Alexander Reid Ross: Against the Fascist Creep (Book Review)

Alexander Reid Ross: Against the Fascist Creep, published by AK Press in 2017, reviewed by Christoph Fringeli. The fascist creep: ‘the porous borders between fascism and the radical right, through which fascism is able to “creep” into mainstream discourse’.

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Book ReviewsDatacide 16

Angry White People – Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right by Hsiao-Hung Pai (Book Review)

“Angry White People” by Hsiao-Hung Pai offers an in-depth look at the English Defence League (EDL), challenging the non-racist image they cultivate. By speaking directly with supporters and leaders, Pai reveals the group’s anti-Muslim sentiments and underlying racism. Set against Luton’s history and culture of multiculturalism, Pai explores the roots of EDL’s rhetoric and examines why the far right persists despite its inconsistencies. The book provides a nuanced view of British nationalism, its manifestations, and its opposition, within the broader context of societal change.

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