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How Tommy Robinson Exploited Fear over Facts to Gain Influence – Katy Preen – Medium

How Tommy Robinson Exploited Fear over Facts to Gain Influence

We need to look at the facts. The facts of the original case, the facts in the case against Yaxley-Lennon, and the facts of his strategy for turning people against their own communities. Twenty men were on trial for various sexual offences against fifteen girls.

Manchester Unites Against The Right | The Prole Star

Manchester Unites Against The Right | The Prole Star

The glorious weather we saw on Sunday in Manchester was the perfect backdrop for a good old-fashioned British protest. The Football Lads Alliance held a rally at the Castlefield Bowl, met by a counter-protest against their presence in the city. The FLA claim to be gathering to make a stand against Islamic extremism, while the counter-protesters saw this as thinly-veiled racism and an opportunity to exploit the fears and grief of a city touched by the aftermath of a terrorist attack.

Who Are The Windrush Generation, and Why are they Facing Deportation? | Medium

Who are the Windrush Generation, and why are they facing deportation?

There is a history of racist and xenophobic policies behind this. The Windrush generation are named after one of the ships that transported large numbers of people from Commonwealth nations to the UK in the 1940s, 50s and 60s (see image above). This migration was encouraged, and was seen as mutually beneficial.