Analysis: 'Cultural Marxism' and why the Right cannot escape its essential racism
The idea of an elite conspiracy against western civilisation is the only way for the right to make sense of a world they rule but which is in chaos
TORY MP Suella Braverman raised eyebrows (26 March) when she told a meeting of rightwing Tory members and supporters that "we are engaged in a war against cultural Marxism".
The party-aligned Bruges group, of which Braverman is a member, is deep in the factional crossfire over Brexit. But the phrase, spoken in anger, is a reminder of the ontology of mainstream rightwing thought in the Tory party and the UK.
Analysis: As Farage dumps Ukip, where next for the British far right?
Farage has quit a racist mess he is largely responsible for creating, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the British far-right is in decline, David Jamieson finds
NIGEL FARAGE has finally quit Ukip, the party he helped mould into a force over decades, pointing to it's rightward shift and increasing obsession with Islamophobia.
Analysis: Rise of Spanish far-right shows nowhere in Europe is immune
Ben Wray examines what’s behind the emergence of far-right in Spain as an electoral force, the first breakthrough for Falangists in the post-Franco era
THE regional elections in Andalucía, the largest region of Spain on its southern coast, on Sunday [2 December] has seen the far-right finally arrive on the Iberian Peninsula as an electoral force, with nowhere in Europe now free from the scourge of fascism’s revival.
Analysis: Why exhuming Franco's remains is not the 'final stages' of Spain's journey from fascism
During his recent visit to Scotland, exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont told CommonSpace he advocated a program of ‘de-Francoisation’ to rid Spain of those aspects of its fascist past which he argues still persist. What would such a process look like?
MOVING A BODY, in case you didn’t know, can be a tricky business.
Exclusive: Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont tells CommonSpace the Spanish state must undergo 'de-Francoisation’
Speaking at the Beyond Borders festival during a surprise visit to Scotland, Puigdemont emphasised that a Francoist culture persists in the Spanish “deep state”
FORMER CATALAN PRESIDENT Carles Puigdemont spoke to CommonSpace about his ideas for a radical transformation of the Spanish authorities and system of government in order to rid them of the “shadow of Francoism”.
Spanish generals voice support for Franco as plans to exhume dictator continue
High-ranking retired members of the Spanish military defend the “heroes” of the nation’s fascist past
OVER 180 high-ranking officers of the Spanish military have published a public statement demanding respect for former fascist dictator General Francisco Franco, following moves by the new Spanish Government to exhume his remains.
Ghost of Franco looms over Spain as fascist sympathisers protest plans to move dictator’s body
Spain’s new government has pledged to exhume General Franco’s remains from their infamous tomb, describing it as a “divisive symbol”
PLANS by Spain’s new government to exhume the body of fascist dictator General Francisco Franco from its state-funded mausoleum have been protested by over 1,000 Francoist sympathisers, who rallied outside of Franco’s tomb over the weekend.
Ross Ahlfeld: Catalonia and the SDL