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How Do We Defeat The Rise Of Fascism & Racism? International Conference

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International conference bringing together parliamentarians, trade unionists, faith and community leaders from across Europe & the US.

Speakers include • Diane Abbott MP • John McDonnell MP • David Lammy MP • Emma Dent Coad MP • Catherine West MP • Claude Moraes MEP • Christine Buccholz, German MP (Die LInke) • Shahrar Ali Green Party • Matt Wrack, FBU Gen Sec • Sabby Dhalu and Weyman Bennett, Stand Up To Racism • Steve Hart, Unite Against Fascism • Maurice Wren, Refugee Council Chief Exec • Ged Grebby, Show Racism the Red Card • Gerry Gable, Searchlight Magazine • Edie Friedman, Jewish Council for Racial Equality • Cllr Rakhia Ismail • David Rosenberg, Jewish Socialist Group • Lindsey German, Stop The War • David Albrich, Neue Linskwende, Austria • Petros Constantinou, Greece • Sandor Szoke, Hungarian civil rights campaigner.

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Donald Trump to Tommy Robinson: Halting the growth of the racist right • Opposing Islamophobia & Antisemitism • Windrush - Combating the Hostile Environment • Grenfell - unite against austerity and racism • Refugees Welcome Here


We are facing the biggest rise in support for fascism, racism, Islamophobia and antisemitism since the 1930s.

Donald Trump's Presidency has emboldened the far right globally. The scapegoating by mainstream politicians of migrants, refugees and the Muslim community is seeming to make racist ideas more acceptable. In many European countries racist and fascist parties have moved from the margins of politics into the corridors of power.

In Britain the campaign to “free Tommy Robinson”, the fascist ex-leader of the English Defence League has galvanised the racist and fascist right. They are organising with political and financial support from the US Alt-right, including Trump’s former chief of staff Steve Bannon and far right figures across Europe.

Increasingly we’ve seen fascist mobilisations, coupled with violent attacks by fascists against anti-racists and trade unionists and also on the TUC’s official bookshop Bookmarks.

Rightly there is a debate taking place across our movement about how we combat the rise of the fascist and racist right both here and internationally.

We urgently need to respond to this growing threat. We are inviting all those who want to build a mass movement against the far right on the streets, in the workplaces, on the campuses and in our communities debate to the way forward to join us at our international conference on Saturday 20 October and build the national unity demonstration on Saturday 17 November

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