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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The stories fascist Europe tells itself, and how to correct them

What can the UK learn from those fighting the far right across Europe? Take history seriously

Kálmán Sütö and his struggle against Hungarian dictatorship

A street magazine vendor led protests against prime minister Victor Orbán’s rewriting of history. He tells openDemocracy how his life led him to that point.

Trump – don’t let ‘Tommy Robinson’ preach his anti-Muslim message in the US

Right wing members of Congress have invited the EDL founder to a major event in Washington DC, despite his criminal record.

More and more Swedes reading misleading anti-immigrant news sites

Nativist, Islamophobic websites are flourishing in Sweden as politics takes a hard right.

Populism, terrorism, and the crisis in western democracies: an interview with Iran’s former president

Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first post-revolutionary president, discusses neo-liberalism, the crisis in western democracies, and the relationship between Islamic terrorism and the rise of far-right politics.

Marine Le Pen in Lebanon: mission accomplished?

Where to start in discussing Marine Le Pen’s visit to Lebanon? The French “Trump without the crazy” got her first meeting with a head of state and performed a successful media stunt.

Meet Britain First: the UK's fastest growing far right group

A child of the BNP and the EDL, Britain First has shifted the glare of bigots from race war to faith war. Meet the man behind the fastest growing far right movement in Britain, and find out what makes him tick.

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