Research and analysis

Modernising and mainstreaming: the contemporary British far-right

Research by Dr Joe Mulhall, Senior Researcher, HOPE not hate.


Modernising and mainstreaming: the contemporary British far-right

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By analysing the rhetoric espoused at a series of major far-right events across 2018 and comparing it to societal polling it becomes evident that large parts of the contemporary far-right’s platform - namely anti-Muslim politics, co-option of the free speech debate and an anti-elite populism - have widespread public support.

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Published 19 July 2019
Last updated 25 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Disclaimer added to clarify that the views in the paper do not necessarily represent the views of the UK government.

  2. First published.