Richard Seymour, author of The Liberal Defence of Murder and the
Lenin's
tomb blog presents the latest in our series of
seminars.

The electoral success of the fascist British National Party and
the emergence of the English Defence League has forced activists in
Britain to look again at the issue of racism. Cultural racism and
Islamophobia seem to supplant traditional racist ideas based on
biology, but what is behind this shift and just
how novel is it? Richard Seymour argues that the rise in racism in
Britain is driven to a considerable extent by government policies
and media reaction, both liberal and conservative.

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