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    (Original post by balanced)
    They are left wing. The BNP, are Left Wing.
    first line of the wikipedia article on the BNP: 'The British National Party (BNP) is a far-right British nationalist political party in the United Kingdom. '
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    Actually ecoomically the Bnp are to the left of new labour. They are lazily described as far right due to being pro britian anti immigration.
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    first line of the wikipedia article on the BNP: 'The British National Party (BNP) is a far-right British nationalist political party in the United Kingdom. '
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    (Original post by balanced)
    They are left wing. The BNP, are Left Wing.
    I always associated facism and extreme nationism with a right wing agenda. But then you can mix and match on economics, security and nationalism after which you have confusion for those who see the world only in terms of left and right.

    And those pictures are EDL btw.
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    (Original post by Repsol)
    first line of the wikipedia article on the BNP: 'The British National Party (BNP) is a far-right British nationalist political party in the United Kingdom. '
    Have you watched one of their videos? They are an anti-austerity party, only left wingers who are ashamed that they are linked with these people describe them as right-wing. They want large scale governmental involvement to protect the worker's pay and jobs (immigration control) and increased spending, increased military spending, less cuts.
    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/da...409/100048409/


    It's muddled thinking to simply describe the likes of the British National Party as "extreme right". The truth is that on issues like health, transport, housing, protectionism and globalisation, their economics are left of Labour
    ^^^^ politcalcompass.org
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    (Original post by balanced)
    Have you watched one of their videos? They are an anti-austerity party, only left wingers who are ashamed that they are linked with these people describe them as right-wing. They want large scale governmental involvement to protect the worker's pay and jobs (immigration control) and increased spending, increased military spending, less cuts.
    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/da...409/100048409/


    It's muddled thinking to simply describe the likes of the British National Party as "extreme right". The truth is that on issues like health, transport, housing, protectionism and globalisation, their economics are left of Labour
    ^^^^ politcalcompass.org
    Fair enough, I suppose Wikipedia is wrong on this one.

    I always thought the whole left/right thing was a bit of a crude measurement personally. A party can easily be highly right-wing in relation to social politics and extremely left-wing in terms of economics, or vice versa...
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    I always measure it on economics as that is what pays for everything else


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    (Original post by balanced)
    They are left wing. The BNP, are Left Wing.
    Aside from anything else, those pics are of the EDL, not the BNP.

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