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    I remember reading a few articles they published and I found them a little to controversial and leaning towards populist liberalism.

    Ive never paid much attention to it and I have no idea what political stance the newspaper has or how infuential it is.
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    No and no. They're on the way out, hence closing their print edition and repeatedly mislabelling PEGIDA a 'far right' organisation :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    No and no. They're on the way out, hence closing their print edition and repeatedly mislabelling PEGIDA a 'far right' organisation :rolleyes:
    I remember being in Newcastle when Pegida went there, wouldn't say the Independent is far off...

    @the OP the paper is what is considered to be centre-left. If you can't handle that then what would you make of the Guardian? Or Socialist Worker even more so, much more :P
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    Officially neutral, hence the name. In reality centre-left IMO.
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    (Original post by WBZ144)
    I remember being in Newcastle when Pegida went there, wouldn't say the Independent is far off
    Here's their recent demo in Birmingham. Not sure a 'far right' organisation would have the Pakistan flag flying behind the speakers!

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    It's 2016, who even reads a newspaper?
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Here's their recent demo in Birmingham. Not sure a 'far right' organisation would have the Pakistan flag flying behind the speakers!

    Every far right organisation needs a token minority to justify that they are not xenophobes or racists.

    "I have black friends so I'm not a racist..."

    Here's Muhammad from Pegida/Britain First -





    And here's "Abdul" from the EDL, in a rather ironic picture:

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    (Original post by WBZ144)
    I remember being in Newcastle when Pegida went there, wouldn't say the Independent is far off...

    @the OP the paper is what is considered to be centre-left. If you can't handle that then what would you make of the Guardian? Or Socialist Worker even more so, much more :P
    I used to read The Giardian but it went too socialist for me, and now its too pro-muslim.

    Im still a fan of liberal sources like The Economist.
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    (Original post by TheArtofProtest)
    Every far right organisation needs a token minority to justify that they are not xenophobes or racists. "I have black friends so I'm not a racist..."
    Not sure I agree they need one, although naturally it helps their PR if they enlist one. PEGIDA is self-evidently (see their logo, ban on flags, inclusivity) not in the same ('far right') bracket as BF/EDL/NF/BNP, however, albeit that you will inevitably get some such characters creeping in
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Not sure I agree they need one, although naturally it helps their PR if they enlist one. PEGIDA is self-evidently (see their logo, ban on flags, inclusivity) not in the same ('far right' bracket as BF/EDL/NF/BNP, however, albeit that you will inevitably get some such characters creeping in
    There's a difference between far right and these organisations.

    UKIP is just conservative and could slot into the far right of the Tory party, as could FN and Les Republicans. The problem is the diversity among the main right-wing conservative parties in EU, which cover everything from UKIP to Orange Book liberalism.

    BNP is a neo-nazi organisation, EDL and BF are similar but with different goals.
 
 
 
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