The racism we see today didn’t come out of nowhere. To fight it, we need to look at history
First published on Left Foot Forward.
June 2016 marked a key point: the political establishment realised the ‘left behinds’ had finally had enough.
It was shortly followed by the rise of Trump, his nomination from the Republican party and subsequent election to President of the United States of America. Both mark significant victories for the far-right.