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The past, present and future of the English Defence League
Hilary Pilkington

far right political parties (Ignazi, 2003: 106). At demonstrations, people applauded and often posed for pictures with the c­ o-leaders and sometimes a chant of ‘Tommy Robinson’s barmy army’ could be heard (field diary, 29 September 2012). Speeches were passionate but not rabble-rousing and an effort was made to include local speakers, women speakers13 and, increasingly, young speakers rather than focusing on a single, charismatic leader. Some respondents articulated an emotional attachment to Tommy Robinson – ‘I will march into hell for Tommy’ (Declan). However

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Non-elite cosmopolitanism in the Brexit era
Ben Rogaly

of ‘taking back control’.48 This book is being written at a time of national and international ferment and change. Populist nationalist regimes with ‘strong-men’ leaders, most of them associated with far-right politics, have come to power in the USA, Brazil, Hungary, the Philippines, Turkey, Italy and India. Russia is led by its long-established strong man Vladimir Putin. In 2016 the UK voted to leave the EU, a move campaigned for (for different reasons) by politicians of both left and right, with its largest and most determined base on the nationalist populist

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