Tag Archives: The Spectator

Rehabilitating fascists : Lauren Southern, Sky News & Media Diversity

[Update (October 1, 2020) : In shocking news that’s made Nick Cave and many other artistes shed hot tears, the local franchise of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has today confirmed that Sky News commentator Lauren Southern will not … Continue reading

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antifa notes (march 5, 2019) : Milo Yiannopoulos & other #PellDefenders

[Update (March 7, 2019) : As noted below, Damien Costas and Penthouse Australia are touring Milo Yiannopoulos, Gavin McInnes and Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (‘Tommy Robinson’). For various reasons related to visa and financial difficulties, the tour has been postponed on several … Continue reading

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antifa notes (october 31, 2017) : The Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right +

1) There’s more to life than books you know … Oxford University Press is publishing The Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right in April next year (2018). Edited by Jens Rydrgen, inter alia, it contains a chapter on the radical … Continue reading

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A further note on Avi Yemini’s fascist and neo-Nazi friends …

Yeah well anyway, I thought I might just note in passing some of Avi Yemini’s fanbase among the extreme-right. To begin with, unhappy with the media reportage of his hate rally on Sunday, Avi instead recommends everybody read the report … Continue reading

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Who is Moses Apostaticus?

Back in July, The Spectator (Australia) published two articles by a writer known as ‘Moses Apostaticus’. After he was identified as elsewhere espousing anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, the articles were deleted, and the incident slipped down The Memory Hole (more-or-less, see … Continue reading

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Rowan Dean, The Spectator, & anti-Semitism

Oh noes! For reasons which remain unclear, Rowan Dean — world-renowned satirist, former ad-man, and current editor of The Spectator (Down Under) — has pulled two articles by Some Guy called ‘Moses Apostaticus’. The decision to pull the articles — … Continue reading

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