Generation Tedium

Identity Europa: Flag?

Or Just Pants?

Crivvens! Jings! And Help Ma Boab! Whit’s going on with that over-privileged bunch, the Identitarian Movement (IM). The Economist recently ran an article called ‘White, Right & Pretentious’ (31/3 – 6/4/18) which discussed IM populists such as Austrian Martin Sellner, who was barred from entering the UK a coupla weeks gone, as well as the populist Italian 5 Star Movement and Northern League in Italy. In keeping with an increasingly far right agenda in Europe, IM operate an anti-immigration/anti-Islamic/extremist/terror rhetoric like the range of toxic groups promoting ultra-conservatism, anti-Semitism and the Alt. Right, white supremacist terrorists and neo-Nazis, and many have either emerged or increased their influence following the migrant crisis in 2015. Their polemical positions tend to dramatise false claims of being ‘out-bred,’ of genetic dilution and even of ‘being replaced’ by Muslamics. The blame for such devilry varies from radical Islamists, EU bureaucrats, or, for single minded neo-Nazis, a vague but massive global Jewish conspiracy. As usual. But how come the only ones who know about this secret conspiracy are a bunch of simian-browed racists or Icke like Lizard fantasists? When I questioned a well known far right character who wanted to remain anonymous, Eddie told me that the ‘Saudi royal family are actually Jewish’ although Mr Stampton didn’t say if the Saudis in question were Sunni or Shia Jews.

Eddie ‘Kermit’  Stampton: Not Waving, But Grassing! 

IM’s physical manifestations are more concrete with rallies gathering 1,000s of supporters across Europe, which is a grave concern for anti-fascists, but electorally IM does not necessarily attach itself to particular parties for a number of reasons, usually disillusionment with parliamentarians and local governing councils. IM also like representing themselves as victims, a pose long used by fascist groups and which reflects a deliberate lack of global perspective. Are the victims of the recent migration crisis in 2015 those fleeing into uncertainty following horrific and violent conflict that has destroyed their entire lives, or those with a high standard of living, education, democracy and no war in their back yard? There have been misguided actions like those wankers on a boat, ‘Defend Europe,’ floating about in the Med and getting in the way. UK anti-fascists will recall the ridiculous EDL equivalent when a couple of eejits in a pedalo set off to hold back millions of imi-migrants but merely ended up with soggy trousers and red faces.

EDL: ‘Mmm… these halal kebabs are actually pretty tasty!’

IM express faux-concern over Islamo-homophobia and misogyny, although you don’t see many Identarians turning up for Pride or celebrating International Women’s Day. There is also the faux-concern over Halal slaughter, which simply reframes the fascist ‘concern’ over kosher slaughter. All animal slaughter is cruel and horrific and the only people who can honestly criticise halal or kosher killing methods are vegetarians and vegans from an obviously strong ethical position. If you eat meat, you cannot say 1 method is worse and should be banned. This is selective outrage: using an emotive issue to criticise 1 demographic whilst ignoring similar practices in their own. Much like the UK far right and sexual abuse.

Racist rapist Leigh MacMillan with his friend, racist race mixer David ‘Fish Lips’ Coppin

Refugee swamping panic has long been used by populist far right bucket feeders from that giant cow fanny Thatcher up to current Hungarian PM, Viktor Orban who was re-elected on anti-immigration fears. He built a Trump-esque protective fence to quell the hordes and has just secured his 3rd term in power. It seems migrants temporarily replaced Hungary’s Roma community as a populist far right target.

Orban: ‘Pull Mah Finger!’

‘Let go now, Angela!’

‘Ah! It’s like mustard gas!’

‘Hee-hee. I iz funny!’

From Northern most Europe down through the Middle East and beyond, multi-ethnicity has existed for millennia with the numbers of specific ethnicities fluctuating, and sometimes disappearing, as attested to by the last 500 years of US history. Or early Christianity when Jews, Arabs, Romans, Africans and others co-existed (though not necessarily peacefully). Euro-Identarians claim that Islam is not part of their culture, but the same could have been said about Christianity at one point.

Be Seeing You! 

Well, not you … 

Or you… 

Or you … 

Or you!

Or you…

You bunch of fucken woodentops! 

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About malatesta32

Malatesta aka M. Testa, undercover anti-fascist blogger, has analyzed the changing fortunes of the British far right for nearly a decade. He has given lectures on anti-fascism, published articles in Anarchist Studies and Freedom magazine and wrote Militant Anti-Fascism: 100 Years Of Resistance (AK Press 2015) which the Morning Star called a '‘Potent Primer On Europe’s Anti-Fascist Struggle … a useful source of information about the fight against fascism.’
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