Published on 27 Sep 2017 Sections ,

The rise of the far-right in Alabama

Roy Moore might be a hardline conservative but right wing American politics has a far more extreme fringe, one that’s growing fast. In August there were violent clashes after a “unite the right” march at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, which left one anti fascist protester dead. Far-right leaders who talk of being emboldened by President Trump’s ambiguous response, are stepping up their fight on campuses across America, testing the right to free speech to its very limit.