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Britain’s new far-right (Pt 1): A lockdown creation

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Episode notes

A Times investigation into Patriotic Alternative, the brainchild of the former youth leader of the BNP, has found they’ve been making the most of the pandemic to try to gain supporters.

Meanwhile, as our correspondent discovers a particularly virulent racist aligned to the group, he asks: is YouTube doing enough to stop hate speech?

Link to article: At the gym, in the hills, the far-right fight clubs where men train to make Britain white.

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Guest: Dominic Kennedy, Investigations Editor, The Times. 

Host: David Aaronovitch.

Clips: BBC, Channel 4, Sky News, ITN.

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