By Hsiao-Hung Pai
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A emerging scourge to England’s social peace and multiculturalism, the English Defence League (EDL) has violently protested opposed to Islam due to the fact its inception.
In the beautifully daring Angry White People, Hsiao-Hung Pai follows a bunch of people who obtained stuck up within the wave of far-right highway activities that begun in 2009. Pai investigated the increase of the EDL and different extremist companies, falling in with a number of in their contributors and watching their day by day lives.
Delving deep into 5 lives during this marginalized component to England’s white operating type via examine and interviews, Pai uncovers whatever surprising—their xenophobic ideologies aren't an aberration in glossy English society, yet particularly an ever-present aspect that's regularly reproduced, rejuvenated, and mainstreamed through the media and political powers.
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She simply shook her head. She looked so uncomfortable, as if she had been told not to speak to anyone from outside about the EDL. ’ I persisted. ’ ‘Tommy Robinson? ’ I probably looked unconvinced. ‘Yes, of course,’ she said, holding up her mobile phone to show me his number. ‘I’d like to talk to him, actually,’ I said. It would be good to see the ﬁsh in his own pond. ’ She gave in a little. ‘Really? ’ It was a big favour, given the pressure she was under. But Robinson replied, via this pub manageress, and said that he was in an interview.
He and his family live in a three-bedroom terrace house facing a green piece of land, free from the sound of droning trafﬁc. When I arrived in the early evening, Darren had just got home from a day’s work as a painter and decorator in London. He wiped his hands on his work clothes, still covered in paint, and shook my hand. Then he led me into his lounge, which looked almost newly decorated, with bright white paint on the walls. The place looked almost uninhabited, no family pictures, paintings or ornaments.
Angry White People: Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right by Hsiao-Hung Pai