Paul Stocker

Paul Stocker is a historian of the British radical right. He is a senior fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) and author of “English Uprising: Brexit and the Mainstreaming of the Far Right” (Melville House UK, 2017). He has written extensively on the UK far right and the history of anti-immigration politics in Britain for both academic and public audiences.

Tommy Robinson and the Transformation of the British Far Right

September 20, 2018

Tommy Robinson has been transformed into a truly global figure, a purported martyr for the dispossessed and the most influential radical-right leader in Britain since Sir Oswald Mosley. Following Tommy Robinson’s imprisonment in May for contempt of court, the #FreeTommy campaign demonstrated just how much the British radical right has...

The Underlying Radicalism of Brexit

May 23, 2018

It is impossible to understand the Brexit vote and the political culture that has emerged in its wake without appreciating Britain’s lurch to the right. Earlier this year, an intriguing lens was cast on the nature of radical and far-right ideas in post-Brexit Britain. At the center was a graphic...