THE ECONOMIST: UKIP is bouncing back in an altogether nastier form

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Release date: 19/7/2018

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Brexit’s problems means Ukip  is back in business, but its purpose has changed argues the Economist. Until now, Britain has been lucky in its radical parties, says Prof Rob Ford. Under Mr Farage, UKIP focused on Brussels and blanched at outright Islamophobia, in contrast to the likes of Geert Wilders in the Netherlands.

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TitleUKIP is bouncing back in an altogether nastier form
Media name/outletThe Economist
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date19/07/18
DescriptionBrexit’s problems means Ukip is back in business, but its purpose has changed argues the Economist. Until now, Britain has been lucky in its radical parties, says Prof Rob Ford. Under Mr Farage, UKIP focused on Brussels and blanched at outright Islamophobia, in contrast to the likes of Geert Wilders in the Netherlands.
URLhttps://www.economist.com/britain/2018/07/21/ukip-is-bouncing-back-in-an-altogether-nastier-form
PersonsRobert Ford