This is a cross-post from Faisal of the Spittoon blog
You don’t have to look far into the English Defence League to find its nasty underbelly. And once you find it, it’s not an edifying sight. This is English racism at its most visceral and cowardly and this particular manifestation of it is specifically directed at Southasians, but Southasian muslims in particular. We in Britain haven’t seen this kind of thing since the 1970s but all the signs indicate that it is making a comeback.