Guest post: Green Party electoral candidate, Huw Peach: producing mixed fruit?

Tracking racism, antisemitism and neo-Nazism on Social Media

[NB: The materials herein are freely available in the public domain, and this is produced as an educational resource for antiracists and antifascists.]

This is a guest post by Richard Webster.

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Meet Huw Peach.

He’s a Green Party council election candidate from Shrewsbury. He has nearly 5,000 followers on Twitter and, according to his bio, is “trying hard to add to the sum of accurate information in the world”. He also says he is committed to calling out antisemitism whenever he sees it.

To what extent does he live up to such noble aims?

Peach has frequently interacted with @D_Raval (Devutopia), a rather nasty racist (see no. 8 here). He has also interacted with Kerrie-Anne Mendoza, editor-in-chief of The (appalling) Canary.

This does not augur well, yet nor is it conclusive. What does Peach’s own output reveal?

Despite being a Green Party member, Peach has described criticism of…

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