Fascism Creeps into the UK: The Rise of Authoritarianism and the Threat to Democracy

Simon Pearson warns of a worrying trend of rising authoritarianism (are we on the road to fascism?) in the UK, as the government continues its crackdown on peaceful anti-monarchy protests. Saturday’s arrests demonstrate a clear violation of the right to freedom of expression, with dissenting voices being silenced by the police force’s increasing use of power.