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From The Socialist newspaper, 20 May 2015
Ukip provocateur unmasked
Ukip, the divisive right-wing party, admits that it sent an agent provocateur into Stand up to Ukip which was campaigning against Nigel Farage in South Thanet, Kent during the general election.
Anti-Farage campaigners say the spy worked for Secura Associates, the security company used by Farage, and encouraged Stand up to Ukip supporters to commit acts of vandalism.
Farage consistently complained about a group of "trade union-funded activists" being parachuted into South Thanet to sow "hatred and resentment" adding, ironically, "they're inciting vandalism and public disorder".
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In The Socialist 20 May 2015:
Socialist Party news and analysis
Cut rents not benefits
Fight back at the Tory war on youth
Stop the "elites fortifying their power"
Build a movement to defeat the government's savagery
Labour leadership contest - appealing to big business
Fight Tories' new 'anti-extremism' law
State and big business spied on activists
Ukip provocateur unmasked
Them & Us
Socialist Party workplace news
Support the National Rail walkout over pay and jobs
FBU debates how to combat Tory onslaught
All-out pay strike forces Labour council back to table
ITV production staff
Workplace news in brief
International socialist news and analysis
US: Bernie Sanders calls for 'political revolution'
Socialist Party reports and campaigns
Election aftermath: anti-Tory austerity protests
Cheapskate council screws up election ballot!
Build up resources to fight the Tories
Management thrashed in academies debate
Campaign news in brief
Socialist Party comments and reviews
Russell Brand's 'The Emperor's New Clothes'
Save our 'life saver' libraries!
Tories rig exams to favour rich students
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