The right has seen a significant increase of support over the years but what has contributed to this? Attacks from ISIL and the issue of security has been raised on multiple occasions, far-right candidates often disguising their racist and prejudice rhetoric as ‘concern for national security’. But the often false-socialist agenda promoted by right-wing parties is evidence the Left can prevail there but the message needs to be communicated.

There is a significant chunk of the media that benefit from right-wing leaning parties, due to less inclination to raise corporation tax and a dislike for human rights (more opportunities to exploit workers with less human rights).

The ‘right’ exploitation

The left face a struggle to communicate the message and that is why Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has focused heavily on the membership and affiliate organisations such as Momentum. Labour are currently the largest political party in Europe and if they can mobilise the membership then they could get the message across. The other issue is that a small faction on the left have created an echo chamber for themselves that don’t allow criticism or debate over mistakes by Corbyn, however, the faction is only a small part.

The right has used anti-establishment rhetoric but the basic understanding what the establishment is has been wholly mislead. Often those on the far-right are what they call the ‘establishment’. In fact, anyone who works within the political sphere is arguably the establishment. But baseless rhetoric and soundbites sound good when exploiting rudimental fears from the public.