Searchlight was launched in May 1964, at a time when the increasing racism in Britain was illustrated by the notoriously racist campaign around the Smethwick byelection.
Our journalists, photographers, researchers and analysts have shone a light to expose the activities of racists, fascists and the far right in Britain, across Europe and beyond since then. Now, 56 years on, we have an international reputation and an international network of colleagues. But the recent rise of the far right in Britain and around the world makes the work of Searchlight even more vital.
Our reputation is built on results that have seen many key nazi activists and ideologues jailed or banned from Britain.
And in the past few years we have come together with the University of Northampton to create the Searchlight Archive, which contains thousands of documents, books and other materials relating to the enemies of democracy and those who oppose them.
But every year the cost of producing Searchlight magazine and continuing our research and documentation activities has grown. Now we are asking you to help us by raising the £30,000 we need to keep up our work for the time ahead.
We welcome personal donations or collective donations through trade union, student, professional or community organisations. Please support the continuation of Searchlight’s vital work. There are several ways to donate:
• Use the Donate button below to donate by credit card, debit card or with a PayPal account.
• Send a cheque, made payable to Searchlight Research Associates, to Searchlight, PO Box 1576, Ilford IG5 0NG.
• Donate by bank transfer to Searchlight Research Associates, sort code 40 09 07, account number 71652842.
Thank you for your support and solidarity!