We Watched Anarchists Fight with London Cops and White Van Men This Weekend

Election '15 has been defined by UKIP's rise on the right wing of Britain's political spectrum – what's happening on the left?

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05 May 2015, 3:26pm

If this election has been defined by UKIP's rise on the right wing of Britain's political spectrum, then what's going on with the left?

With Labour still facing accusations of stalking the centre vote at the expense of the working classes, VICE host Gavin Haynes went to this year's May Day protest to hang out with communists and anarchists of every conceivable stripe.

There in central London, we partied with black bloc protesters who hate people in bourgeois suits, watched two white van men get very fucking angry with giggling anarchists and found out why Joseph Stalin is one of the "coolest guys" around.

More of VICE's Election '15 coverage:

This Is How London Anarchists Prepared for This Year's May Day Protests

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