Meeting the Communists and Anarchists at London's May Day Protest

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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May 5 2015, 3:26pm

This article originally appeared on VICE UK.

If this UK 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 center 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.

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