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Make Saturday 18 March a day of revolt against racism


The protests against US president Donald Trump and his state visit have been magnificent, but the government is still determined that he will come.

Don't lump together Brexit and Trump


There’s no shortage of things to be angry about at the moment—especially when it comes to racism and attacks on Muslims and migrants.

United struggle can defend free movement


Defending freedom of movement and migrant workers’ rights is a key dividing line in British politics.

Smash this dam system


The Oroville dam in California is a grotesque metaphor for US capitalism. The dam—the largest in the US—is ready to burst.

Syria—revolution drowned in blood


No one should doubt the brutality of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s regime.

Turn anti-Trump revolt into movement to win


Theresa May is in trouble over her decision to invite US president Donald Trump to Britain. Even the speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, lambasted Trump this week.

Time to get rid of this sick capitalist system


Donald Trump is not just “business as usual”. He represents something more overtly and aggressively racist, sexist and undemocratic than most politicians.

Women’s Marches showed we can resist the right and fight for a radically different world


The Women’s Marches last Saturday were a brilliant boost to everyone struggling for a better world.

Trump plans right wing horror show for world


As millions marched against him over the weekend, Donald Trump and his coterie of jackals have reminded the world why he is so despised.

Left whispers in France


After five years in office hammering workers, the Labour-type Socialist Party in France looks set to pick an outspoken opponent of its own policies as presidential candidate.

The single market is no solution for workers


Theresa May’s programme for Brexit is steeped in toxic nationalism and xenophobia.

The infamous eight


Eight men have been revealed to be worth as much as the poorest 50% of the world.

Seize on Tory splits to build the struggle


In her latest attempt to appear in control, prime minister Theresa May has unveiled her vision of the “shared society”.

Spooky schemes and Israel


Israeli ambassador Mark Regev (Pic: International Maritime Organisation)

No more backsliding on defending migrants


It’s no surprise that 2017 begins with attacks on migrant workers. But it’s disappointing that so many come from members of the Labour Party.

Foreign aid is not the scandal


The right wing media has got into a frenzy over foreign aid. Britain spends 0.7 percent of its gross national income on foreign aid—that’s far too much for the likes of the Daily Mail newspaper.

Tories split on Brussels—it's time to sprout resistance


One thing will be certain in 2017—the Tories will continue to tear one another apart over Brexit.

We need mass mobilisations on the streets to push back the fascists—not state bans


The government is to ban the fascist group National Action this week. It will be the first fascist group to be proscribed as a terrorist organisation.

Britain is segregated - between rich and poor


Racists have seized on a new report on segregation in Britain.

In tough times - some reasons to be cheerful


In tough times, it’s important to celebrate when our side wins. In Italy, Austria and the US, ordinary people recorded heartening victories this week.

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