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Inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh gets underway

Inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh gets underway A public inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh in police custody in Fife, near Edinburgh, began on Monday.

Government builds racist anti-migrant offensives

Government builds racist anti-migrant offensives Tory home secretary Priti Patel declared she was “unapologetic” as she prepared to push through deportations and ramp up the repression of refugees trying to the English Channel. 

Stopped and detained for being a black Muslim

Stopped and detained for being a black Muslim A British official admitted that he “singled out” a black Muslim man under a stop and search at Heathrow airport, according to footage.

Man threatened with deportation flight to Jamaica says his life is on the line

Man threatened with deportation flight to Jamaica says his life is on the line The Tories tried to deport John on the last Jamaica charter flight in February. Now he is scheduled to be removed on 2 December

Starmer ramps up his war on beleaguered Labour left

Starmer ramps up his war on beleaguered Labour left The Labour Party upped its crackdown on its own activists last week, suspending leading members in Bristol for supporting former leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Rich rats deserting sinking yachts for sealed bunkers

Rich rats deserting sinking yachts for sealed bunkers Not content with hiding away on private islands, the super-rich are now buying exclusive services to rescue them from pandemics, protests and climate catastrophes.

Tory laws to pave way for attacks on migrants in Immigration Bill

16 November 2020
Home secretary Priti Patel is pushing ahead with plans to make Britain’s racist immigration system even worse

How the spy cops were set up to infiltrate the left

09 November 2020
Parliament and the press fumed with growing paranoia as the revolts of 1968 entered Britain.

Joe Biden refused to tap into the power that can win change

04 November 2020
Inspiring mass ­movements of struggle and resistance have sprung up repeatedly under Donald Trump’s reign.

Joe Biden’s failures let Trump try to grab victory

04 November 2020
Racist, warmonger Donald Trump declared victory in the US presidential election—while results were still coming in—as Socialist Worker went to press on Wednesday

Reports round-up—Optare strikers keep up the struggle for pay justice

04 November 2020
 

Spy cops inquiry gives glimpse of scale of state infiltration

03 November 2020
An inquiry has told 19 families that their dead children’s identities were stolen by spycops

Debates and divisions in unions and the left on how to respond to the attacks in Labour

02 November 2020
Two online rallies revealed debates on how the left should respond to the right’s assault.

Keir Starmer’s suspension of Jeremy Corbyn means war on the left

02 November 2020
There is now no doubt that Labour leader Keir Starmer is determined to drive the left out of the party—or force it into ­humiliated submission.

Philadelphia revolts against racism after police killing of black man

29 October 2020
The city of Philadelphia has seen two days of militant mass protests after the police shot and killed Walter Wallace, a 27 year old black man on Monday.

Refugees drown in Channel as a result of killer border regime

27 October 2020
Four people, including two children, have died after the small boat in which they had set out from France to try and reach Britain sank in the English Channel.

Rosa Parks—A radical civil rights activist who fought tirelessly

27 October 2020
In a testimonial to other activists, Rosa Parks wrote, “freedom fighters never retire”. And for her, this proved to be true.

Systematic racism is to blame for black and Asian coronavirus deaths

27 October 2020
Coronavirus has “thrived on” systematic racism—and more black people will “unnecessarily die” unless there’s urgent action.

High Storrs school says Black Lives Matter

27 October 2020
Outraged students of High Storrs school in Sheffield organised a protest last week against racism from a student in Year 11. 

Tories’ racist immigration rules will punish migrant workers

26 October 2020
The Tories have pushed through legal changes to make Britain’s immigration system even more racist.

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