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Tory wreckers manifesto is only for the rich

Tory wreckers manifesto is only for the rich Theresa May tried to pitch her manifesto as progressive with false promises on the NHS and schools. Nick Clark unpicks the attacks that they’re planning

Bring down the borders - and don’t capitulate to Tory racism on immigration

Bring down the borders - and don’t capitulate to Tory racism on immigration Theresa May this week reaffirmed her vow to cut net immigration by two thirds, to below 100,000 a year. That target eluded her as home secretary—despite law after law and raid after raid to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

Iraqi family speaks out: ‘The way government treats refugees fuels racism’

Iraqi family speaks out: ‘The way government treats refugees fuels racism’ A family of Iraqi refugees has compared their intimidation by racists on the streets to that by the Home Office.

Hospitals - Tories’ racist message to migrants is, keep out

Hospitals - Tories’ racist message to migrants is, keep out One hospital is giving out leaflets telling patients without the right papers to pay up or risk being kicked out of Britain. Dave Sewell continues our investigation into the racist clampdown in the NHS

Fight to keep racism out of the election

Fight to keep racism out of the election Theresa May is using anti-migrant feeling as a way to divide opposition to her government and to try and win votes.

Racist rules refuse NHS care to thousands of people due to their immigration status

Racist rules refuse NHS care to thousands of people due to their immigration status Cruel immigration checks are putting vulnerable people off seeking the health care they need, writes Dave Sewell

Solidarity with refugees after Dunkirk fire

11 April 2017
A refugee camp near Dunkirk in northern France burned down on Monday. Some 1,500 people are now in desperate conditions and fearing deportation.

East London teenager to be deported by Tories' racist rules speaks out

11 April 2017
Abdul Hassan, who turned 19 today, Sunday, spoke to Socialist Worker about the trauma the threat is causing him.

Croydon race hate attack fuelled by Tory lies

04 April 2017
A vicious racist attack in Croydon, south London, has left a young refugee with a fractured skull, a fractured spine and a blood clot on his brain.

Brexit begins—but is it business as usual?

04 April 2017
The Brexit debate is being conducted by two wings of the British political and media elites. Both claim that Britain leaving the European Union (EU) will lead to profound changes—for the worse, according to the Remainers, for the better according to the Tory and Ukip Brexiteers.

As Theresa May triggers Article 50 activists say 'defend migrant workers'

04 April 2017
As Theresa May sent her letter to the European Union (EU) yesterday, Wednesday, campaigners sent her a clear message that they will stand with migrants from EU countries.

Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

21 March 2017
Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

Go all out to build for the 18 March anti-racist demonstrations

14 March 2017
Stand up to Racism campaigners had a coordinated push last night, Thursday, to build the turnout for the 18 March demonstrations

After woman is deported from Britain - resist the Tory wave of racism

28 February 2017
Deportations, attacks on refugees and plans to end European Union freedom of movement rules show the Tories true face—but they can be challenged, writes Dave Sewell

Racist raids rise as US movement faces tests

28 February 2017
Union leaders are wrong to back Trump and should join the fight against him, writes Alistair Farrow

Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

21 February 2017
Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona to say ‘refugees welcome’

21 February 2017
Up to 300,000 people marched in Barcelona last Saturday demanding the Spanish state welcome more refugees.

United struggle can defend free movement

14 February 2017
Defending freedom of movement and migrant workers’ rights is a key dividing line in British politics.

The intensive scare around ‘health tourism’ is helping the Tories kill the NHS

14 February 2017
It’s not migrants who are draining the NHS - and laws to deny them free care are costing lives

Jeremy Hunt's racist clampdown in the NHS will cost lives

07 February 2017
Prime minister Theresa May and health minister Jeremy Hunt ramped up the assault on migrants and the NHS this week.

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