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Stand Up To Racism conference is a key event to help take on the racist right

03 October 2017
Participants range from shadow ministers to trade unionists, campaigners, students and grassroots anti-racist activists. Dave Sewell looks at some of the reasons people will be there

Ukip leadership contest deepens splits within the party

28 September 2017
The racist Ukip party is set to announce its new leader today, Friday, as the party’s conference begins in Torquay.

As refugee crisis grows in Europe, we say - let them in

26 September 2017
The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.

LETTERS: Labour and the unions should not give in to scapegoating of migrants

19 September 2017
Freedom of movement gives migrants and workers from Britain the right to travel and work across the European Union (EU).

EU migrants slam the racist right wing Tories’ new plan to divide us

12 September 2017
Government documents leaked last week revealed the scale of the Tories’ planned clampdown on European Union migrants living in Britain. Migrants spoke to Dave Sewell about what the changes would mean—and how to take on the Tories’ racist scapegoating

Bosses, not migrants, push down wages—unions must defend freedom of movement

10 September 2017
Delegates at the TUC union federation conference considered trade unions’ response to Brexit yesterday, Sunday—and came up with a confused position.

Tories’ immigration proposals need strong anti-racist response

06 September 2017
The government is plotting vicious new restrictions on the rights of migrants to Britain from European Union (EU) countries, a leaked document suggests

Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks

29 August 2017
Thousands of people marched through Rome last Saturday in protest at police violence against refugees.

Theresa May's racist scapegoating crashes into the reality of migration

25 August 2017
Official figures released in the last few days have underlined how the debate about migration is rooted in scaremongering and lies.

Donald Trump backs Republican senators’ plan to slash legal immigration in half

08 August 2017
Racist, sexist US president Donald Trump stepped up his assault on ordinary people last week

New group demands Labour back freedom of movement

07 August 2017
Labour activists, MPs and some trade union leaders have launched a campaign to “defend and extend” freedom of movement for migrants into Britain.

Tory Brexit plan will make migrants more vulnerable

01 August 2017
The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.

Trump’s racist Muslim ban is back on

27 June 2017
Donald Trump’s racist Muslim Ban was given the green light by a unanimous vote of the US Supreme Court judges on Monday.

Mobilise against racism after new refugee deaths

06 June 2017
After a new refugee tragedy underlined the urgent need to challenge racist immigration laws, anti-racists are preparing to protest straight after the general election on Thursday. 

Migrant workers say—‘Don't blame us for low pay’

06 June 2017
Politicians across the spectrum, from the Tories to Labour, accept the myth that migrants are to blame for lower wages. But striking migrant workers are pushing wages up

The death toll of the border grows

06 June 2017
Days before the election Britain’s border controls killed again. Kim, a Vietnamese refugee, killed himself in a French hospital last Wednesday.

Theresa May shows Tory desperation with attack on migrant workers

31 May 2017
Theresa May responded to her crumbling lead in the polls by returning to what she knows best. This morning, Wednesday, she lashed out at immigrant workers.

Tory wreckers manifesto is only for the rich

23 May 2017
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

09 May 2017
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’

02 May 2017
A family of Iraqi refugees has compared their intimidation by racists on the streets to that by the Home Office.

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