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Tory plan to rip up refugee rights won’t stop people taking deadly routes

25 March 2021
Tory home secretary Priti Patel has announced plans to make it even harder for refugees to make it to safety in Britain.

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars

01 March 2021
US president Joe Biden has already shattered any hope that he will move away from imperialism and racism.

After Dilyn’s Watergate - put down all the Tory dogs 

23 February 2021
The decay in Downing Street is getting absurd.

Home Office risked refugees’ lives in Napier barracks by ignoring health advice

19 February 2021
The Home Office ignored advice to not house asylum seekers in the ex-army barracks at Napier in Kent, the High Court has heard.

Cold, hunger and racism—refugees trapped in Penally camp speak out over conditions

13 February 2021
Refugees trapped at a camp in west Wales are cold, hungry and live constant fear of catching coronavirus.

Border curbs and Covid—don’t let the racists divide us

09 February 2021
Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.

Asylum seeker in Kent army barracks speaks out—‘We are locked up in hell’

06 February 2021
The Tories have corralled hundreds of refugees into a disused army barracks in Kent. Darius told Isabel Ringrose about the appalling conditions inside the place that is ‘not suitable for a human being’

Tories lock refugees in a coronavirus ‘breeding ground’

01 February 2021
Asylum seekers held at an ex-army camp in Kent have protested against the appalling conditions they’ve been kept in during the Covid-19 pandemic

Biden’s ‘back to normal’ plans aren’t the change that’s needed

31 January 2021
US bombers flew over the Persian Gulf—close to Iran—last week, while American soldiers are to be sent to new bases in preparation for war.

Anti-racists celebrate after Stansted 15 court victory

30 January 2021
Melanie Strickland, one of the Stansted 15, told Socialist Worker, 'It feels great to win. It’s been nearly four years since the action, I thought it would never end.'

Majority of people not in favour of reduced immigration, says new poll

25 January 2021
A new survey has exposed the lie that the Tories’ racist immigration controls have popular support

‘We are going to win,’ say Sage care home strikers

15 January 2021
A group of mainly migrant workers at a north London care home are fighting for higher pay. 

Don’t back Tory Brexit deal—or line up with the European Union

29 December 2020
Tory claims about an approaching glorious future after the trade deal with the European Union are nonsense.  

The Troublemaker—Rishi Sunak eats at private club while freezing workers’ pay

07 December 2020
Rishi Sunak dined at a lavish, exclusive private club last week after telling around 2 million workers they would see a real-terms pay cut as inflation rises.

EU border agency accused of brutality against migrants seeking safety

07 December 2020
A body that patrols the EU’s external borders has been accused of unlawfully turning migrants away and sending them back to Turkey. 

Priti Patel stokes racism against desperate migrants

07 December 2020
Tory home secretary Priti Patel is trying to stir up another “culture war” in the wake of a deportation flight to Jamaica. 

Government builds racist anti-migrant offensives

30 November 2020
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. 

Terror and trauma—victims tell the terrible truth about the Tories’ ‘hostile environment’ policy

27 November 2020
As the Tories push through another deportation flight to Jamaica, Tomáš Tengely-Evans spoke to three families battling for justice. Their stories give a snapshot of the daily terror inflicted by Britain’s racist immigration system and the hostile environment

Tories cannot be trusted with Covid-19 vaccines

16 November 2020
The government’s repeated Covid-19 failures ¬undermine efforts to contain it—and mean we should not trust the Tories with the hopes for a new vaccine.

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

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