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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

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.

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

02 May 2017
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

25 April 2017
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

18 April 2017
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

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.

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

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