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Women at risk in Trump’s migrant camps 

Women at risk in Trump’s migrant camps  Are women held in a US immigration detention centre in Georgia being forced to have unnecessary hysterectomies?

Olive Morris—a tragically short life dedicated to struggle

Olive Morris—a tragically short life dedicated to struggle Teenager Olive Morris was hanging out at Desmond’s Hip City record shop in Brixton, south London, on a Saturday afternoon in November 1969 when it happened.

Lesvos refugees who escaped a fire now face appalling conditions

Lesvos refugees who escaped a fire now face appalling conditions 'Everybody is tired. We want other countries to come and help us,' a refugee tells Socialist Worker

James Baldwin—a lifetime issuing an anti-racist call to arms

James Baldwin—a lifetime issuing an anti-racist call to arms When James Baldwin was born in Harlem, New York, he was “set down in a ghetto” where society “intended you should perish”.

Activists are organising to build anti-racist movement

Activists are organising to build anti-racist movement Supporters of Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) across Britain planned to “take the knee” for Black Lives Matter on Friday this week.

Is Akon City Black Power forever?

Is Akon City Black Power forever? Rapper Akon plans to build a new city where black people can escape racism. But, as Yuri Prasad writes, any system based on riches for a few means oppression will remain

A vital defence of violence by the oppressed

04 September 2020
Every struggle that confronts the violence of the system by throwing back some of its own faces the accusation that resistance itself is the problem. In response many turn to the ideas of Frantz Fanon—the anti-colonial writer and activist.

Donald Trump’s shooter comments show how racism comes from the top

01 September 2020
President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.

Reactionary protest says no to Covid-19 safety measures

31 August 2020
A protest in London demanded ‘freedom’ but it gave the far right an opportunity to organise, says Isabel Ringrose

Notting Hill protest calls for justice and equality

31 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter that burst onto the streets in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd has not gone away

Cop who told of Lawrence case corruption in perjury probe

31 August 2020
A corrupt detective turned supergrass whose claims against Scotland Yard led to the second Stephen Lawrence inquiry is being probed for perjury.

Carlota Lucumi—when Spanish slave owners cowered in fear

31 August 2020
Waves of rebellions—from on ships to at plantations—were central to ending slavery.

Black Lives Matter protests in US demand justice

29 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter movement continues to inspire millions of Americans to take action. Thousands of marchers descended on Washington’s National Mall on Friday to demand racial justice and to mourn black Americans killed by racist police.

Civil rights, black power and the music at the soul of the fight

28 August 2020
The worst of times produced the best of soul, says BBC documentary Soul America

Protests rage across US following shootings

27 August 2020
Protests have swept Kenosha, Wisconsin, after a far right gunman shot down protesters against police violence.

Woman refugee in ‘extreme poverty’ found dead next to baby in Glasgow

25 August 2020
Mercy Baguma was a victim of a brutal welfare system and of a racist immigration regime

Challenge the system to fight for black lives

25 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement forced institutional racism onto the political agenda and shook the establishment.

Letters—Scrapping our public health body is all about deflection

23 August 2020
Scapegoating is behind the Tory decision to scrap Public Health England (PHE), growing support for Scottish independence, plus more.

Refugee drowns in the Channel as Tories call for more repression

19 August 2020
The 16 year old was trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy using shovels for oars

William Cuffay - a fighter to the end against the rich ‘vermin’

16 August 2020
William Cuffay was one of the most prominent leaders of the working class movement in 19th century Britain.

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