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Thousands join Black Lives Matter protests in Britain

Thousands join Black Lives Matter protests in Britain Protests across Britain show there is still anger more than a month after the Black Lives Matter movement erupted over the murder of George Floyd by police.

US ‘Strike for black lives’ called as details emerge of George Floyd’s killing

US  ‘Strike for black lives’ called as details emerge of George Floyd’s killing A coalition of trade unions and campaign groups in the US is organising a “strike for black lives,” set for Monday 20 July.

British society scarred by deep poverty and racism

British society scarred by deep poverty and racism A new report shows 14.4 million people, including 4.5 million children, are living in poverty—and it’s even worse for black people, writes Sadie Robinson

Virus, slump and racism show up system failure

Virus, slump and racism show up system failure The Polish‑German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg warned that capitalism gives us a choice between “socialism or barbarism”. We need to choose—and fight for—socialism. 

Protests continue to say that Black Lives Matter and refugee lives matter

Protests continue to say that Black Lives Matter and refugee lives matter Anti-racist protests took place in many parts of Britain on Wednesday

‘Dehumanised’ by racist system

‘Dehumanised’ by racist system A mother of two women who were murdered says revelations of cops’ misconduct “speaks volumes of the ethos” that runs through the Metropolitan police force.

Protests challenge the racist system

29 June 2020
The scale and radicalism of the month of Black Lives Matter protests continues to shake those in power.

Fight back against right wing lies—refugees are welcome here

27 June 2020
Right wingers want to use the stabbings in Glasgow to stoke a backlash against migrants and refugees

‘The anti-racist momentum should not be lost, we cannot be silenced’—protests across Britain

24 June 2020
Anti-racists “took the knee” for Black Lives Matter in towns and cities on Wednesday.

Reading stabbing is being used by the right

23 June 2020
The Tories are using the appalling stabbing of three people in Reading to push racism and repression.

Fight capitalism to smash racist system

23 June 2020
Right wingers are trying to create a backlash against the fantastic Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Anti-racist rage boils over in protests across the US

23 June 2020
Protests are continuing to rage across the US over the racist murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin a month ago. 

Oxford activists want to make sure Rhodes falls

22 June 2020
Student activists have vowed to keep fighting until the front of Oriel College, Oxford, no longer features a statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes

Labour report misses what led the party to lose election

22 June 2020
A report into the Labour Party’s 2019 general election defeat says the party has a “mountain to climb” to beat the Tories. But it reinforces both left and right wing explanations for the defeat—meaning it will be used to justify the party’s shift to the right.

How the sun set on the British empire

21 June 2020
As Britain’s rulers try to defend their colonial past, Sarah Bates looks at how resistance, imperialist rivalries and decline ended the biggest empire in the world

W.E.B Du Bois—a pioneer of anti-racist theory and struggle

21 June 2020
Du Bois was one of the most prolific and popular sociologists, academics and civil rights activists of the first half of the 20th century

Thousands more join fresh round of Black Lives Matter protests

20 June 2020
Some of the biggest mobilisations took place outside London

Tulsa: the city of Trump’s rally is the site of a racist massacre

20 June 2020
In 1921 racists wanted to put black people down, and break workers' unity

This movement must try to fight all forms of racism

20 June 2020
Although different groups are affected differently by racism this must not divide the struggle against it says Yuri Prasad  

Three years after Grenfell and people's homes are still not safe

19 June 2020
Three years on from the Grenfell Tower catastrophe, people are still living in hundreds of buildings that haven’t been stripped of dangerous cladding.

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