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Anti-racism


Increase in acid attacks as the state sanctions Islamophobia against Muslims

04 July 2017
A white man poured acid in two Muslims’ faces in a ‘hate crime’ in London last week—a sign that the government’s anti-terror strategy is stirring up racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Not one day more - Tories out demonstration

02 July 2017
Footage and voices from the demonstration

Pro-Palestine activists' legal win pressures Zionists - but Tory attacks continue

27 June 2017
A court ruling slapped down Tory attempts to curb the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign last week—giving a boost to pro-Palestinian campaigners.

Islamophobic attacks soar as media and politicians push anti-Muslim hate

27 June 2017
Police have reported a surge in Islamophobic “hate crimes” after the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks last month.

Defend migrants, not the European Union

27 June 2017
The left needs clarity in the Brexit debate. Dave Sewell argues that socialists should defend freedom of movement for migrants—and dump the bosses’ single market

A year after the Leave vote—fight for a socialist, anti-racist Brexit

27 June 2017
A year ago today Socialist Worker welcomed the result of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU). Were we right to do so?

Former Ukip leader, racist Nigel Farage, drowned out by protesters in Ramsgate

06 June 2017
It was an excellent afternoon for opponents of Ukip last Saturday.

‘Don’t attack Islam’—residents at London Bridge reject racist scapegoating

06 June 2017
After Saturday’s attack the area around London Bridge in central London was in lockdown.

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.

The campaign for independence needs a mass movement separate from the SNP

23 May 2017
It’s easy to forget that one of the reasons Theresa May called the snap election was to stop a second independence referendum.

Ordinary people rushed to help each other as Murdoch’s attack dogs went after Corbyn

23 May 2017
In the aftermath of the attack ordinary people rushed to help each other and collectively organise getting people to safety.

After Manchester attack—don't let right exploit horror

23 May 2017
A horrific bombing killed 22 people, including five children, as they left an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Nigel Farage is hounded by protesters as anti-racists take on the ‘politics of fear’

16 May 2017
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage had to face a Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) protest on his visit to Eastleigh in Hampshire on Sunday.

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.

Health workers in east London get organised at work to take on the racists

09 May 2017
Health workers in east London are organising to take the fight against racism into their workplaces.

Regional summits aim to kick racism out of the general election campaign

09 May 2017
The Tories and right wing press want their racist, nationalist vision for Brexit to dominate the general election campaign.

Birmingham activists say keep racism out of the general election campaign

09 May 2017
Over 130 people joined Stand Up To Racism's West Midlands regional summit in Birmingham today, Saturday.

Josephine Baker biography celebrates the rebel behind the singer

02 May 2017
Josephine Baker is most recognisable to some in her iconic skirt of rubber bananas as the “first black star of the world stage”.

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