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National strike in France as far right threat grows

05 October 2021
Workers in France launched a day of strikes and mass demonstrations on Tuesday of this week.

Don’t let Black History Month be tamed

28 September 2021
Has Black History Month become a pale reflection of what it should be?

Chaos as Tories panic over fuel crisis

27 September 2021
Queues and goods shortages are the result of an unplanned unprepared economy writes, Charlie Kimber

School exclusions hit Traveller and black students

26 September 2021
 Exclusions are a product of a broken education system obsessed with exams and directed towards a single model of 'success'

Pandemic was ‘golden ticket’ for cops to harass black people

15 September 2021
Black people were more likely to be stopped by cops, threatened or subject to police violence and falsely accused of rule-breaking and wrong-doing during the pandemic.

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy

09 September 2021
Supporters of president Jair Bolsonaro hope their mobilisations and military pressure will keep him in office

Tory MPs want border guards to ‘drop refugees on a French beach’ if they make it to Britain

08 September 2021
British border guards could gain the power to stop, board and instantly send back refugee boats in the English Channel.

Anti-racists outnumber fascists in Croydon protests

07 September 2021
Trade unionists and anti-fascists rallied in south London to say ‘Afghan refugees are welcome’ and to oppose racism, reports Michael Holland

Migrants, shortages and wages

03 September 2021
Some on the left say reduced numbers of migrant workers led pay to rise. Charlie Kimber argues the real cause of low wages and terrible conditions has been the failure of unions to fight for better

Hurricane Katrina—class, race and climate change

31 August 2021
As flash flooding and tornadoes hit the north-east United States, Sophie Squire looks at the lessons from Hurricane Katrina in 2005

The Troublemaker —300,000 homes could be built on London golf courses 

31 August 2021
London’s golf courses make up an area larger than the borough of Brent and there is enough space on publicly owned courses to house 300,000 people, according to new research.

Cruel Tory asylum system awaits Afghan refugees

31 August 2021
The situation for Afghan refugees fleeing the Taliban and arriving in Britain is becoming ever more critical.

Hunger and fear for people who were deported to Zimbabwe

26 August 2021
Men deported to Zimbabwe by the Home Office last month are being forced to live on the streets and are in fear of arrest. Yet Priti Patel wants more mass deportations.

State tried to derail Black Lives Matter

24 August 2021
Something of an echo of the establishment panic of the late 1960s is reverberating around the seats of power in Britain and the US.

Don’t be fooled—there is money for refugees

24 August 2021
The right is spinning arguments against refugees coming to Britain. They claim there’s “no room” or “not enough money” to take them all in.

Warmongers used racism then and now, say Muslim campaigners

24 August 2021
Life for many Muslims changed for the worse when Britain invaded Afghanistan 20 years ago

Babylon’s Burning—music, culture and the fight against fascism

23 August 2021
Author Rick Blackman told Socialist Worker about his new book linking three campaigns, from 1958 to today

What’s behind the right’s war on Critical Race Theory?

03 August 2021
Why is a low level war raging in the US on the subject of Critical Race Theory?

Almost 200 people died after contact with cops last year

29 July 2021
At least 190 people died after contact with the police in England and Wales last year.

Tory ‘summer season’ of deportations shows up brutality of Britain’s immigration rules

28 July 2021
The Tories are pressing ahead with a “summer season” of deportations.

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