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Victory as Penally camp closes, but keep up battle for refugee rights

18 March 2021
This is living proof that protesting against the Tories’ attempt to scapegoat refugees works

We need ‘serious disruption’ to kill Tory police bill

17 March 2021
MPs have taken another step towards making it much harder for people to protest in Britain.

Black Power in Britain—as told by those who fought

16 March 2021
A new BBC documentary tells the history of anti-racist resistance in the 60s and 70s, featuring interviews with leading activists

Join day of action on 20 March—say no to racism

16 March 2021
Anti-racists worldwide are preparing to mobilise in street protests and online rallies this Saturday.

The alleged killer of Sarah Everard belonged to institutionally sexist force

15 March 2021
Wayne Couzens is charged with the ­kidnapping and murder of Sarah Everard. He is a ­firearms officer from Scotland Yard’s elite Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command.

Tories’ draconian police bill will ensure many more repeats of Clapham Common

14 March 2021
What happened on Clapham Common on Saturday evening will be repeated, but more often and with more brutality if a new bill goes through parliament.

Anti-racists show solidarity after Nazi graffiti in Edinburgh, Gravesend and Huntingdon

12 March 2021
Anti-racists have organised solidarity after vile Nazi graffiti appeared on buildings and places of worship in Edinburgh, Gravesend and Huntingdon.

Police arrests follow anti-racist protests in Cardiff

11 March 2021
Those facing charges or potential charges took part in demonstrations after the death of Mohamud Hassan

Refugees in Napier and Penally camps feel vindicated after damning report

10 March 2021
Refugees trapped in camps across Britain felt “depressed and hopeless at their circumstances”, according to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICBI).

International round-up—France, Switzerland, Tunisia and Myanmar

09 March 2021
Thousands of people joined marches in the run-up to International Women’s Day across France last weekend.

Letters—Catalan political prisoners and the fight for independence

09 March 2021
Catalonian struggles + International Working Women's Day + Trans rights + Anti-Traveller racism

Don’t let Tory intimidation take away right to protest

08 March 2021
The right to protest is under severe attack as the Tories ramp up the fining of protesters and look set to keep restrictions in place for months.

Rage at racism as trial of cop involved in George Floyd killing begins

08 March 2021
US authorities were braced for protests as the jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a cop involved in the death of George Floyd.

Blood money—how wealth created by slavery bankrolled capitalist Britain

06 March 2021
The rich who gained from slavery hope talking up their charitable investments will help them escape people’s anger. But as Isabel Ringrose argues, they grabbed obscene amounts of money through the slave trade and in compensation—and they should be forced to pay for it

System bars Shamima Begum from coming home

02 March 2021
The court ruling that Begum can’t enter Britain sets a racist precedent that anyone’s citizenship can be stripped away says Isabel Ringrose

Outrage after racist attack in Southampton

01 March 2021
Anti-racists are calling for active solidarity after a university lecturer was subjected to a violent, racist attack while out jogging.

Workers won’t benefit if Covid and racism drive out migrants

01 March 2021
Reports have found that large numbers of migrants are leaving Britain. It’s all caused by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic—and a punishing immigration system, argues Sam Ord

Over 1,000 trade unionists resolve to build anti-racist fight at online conference

27 February 2021
Over 1,000 workers, trade unionists and anti-racists discussed fighting racism and inequality in workplaces at a conference on Saturday.

Gavin Williamson’s ‘free speech’ is an attack on our rights to organise

22 February 2021
The Tories’ crackdown on universities means protecting bigots from opposition. But as Nick Clark shows, real free speech battles have always involved defending the right to protest

The Black Panthers and the revenge of the revolution

21 February 2021
In a packed hall in downtown Chicago in 1969 Black Panther founder Bobby Seale stood alongside local leader Fred Hampton. He was making a speech to a newly established district of the party.

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