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Anti-racism


EDL is blocked as thousands resist

12 July 2011
The racist English Defence League’s (EDL) planned summer of hate began badly as thousands from Plymouth to Middlesbrough marched against it last Saturday.

Defend Dale Farm Travellers from looming eviction

05 July 2011
Basildon council has issued 28 day notices to Travellers living at the Dale Farm site in Billericay, Essex.

The origins of racism

05 July 2011
The plague of racism continues to scar the world that we live in, even though there is no scientific basis whatsoever for the division of society into races. Race is a social construct that benefits our rulers.

Resist racism - join the protests

21 June 2011
Activists are organising to oppose the EDL’s plans for a summer of race hatred.

Thousands flock to Love Music Hate Racism festival in Ramsgate

21 June 2011

'I thought my brother might be dead'

21 June 2011
Mohammed was beaten and kicked by up to 50 thugs while he lay on the ground. He has extensive bruising over his entire body.

Exclusive: Brothers who faced racist attack after EDL march talk to Socialist Worker

21 June 2011
Two Muslim brothers were attacked and beaten close to their home in east London after a march by the racist English Defence League (EDL) last Saturday.

New book will defend multiculturalism

14 June 2011
The Prevent document makes fantastical reading.

Hundreds gather to oppose Islamophobia

24 May 2011
Hundreds of people took part in a conference on confronting anti-Muslim racism on Saturday in east London.

The murder that revealed extent of police racism

24 May 2011
The battle to find the killers of Stephen Lawrence transformed public opinion about the police and state institutions.

Will there finally be justice for Stephen Lawrence?

24 May 2011
Two of the racist gang members suspected of murdering black teenager Stephen Lawrence are to go on trial this November—18 years after his death.

At last an end to the 'wasted years'

10 May 2011
The legendary soul singer Marvin Gaye famously asked, "What’s Going On?" His 1971 album examined the US’s involvement in the Vietnam War.

Fighting for jobs and against racism

03 May 2011
Over 200 campaigners joined a lively march through Stoke called "Defending jobs, Standing up for communities" on Saturday of last week.

A definitive account of Malcolm X

12 April 2011
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable reviewed by Yuri Prasad

Manning Marable: Challenging racism

12 April 2011
When I first came across Manning Marable’s writing around 20 years ago, I had just come badly unstuck addressing a Socialist Workers Party meeting on the US Civil Rights Movement.

'March for justice for my uncle Smiley Culture'

05 April 2011
David Emmanuel, also known as the reggae artist Smiley Culture, died of a stab wound to the heart during a police raid on his home on 15 March.

Liverpool rallies against racism

05 April 2011
Over 100 people attended the Fighting Fascism & Islamophobia conference organised by Unite Against Fascism and the Unite union in Liverpool last Saturday.

United action against the EDL in Blackburn

05 April 2011
More than a thousand people demonstrated against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Blackburn last Saturday.

A strategy to ‘incorporate’ and head off radical resistance to racism

05 April 2011
The scale of the rioting panicked the ruling class and Margaret Thatcher’s government was forced to respond with a two-pronged strategy.

Brixton 1981: the great insurrection

05 April 2011
The poor of Brixton, south London, rose up against poverty and racism 30 years ago this week. Police stations and vans were set alight as thousands poured onto the streets. People were no longer prepared to put up with racist police officers and rising unemployment.

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