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Young people in Sweden revolt against austerity and racism

28 May 2013
Åsa Hjalmers reports on the riots that have shaken Sweden’s capital Stockholm over the past week

SWP statement: Don’t let racists divide us after Woolwich attack

23 May 2013
Racists and right wingers are trying to use yesterday’s horrific killing in south London to divide working people and whip up hatred of Muslims.

Dutch far right reaches out to Nazis

22 May 2013
Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch racist populist Party for Freedom is seeking an alliance with France's Front National.

The myth of the predatory black male and white woman slave

21 May 2013
Moral panics about non-white men targeting white women have a long history. The late 19th century saw scares about a “white slave trade” in Western women.

Abuse in Oxford - turning a scandal into a race scare

21 May 2013
The horrific child sexual abuse exposed in recent court cases has been labelled an Asian 'grooming' scandal. Judith Orr spoke to Ella Cockbain about how the issue is being exploited to further demonise Muslims

Protesters march against the racist SDL in Dumfries

21 May 2013
Some 200 people turned out to protest against the racist Scottish Defence League (SDL) in Dumfries last Saturday.

New film needs support to expose injustice

21 May 2013
In 2012 director Ken Fero and Migrant Media made a film about the fight for justice for Sean Rigg.

Breakthrough for Sean Rigg's family as report condemns earlier investigation

21 May 2013
Samantha Rigg-David talked to Judith Orr about how a new report has vindicated her family’s long campaign for justice over her brother Sean’s death

Fascists try to whip up racism

21 May 2013
The British National Party and the English Defence League have exploited grooming.

Stop the racist EDL in Newcastle

14 May 2013
Unite Against Facism is mobilising against a national demonstration by the English  Defence League in Newcastle on Saturday 25 May. 

Trade union motion to defend migrants

14 May 2013
The argument about scapegoating migrants needs to be taken up urgently.

New Tory measures aim to criminalise migrants

14 May 2013
The government launched a new assault on immigrants in last week’s queen’s speech.

We must not play into Ukip's hands

14 May 2013
The queen’s speech last week made clear the government’s strategy. It is to move right and savage the working class in an attempt to recapture votes that have leeched to Ukip.

Who voted Ukip? Richer, older people in Tory areas

07 May 2013
Ukip made gains partly by appealing to people who are angry at the mainstream parties.

Migrants in Greece have fled war and oppression

07 May 2013
Walid from Homs, Syria, fled to Greece to escape war. "I wasn’t part of the uprising in Syria, I just stayed in my house," he told Socialist Worker.

Greece - life in the camps

07 May 2013
Abdullah from Somalia spent six months in a detention camp in Greece. "You are hungry all the time in there," he told Socialist Worker. "At ten in the morning they give you milk that’s thin like water. Then there’s a really small meal at four and another at eight.

Menace of Golden Dawn stalks migrants

07 May 2013
The skeletal ruins of the old Peiraiki-Patraiki textile factories dominate the landscape south of Patras, Greece’s third city.

Greece - migrants' daily battle to avoid the camps

07 May 2013
Tens of thousands of migrants have been rounded up into detention camps across Greece since August last year. Conditions are horrific.

Migrant workers in Greece speak out - we are not criminals. We are not beggars. We are workers

07 May 2013
Sheds covered with plastic sheeting surround the farms around Manolada in western Greece. Twenty or more migrant workers have to live in each one.

As Tories slash services and blame migrants… resist racism

07 May 2013
The local elections in England and Wales last week will have given confidence to racists across Britain.

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