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Anti-racism


Are British attitudes moving to the right?

07 May 2013
The Tories are panicking a bit after Ukip took a bite out of their support in local elections on 2 May.

Don't let Ukip set the tune for political debate

07 May 2013
 The Tories are promising a new onslaught against working class people. And politicians are using Ukip’s recent electoral success as an excuse to scapegoat immigrants.

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.

BBC survey exposes government scaremongering over Bulgarians and Romanians

23 April 2013
A new survey has exposed the lies that recent scaremongering about immigration has been built on. 

Greece - fury at racist shootings

23 April 2013
Farm supervisors opened fire into a crowd of 200 migrant workers on a strawberry farm in the village of Manolada, western Greece, last week. 

Britain's police are still rotten to the core

23 April 2013
The racist murder of teenager Stephen Lawrence opened up the institutional racism at the heart of Britain’s police 20 years ago.

Paris bosses in racism row

16 April 2013
Bosses in Paris told “black and Arab” porters not to come to work on the day of a visit by the Israeli president. That’s according to workers in the SUD union at the Gare du Nord station.

Stop the racists in Brighton

16 April 2013
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) activists in Brighton are set to oppose the fascists and racists who annually “march for England” on St George’s day weekend.

Guantanamo guards terrorise prisoners on hunger strike

16 April 2013
The last British detainee in Guantanamo Bay has spoken out about conditions in the prison and why he’s on hunger strike.

Corrupt cops protected Stephen’s racist killers

16 April 2013
Racists killed Stephen Lawrence on 22 April 1993. At least three of Stephen’s killers remain at large. The reason is police corruption.

Rich used racism to divide ordinary people

16 April 2013
Martin Luther King was a young minister in the town of Montgomery, Alabama.

Birmingham, Alabama, 1963: Freedom now!

16 April 2013
For five weeks television viewers around the world saw non-violent protesters, including young children, attacked by police with dogs and fire hoses. They saw Martin Luther King arrested and jailed. They saw white racist thugs lining up to batter  unarmed black people. And after they had seen all that they asked, how can this be happening in the heart of the “free world”?

Injustice round-up

05 April 2013
Investigation into racism against firefighter | Hillsborough inspector has case to answer

Bigotry, Labour and Migrants

21 March 2013
Socialist Worker examines why Ed Miliband and the Labour Party are so quick to join the growing anti-migrant panic pushed by the Tories and Ukip

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