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Cold, hunger and racism—refugees trapped in Penally camp speak out over conditions

13 February 2021
Refugees trapped at a camp in west Wales are cold, hungry and live constant fear of catching coronavirus.

Vigil marks month since death of Mohamud Hassan after contact with 52 cops

10 February 2021
'I didn’t know there were even 52 officers at the station, how on Earth does that happen?' asks a Cardiff activist

Border curbs and Covid—don’t let the racists divide us

09 February 2021
Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.

Investigation aims to label the left and protest movements ‘extremist’

08 February 2021
The government has chosen a former Labour MP turned Lord to lead an investigation into “extremism on the far left”.

Asylum seeker in Kent army barracks speaks out—‘We are locked up in hell’

06 February 2021
The Tories have corralled hundreds of refugees into a disused army barracks in Kent. Darius told Isabel Ringrose about the appalling conditions inside the place that is ‘not suitable for a human being’

Tories lock refugees in a coronavirus ‘breeding ground’

01 February 2021
Asylum seekers held at an ex-army camp in Kent have protested against the appalling conditions they’ve been kept in during the Covid-19 pandemic

Anti-racists celebrate after Stansted 15 court victory

30 January 2021
Melanie Strickland, one of the Stansted 15, told Socialist Worker, 'It feels great to win. It’s been nearly four years since the action, I thought it would never end.'

Anti-racists slam new Tory block on child refugees coming to Britain

27 January 2021
The Tory government has slammed the door shut on unaccompanied child refugees trying to make it to safety in Britain.

Tory vaccine rollout fails black and Asian people despite higher risk of death

27 January 2021
Black and Asian people have died from coronavirus in disproportionate numbers because of disastrous Tory policies and systematic racism. And now it’s emerged that NHS England hadn’t even been counting how many had have been vaccinated. 

Emmanuel Macron wages war at home and abroad

26 January 2021
French president Emmanuel Macron said last week that France would offer “no repentance or apologies” for the colonisation of Algeria or the eight-year war it waged against Algerian independence, in which perhaps a million people died.

Majority of people not in favour of reduced immigration, says new poll

25 January 2021
A new survey has exposed the lie that the Tories’ racist immigration controls have popular support

So who was Trump really?

22 January 2021
Donald Trump has left the White House but debates over his legacy will rage on. Isabel Ringrose looks at how socialists should understand his time in office

Black and Asian workers hit hardest by pandemic job losses

22 January 2021
Black and Asian workers have been hit the most by job cuts during the pandemic.

End cops’ racist system

19 January 2021
A BBC Panorama programme this week shone a light on deaths in police custody. Just days before it was broadcast, Mohamud Hassan died after being held by police in Cardiff, south Wales.

Four icons of black liberation argue racism and resistance in One Night in Miami

15 January 2021
One Night in Miami imagines a real life meeting between heroes of the Civil Rights Movement—and brings intense debates to life

Mike Davis—‘Put forward radical demands and match the mood for socialism’

14 January 2021
US writer and activist Mike Davis spoke at a Socialist Workers Party meeting this week on what the US crisis means for those at the top of society—and for the left

Israel keeps coronavirus vaccine from people in Palestine

12 January 2021
The latest outrage shows that the so-called ‘two-state solution’ is a sham, says Nick Clark

Georgia Democrat wins mark Southern change

11 January 2021
The victory of two Democrat senators in the southern state of Georgia has tipped the scales in Joe Biden’s favour just before he becomes president.

Fascism is more than a racist movement

11 January 2021
A sinister collection of Trump supporters, far right conspiracy theorists and outright fascists were in the crowd that broke in the US Capitol building. There is no doubt Nazis were at the core.

The true story of how the FBI smeared Martin Luther King

10 January 2021
Using newly revealed documents, MLK/FBI delves into how the US ruling class sought to undermine the Civil Rights movement

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