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Mobilise against dangerous new racist movement after FLA protest in London

10 October 2017
Several thousand people joined a march in central London on Saturday of last week called by the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).

Another death in detention centre - as judge rules hundreds have been wrongly detained

10 October 2017
A Jamaican man detained at Morton Hall immigration removal centre in Lincolnshire died in hospital on Tuesday of last week.

Racism was at the heart of Football Lads Alliance march

07 October 2017
The FLA claims that its marches are to oppose “extremism”. But it has attracted known racists and fascists—and Saturday’s protest showed its true colours.

Diane Abbott and trade unionists raise concerns about the Football Lads Alliance

06 October 2017
Labour’s shadow home secretary Diane Abbott and leading trade unionists have raised concerns about the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).

‘Rhodes Must Fall’ movement comes from Fringe to London

03 October 2017
The Fall tells the story of the occupation that sparked a movement which challenged the legacy of apartheid in South Africa, writes Bruce George

New Ukip boss Henry Bolton rails against migrants in first speech as leader

03 October 2017
New Ukip leader Henry Bolton kicked off his stint by attacking multiculturalism and immigration. Last week the former cop and soldier was elected Ukip’s fourth leader in just over a year.

Anti-racists will be on the streets as the Football Lads Alliance plans to march

03 October 2017
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) plans to put “thirty to forty thousand” onto the streets of central London this Saturday.

Stand Up To Racism conference is a key event to help take on the racist right

03 October 2017
Participants range from shadow ministers to trade unionists, campaigners, students and grassroots anti-racist activists. Dave Sewell looks at some of the reasons people will be there

Right’s ability to smear left as antisemitic weakened at Labour conference

02 October 2017
In a high point of his speech to Labour conference last month, Jeremy Corbyn affirmed his solidarity with the Palestinian people.

Ukip leadership contest deepens splits within the party

28 September 2017
The racist Ukip party is set to announce its new leader today, Friday, as the party’s conference begins in Torquay.

As refugee crisis grows in Europe, we say - let them in

26 September 2017
The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.

Who’s on the march? We investigate the Football Lads Alliance

22 September 2017
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) attracts people with a range of views, But fascists and racists joined its previous march, and it provides a platform around which Islamophobes organise.

US South—monuments to racism must fall

16 September 2017
The Confederate statues being brought down across the southern US states are monuments to slavery that were built to bolster white supremacy. They’ve got to go, argues historian Brian Kelly

Hundreds protest to defend rights of EU migrants

14 September 2017
Hundreds of people—most of them European Union (EU) migrants—rallied in Trafalgar Square last night Wednesday.

Tories’ immigration proposals need strong anti-racist response

06 September 2017
The government is plotting vicious new restrictions on the rights of migrants to Britain from European Union (EU) countries, a leaked document suggests

Take action when the Football Lads Alliance marches in London

05 September 2017
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) will take a message of unity and opposition to racism and Islamophobia onto the streets of London on Saturday 7 October.

Ukip is cruising nowhere fast as youth conference cancelled

05 September 2017
The threat of an anti-racist protest has forced hard right party Ukip to scrap a planned conference of its youth wing in Sheffield.

Nazis not welcome as EDL flops in Keighley

05 September 2017
More than 150 anti-fascists, trade unionists and residents joined a protest against the English Defence League (EDL) in Keighley, West Yorkshire, on Saturday of last week.

Anti-racists celebrate in Govanhill, Glasgow, with a parade and carnival

29 August 2017
Thousands of people turned out to an anti-racist festival in Scotland’s most diverse area, Govanhill in Glasgow, last weekend.

Racist cops try to ruin Notting Hill Carnival

29 August 2017
With a tribute to Grenfell, an anti-racist float and 1,000 arrests, this year’s Notting Hill Carnival was deeply political, Tomáš Tengely-Evans reports

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