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Media feast on tiny turnouts of right wingers on protests

19 May 2020
Very small numbers of right wing protesters came out last weekend—and achieved massive publicity from the media.

Damning evidence of scale of black and Asian virus deaths

11 May 2020
Black people are four times more likely to die from coronavirus than whites, according to the Office for National Statistic (ONS).Fresh figures, published last week, showed black women are 4.3 times more likely to die and black men are 4.2 times more likely

Starvation and racism – life for Britain’s international students under lockdown

08 May 2020
Some international students are “starving” during the coronavirus lockdown, a charity has warned. And new research published this week shows that Asian students have also suffered an increase in racism.

Racism, not genetics, explains why Covid-19 hits black and Asian people harder

10 April 2020
The front page of Socialist Worker last week featured faces of some of the many workers in Britain who have died from coronavirus. Of the eight people pictured, six were black or Asian.

Cook’s tour drenched in blood

07 April 2020
British explorer James Cook arrived on the east coast of Australia 250 years ago. His incursion was part of a horrific imperialist expansion, writes Charlie Kimber

Windrush report slams government, but pulls back from fundamental change

19 March 2020
The Tories’ treatment of the Windrush generation of migrants was “consistent with some elements” of institutional racism, according to an official report.

Demand to open detention centres over coronavirus sickness fears

17 March 2020
Detainee rights organisations have said the Tories should “immediately release all immigration detainees”.

Protests and meetings build 21 March anti-racist demonstrations

07 March 2020
People marched against deportations, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged people to take to the streets to “show our opposition to the rise of racism”

New protests planned over vicious Tory deportation regime

05 March 2020
Campaigners have been boosted by the release—at least temporarily—of one person who had been readied for deportation.

‘Bring in all the refugees —give them asylum now’

03 March 2020
As European border forces prepare to beat back thousands of refugees, the call needs to go out to let them in.

Why you should join the march against racism

03 March 2020
We need to hurl back the Tory government’s racist offensive. Activists say you should join the Stand Up To Racism national demonstrations in London and Glasgow on Saturday 21 March

Their free speech and ours

25 February 2020
As debates rage on the left over whose opinions should we allow to be heard, the right pose as free speech defenders to justify bigotry. Simon Basketter speaks his mind

Fury after racists assault black man in London pub

24 February 2020
Fury erupted outside the Duke of Wellington in west London last Saturday after racists assaulted a black man at the pub.

Eugenics scandal exposes Tory bigotry

18 February 2020
Andrew Sabisky always dreamed it was his destiny that one day he would work at 10 Downing Street. And that day was last Monday.

Divisions tear through Labour on the eve of leadership vote

18 February 2020
As members begin voting for the next Labour leader this week, debates about transphobia, Palestine solidarity and the party’s election defeat are raging, reports Nick Clark

LETTERS - Bristol university students fought against Israeli apartheid

17 February 2020
The Tory society at the University of Bristol recently organised a meeting entitled, A Unique Military Alliance—Israel and the UK.

Deported man speaks out - ‘I have no work, no money and am in constant pain’

16 February 2020
A disabled man who was one of the 17 people deported to Jamaica on Tuesday says he’s living in “constant pain” because he doesn’t have access to medication. 

Campaign for return of disabled man deported to Jamaica

13 February 2020
The Tories' vicious deportation regime is causing massive suffering

Build the resistance to Tories’ rancid racism

11 February 2020
Anti-racists and socialists have repeatedly said that Boris Johnson will use racism in order to shore up his rule and divide opposition. His 81-seat majority in parliament makes it easier for the Tories to force through more attacks.

Tory plan for mass deportation to Jamaica suffers setback

10 February 2020
A Jamaican man says he faces “death and nothing else” if the Tories manage to deport him on Tuesday.

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