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Anti-racism


Hospitals - Tories’ racist message to migrants is, keep out

02 May 2017
One hospital is giving out leaflets telling patients without the right papers to pay up or risk being kicked out of Britain. Dave Sewell continues our investigation into the racist clampdown in the NHS

Muslim woman who disrupted Ukip’s election launch says, ‘Take on the racists’

02 May 2017
A Muslim woman who disrupted the racist Ukip party’s general election launch today has called on people to “protest against the racists wherever they go”.

Malia Bouattia losing NUS presidency is setback for left—but right haven't won

02 May 2017
Malia Bouattia lost her campaign to be re-elected as National Union of Students (NUS) president yesterday, Wednesday.

Iraqi family speaks out: ‘The way government treats refugees fuels racism’

02 May 2017
A family of Iraqi refugees has compared their intimidation by racists on the streets to that by the Home Office.

Thousands of Palestinians join general strike in solidarity with prisoners

02 May 2017
Clashes erupted across the West Bank last Friday as Palestinians held a “day of rage” in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners.

Don’t sit on the sidelines—let’s kick out Theresa May and fight for an alternative

25 April 2017
Jeremy Corbyn is energising swathes of people who want to see the back of the Tories.

Racist rules refuse NHS care to thousands of people due to their immigration status

18 April 2017
Cruel immigration checks are putting vulnerable people off seeking the health care they need, writes Dave Sewell

Anti-racist march applauded in Croydon after horrific attack on asylum seeker

11 April 2017
Alistair Farrow reports from Croydon anti-racist march, while Sadie Robinson speaks to migrants about the hell that is Britain's immigration system

Ken Livingstone, Labour and the fight against antisemitism

11 April 2017
Everyone should stand against the attempt to force the Labour Party to expel Ken Livingstone.

New play pulls no punches about deaths in custody

11 April 2017
Custody is a powerful piece of theatre, which examines the impact on an ordinary family whose innocent son dies at the hands of the police in a “routine stop and search”. Meanwhile a Rock Against Racism posters exhibition is on tour

New TV drama Guerrilla celebrates a hidden history of united anti-racist struggle

11 April 2017
The show portrays the Black Power movement in Britain and the state’s quest to crush it—and it’s well worth watching, writes Moyra Samuels

Who James Baldwin was and why you should see I Am Not Your Negro

11 April 2017
Elizabeth Grant-Campbell reviews I Am Not Your Negro, a new film about radical writer and activist James Baldwin, and Dave Sewell looks at the work and politics of a unique fighter against oppression

East London teenager to be deported by Tories' racist rules speaks out

11 April 2017
Abdul Hassan, who turned 19 today, Sunday, spoke to Socialist Worker about the trauma the threat is causing him.

Welcome to America: our vicious border controls just got nastier

11 April 2017
Border guards and immigration cops, boosted by Donald Trump's election, are sowing terror and wrecking lives in south western US states. Migrants and campaigners spoke to Alistair Farrow

The Labour Party and the 'national interest'

04 April 2017
Nothing good can come of putting nation before class

As Theresa May triggers Article 50 activists say 'defend migrant workers'

04 April 2017
As Theresa May sent her letter to the European Union (EU) yesterday, Wednesday, campaigners sent her a clear message that they will stand with migrants from EU countries.

Resist racist violence with a mass movement

04 April 2017
Most ordinary people are genuinely horrified by what happened—but much of the media’s reaction is disgustingly hypocritical

Croydon race hate attack fuelled by Tory lies

04 April 2017
A vicious racist attack in Croydon, south London, has left a young refugee with a fractured skull, a fractured spine and a blood clot on his brain.

International news round up

04 April 2017
Stories from the resistance to police violence in France, and solid strikes by Irish transport workers fighting pay cuts

Nazis need cops’ protection for a march in London, and plan action later this week

04 April 2017
Nazis were outnumbered in London last week by anti-fascist protesters but are planning actions this week in Birmingham and Lanarkshire

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