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Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks

29 August 2017
Thousands of people marched through Rome last Saturday in protest at police violence against refugees.

Muslims and anti-racists in Barcelona won't let far right exploit terror attack

19 August 2017
Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night

Grief and anger after anti-racist killed in US—Trump has blood on his hands

15 August 2017
President Donald Trump’s racism has fuelled the far right violence on the streets, writes Alistair Farrow

Murder in Charlottesville—car ploughs into protesters in far right-inspired attack

13 August 2017
A woman has died and at least 19 other people injured after a far right-inspired attack on anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the US.

Low paid university workers provide a lesson for the whole labour movement

09 August 2017
If anyone is unsure what low paid, largely migrant workers can achieve when their union supports them, look no further than our inspirational fight at Soas—the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Donald Trump backs Republican senators’ plan to slash legal immigration in half

08 August 2017
Racist, sexist US president Donald Trump stepped up his assault on ordinary people last week

Lewisham 1977 - forty years on from when we smashed the Nazi National Front

08 August 2017
Forty years ago this week thousands of protesters blocked a Nazi march in south east London—and made history.

New group demands Labour back freedom of movement

07 August 2017
Labour activists, MPs and some trade union leaders have launched a campaign to “defend and extend” freedom of movement for migrants into Britain.

Organise against the Football Lads Alliance to rain on racists’ parade

01 August 2017
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) tries to pretend it is respectable but has attracted some of the worst elements of the far right.

Tory Brexit plan will make migrants more vulnerable

01 August 2017
The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.

The logic behind the crossover between Holocaust deniers and Israel’s allies

01 August 2017
If you keep crying “Wolf!” don’t be surprised when the real beast enters the room.

Unity defies the Nazi Britain First in Rochdale

25 July 2017
Around 150 people—mostly from Rochdale and Greater Manchester—outnumbered a national demonstration of 100 fascist Britain First protesters in Rochdale last Saturday.

Show of defiance and unity in Manchester following arson attack on mosque

22 July 2017
In a show of defiance days after their local mosque was set ablaze, around 200 peopler marched in Newton Heath, north Manchester, on Friday.

Anti-racists organise after third fire attack on mosque in Manchester

20 July 2017
A mosque used mainly by Nigerians in Manchester was set ablaze last Sunday after a four-year campaign of racist harassment.

Israeli clamp down at Al Aqsa mosque marks new crackdown on Palestinians

18 July 2017
Israel has launched a new crackdown on Palestinians in East Jerusalem, restricting Muslim access to the Al Aqsa mosque compound.

Reports round-up

18 July 2017
Shorts reports from the week including industrial action, refugee solidarity, opposing Ukip and resisting council cuts

Anti-racists in Cambridge and Manchester take action after Islamophobic abuse

18 July 2017
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) activists mobilised last week in response to racist attacks in Manchester and Cambridge.

Soul of a Nation exhibition paints a bold picture of Black Power

17 July 2017
A powerful new exhibition at Tate Modern brings together the work of black artists from across decades of struggle in the US, writes Harold Wilson

Detroit 1967 - five days of riots against the cops when the motorcity was burning

17 July 2017
Fifty years ago Detroit, the Motorcity, exploded in five days of rioting. The uprising marked the end of the Civil Rights era and the birth of Black Power

Buoyant mood on the Barts health picket lines as strikers win support

13 July 2017
Striking east London health workers have spoken about the big support they’ve received in their fight against low pay.

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