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Trade unionists are taking the fight against racism into the workplaces

17 January 2017
The Stand Up To Racism trade union conference is a chance to organise against racism, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer

‘I will not be silent after racist attack’

17 January 2017
Nahella Ashraf, an activist from Manchester Stand Up To Racism (SUTR), speaks out after being subjected to a racist attack on a trip to Hammersmith, west London, earlier this month

Broad support for Stand Up To Racism protest against Donald Trump

16 January 2017
Over 50 MPs, trade unionists, anti-racism campaigners, faith leaders and others have signed a statement calling for support for the Stand Up To Racism demonstration this Friday on the day that Donald Trump is inaugurated.

New protests as activists demand justice for man murdered by police, Yassar Yaqub

10 January 2017
Angry protesters blocked the M62 motorway on Monday evening to mark a week since police shot and killed Yassar Yaqub.

No retreat on free movement - Take the fight to the racists

03 January 2017
Anti-racists are organising to push back the Tories’ assault on migrants, refugees and Muslims.

No more backsliding on defending migrants

03 January 2017
It’s no surprise that 2017 begins with attacks on migrant workers. But it’s disappointing that so many come from members of the Labour Party.

Fight to open the borders as refugee dies in France

03 January 2017
A 17 year old Congolese refugee died at the French port of Dunkirk on Christmas Eve in the 17th known death at Britain’s border in 2016.

Activists resist Tories' Islamophobic Prevent strategy and racism

03 January 2017
Some 60 children a week were referred under the Tories’ Islamophobic “Prevent” strategy between March 2015 and March 2016.

Anti-racists rally against Islamophobic attacks in east London and Edinburgh

22 December 2016
Some 200 people protested in solidarity with a Muslim who was attacked in Chingford, north east London, last night, Wednesday.

Tories split on Brussels—it's time to sprout resistance

13 December 2016
One thing will be certain in 2017—the Tories will continue to tear one another apart over Brexit.

Labour, Ukip and workers

13 December 2016
Labour politicians claim the party has to be ‘tougher’ on immigration—or risk losing workers to Ukip. Nick Clark argues that aping the racist party will only fuel its success

Tory 'counter-terrorism' and Prevent has driven up Islamophobic racism

13 December 2016
Activists slammed the Tories’ “Prevent” strategy at an Islamic Human Rights Commission’s (IHRC) event last Saturday.

Britain is segregated - between rich and poor

06 December 2016
Racists have seized on a new report on segregation in Britain.

Louise Casey's segregation report will whip up racism and demonise Muslims

06 December 2016
A new report sparked headlines that migrants are not “integrating” into British society.

Yarl's Wood detainees speak out during protest in solidarity with refugees

06 December 2016
A big protest in defence of refugees made links with detainees locked up at Yarl’s Wood, reports Freya Blake

Anti-fascist movement stops Nazi election win for Norbert Hofer in Austria

06 December 2016
Nazi Norbert Hofer failed to win in a re-run of the Austrian presidential election, writes Sadie Robinson

Remembering Rock Against Racism—how music helped to fight the Nazis

06 December 2016
Rock Against Racism (RAR) was formed 40 years ago. A new book, Reminiscences of RAR, gives voice to some of those involved. Sadie Robinson looks at some of those voices.

The single market is a tool for the bosses

06 December 2016
Ordinary people are told that it is in their interests to support the European Single Market. In reality the single market was designed to nurture and protect giant corporations.

Campaigners call unity vigil in east London after vicious acid attack

29 November 2016
Activists in east London are organising to make sure their area is not divided by racism.

Defend free movement—not the single market

29 November 2016
Theresa May’s Tory government wants to “have its cake and eat it” in Brexit negotiations—but that’s not going to happen.

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