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Anti-racism


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.

New reports say Britain’s state has ‘failed’ child refugees - and makes others less safe

12 July 2017
Britain’s government has let down refugee children in Europe, and patrols it supports in the Mediterranean have led to more deaths.

Police officers repeatedly ‘failed’ Bijan Ebrahimi in the run-up to his murder

05 July 2017
An Iranian refugee who was murdered by his neighbour in Bristol was “failed over a number of years”. That’s the damning finding of a report by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), the cop’s own pet watchdog.

‘Football Lads Alliance’—the threat of a new racist movement on the streets

04 July 2017
After thousands join a march with anti-Muslim speeches, Raymie Kiernan looks at who is behind it, what they are doing—and how to stop them

Increase in acid attacks as the state sanctions Islamophobia against Muslims

04 July 2017
A white man poured acid in two Muslims’ faces in a ‘hate crime’ in London last week—a sign that the government’s anti-terror strategy is stirring up racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Not one day more - Tories out demonstration

02 July 2017
Footage and voices from the demonstration

Pro-Palestine activists' legal win pressures Zionists - but Tory attacks continue

27 June 2017
A court ruling slapped down Tory attempts to curb the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign last week—giving a boost to pro-Palestinian campaigners.

Islamophobic attacks soar as media and politicians push anti-Muslim hate

27 June 2017
Police have reported a surge in Islamophobic “hate crimes” after the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks last month.

Defend migrants, not the European Union

27 June 2017
The left needs clarity in the Brexit debate. Dave Sewell argues that socialists should defend freedom of movement for migrants—and dump the bosses’ single market

A year after the Leave vote—fight for a socialist, anti-racist Brexit

27 June 2017
A year ago today Socialist Worker welcomed the result of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU). Were we right to do so?

Former Ukip leader, racist Nigel Farage, drowned out by protesters in Ramsgate

06 June 2017
It was an excellent afternoon for opponents of Ukip last Saturday.

‘Don’t attack Islam’—residents at London Bridge reject racist scapegoating

06 June 2017
After Saturday’s attack the area around London Bridge in central London was in lockdown.

Mobilise against racism after new refugee deaths

06 June 2017
After a new refugee tragedy underlined the urgent need to challenge racist immigration laws, anti-racists are preparing to protest straight after the general election on Thursday. 

Migrant workers say—‘Don't blame us for low pay’

06 June 2017
Politicians across the spectrum, from the Tories to Labour, accept the myth that migrants are to blame for lower wages. But striking migrant workers are pushing wages up

Theresa May shows Tory desperation with attack on migrant workers

31 May 2017
Theresa May responded to her crumbling lead in the polls by returning to what she knows best. This morning, Wednesday, she lashed out at immigrant workers.

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