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Theresa May's talk of 'centre ground' can't mask her dangerous right wing vision

05 October 2016
Prime minister Theresa May closed a Conservative Party conference of hard right wing policies by laying out her “vision” in a speech today, Wednesday.

Anger as politicians pledge to demolish Calais 'jungle'

04 October 2016
The “jungle” shantytown of refugees in Calais is to be demolished “in the next few weeks”, French prime minister Manuel Valls vowed last Sunday.

What’s behind Labour’s migrant panic?

04 October 2016
Too many Labour politicians are going along with the Tories’ racist arguments that migrants are taking jobs, houses and driving down wages. Dave Sewell looks at the facts

Activists build for Stand Up To Racism conference to launch mass movement

03 October 2016
It will bring together solidarity with refugees, opposition to the Islamophobic Prevent strategy, organising against racist attacks and activists in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Defend refugees, organise against the rise in racist attacks

27 September 2016
Anti-racists are organising solidarity with migrant workers and Muslims under attack.

Refugee deaths are the bitter fruit of European Union and British repression

27 September 2016
Hundreds of migrants drowned off the coast of Egypt yesterday, Wednesday. It was the bitter fruit of European Union (EU) naval operation in Libya that includes British ships.

World leaders look on as refugees drown

20 September 2016
Dave Sewell looks at a United Nations Refugee Agency report which details the scale of the crisis as world leaders plan a new clampdown on refugees

Need for unity after racist attack in Leeds

13 September 2016
A group of up to 20 teenagers beat up a Polish man in Leeds, West Yorkshire, last week in a suspected racially aggravated assault.

Hate that has deep roots—Christine Delphy speaks out against Islamophobia

13 September 2016
Sociologist Christine Delphy, one of France’s leading feminists, spoke to Socialist Worker.

Protest demands closure of Yarl's Wood detention centre

10 September 2016
Around 300 people, many of them refugees and asylum seekers, rallied despite the rain outside Yarl's Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire today.

Home Office deportations to Jamaica show racism at core of British state

07 September 2016
Some 60 people were deported to Jamaica today, Wednesday, on a flight chartered by the Home Office and with the cooperation of the Jamaican state.

The Tories can be beaten - but only if we fight

07 September 2016
The Tories marked their return from a long summer holiday by doing what they do best—whipping up racism and fighting among themselves.

Demonstration demanding demolition of Calais 'jungle' camp aids the racists

07 September 2016
Lorry drivers, shopkeepers, farmers, police, dockers and right wing politicians are protested this week in Calais to demand the demolition of the “jungle” refugee camp.

Fight to defend migrant rights

07 September 2016
Tory prime minister Theresa May could ban European Union (EU) migrants from coming to Britain unless they have a job. The family of a much-needed nurse, teacher or construction worker could be barred.

Anti-racists hold unity vigil after Polish migrant killed in Harlow

01 September 2016
Over 200 people joined a vigil for Polish migrant Arkadiusz "Arek" Jowik in Harlow, Essex, last night, Wednesday.

Black Lives Matter takes politics back into Carnival

30 August 2016
Notting Hill Carnival’s roots lie in fighting racism, but it’s become corporate and heavily policed. Alistair Farrow spoke to Carnival-goers and activists

Hundreds protest against 'burkini' ban

26 August 2016
Protesters took to the streets against “burkini” bans today, Friday, as a constitutional stand-off developed in France over whether they would continue to be implemented.

Police killing of Dalian Atkinson was ‘legalised murder'

23 August 2016
Dalian Atkinson’s family faces a long fight for justice after his killing, writes Dave Sewell

Black—an insightful tale of racism, poverty and alienation

23 August 2016
Black is a film adaptation of books by author Dirk Bracke—influenced by William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Arthur Laurents’ West Side Story,

French cops ramp up terror as refugee numbers grow in Calais

16 August 2016
A wave of state harassment and the arrival of new refugees are making conditions in the “jungle” shantytown in Calais even more intolerable.

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