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Essex cops target opposition to school’s military programme

26 April 2021
Does challenging a school’s policies warrant a visit from the cops? Essex police seem to think so.

Activists in the US speak out—why our fight for justice isn’t over

24 April 2021
There are big questions and debates opening up about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement

Fight killer cops after Floyd trial

19 April 2021
Rage at a racist system and killer cops continued to burn as closing statements were heard on Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin.

Thousands take to streets against Tory police bill

17 April 2021
Over 1,000 people took to the streets of London on Saturday as part of the second Kill The Bill day of action.

Here are the Kill The Bill protests this weekend

15 April 2021
These are protests that have been advertised for Saturday and Sunday against the police bill.

Furious protests after cops kill black man Daunte Wright near Minneapolis

13 April 2021
Protesters raged on the streets of Brooklyn Center just outside Minneapolis on Sunday after cops murdered a black man.

Join actions this weekend to kill the Tory police bill

13 April 2021
The second major Kill the Bill day of action on Saturday should be a day of anger, resistance and defiance.

Defend the Shell 7

13 April 2021
The trial began on Monday of seven people, including two Extinction Rebellion co-founders, charged with £25,000 of criminal damage at Shell’s London headquarters.

Repression is rulers’ response to crisis

13 April 2021
The Tory government’s Police and Crime Bill is a very nasty attack on civil liberties. But it’s not an aberration.

Racist police system killed George Floyd—not just one bad cop

06 April 2021
Chauvin could be sacrificed in an effort to save the institution of the police as a whole. He has to be found guilty, but that won’t change the nature of the cops

The Brixton Uprising—when rage burned on the streets

06 April 2021
Riots in Brixton 40 years ago this month turned the tables on racist cops. Alex Wheatle and Cecil Gutzmore spoke to Socialist Worker about their experiences of the riots and why the anger that caused them still exists today

Support riots and fight for a revolution to uproot racism

06 April 2021
Riots are a period of energised fury that see oppressed people express their anger at the system. They give a voice to those who have had theirs taken away and can expose injustices in society.

The Troublemaker —Open the books of Tory MP who made cash off slavery

06 April 2021
A Tory MP whose family made millions through slavery has amended his accounts and ­financial declaration-—again.

To kill the bill, protests must continue to grow

05 April 2021
The police are taking their revenge on people who have joined Kill The Bill protests.

Protests at new level as thousands march across Britain against police bill

03 April 2021
From London to Glasgow, from Weymouth to Newcastle, protesters poured on to the streets

Why are Travellers, Roma and Gypsies oppressed?

03 April 2021
While the Tories are ramming through a police bill that will make life harder for Travellers, Roma and Gypsies, Labour are scapegoating them ahead of local elections.

Anger as police action at Clapham Common is deemed to have been ‘justified’

30 March 2021
A "watchdog"—in truth a tame servant—has found the Metropolitan Police “acted appropriately” at the vigil held for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common earlier this month.

How to join the Kill The Bill protests on 2, 3, 4 April

30 March 2021
A list of some of the protests set for the Easter holiday

Key issues in the fight against the police bill

29 March 2021
With protests growing around Britain, Isabel Ringrose looks at what’s at stake—and what we can do

Thousands protest across Britain after third night of police violence in Bristol

27 March 2021
Big marches against the Tories' police bill took place in towns and cities across Britain.

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