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Get angry at profiteers, not ordinary people

12 January 2021
Every action from the Tories rams home that the class divide runs through the whole approach to the virus.

Family demand justice for Mohamud Hassan

12 January 2021
Mohamud Mohammed Hassan was arrested at his home in Cardiff last Friday, released without charge on Saturday morning and died on Saturday night

Don’t let lockdown laws stop our right to resist

08 January 2021
The latest lockdown legislation brings in worrying assaults on protest rights

Protest calls for sacking of cop after attack on black teenager

19 December 2020
Anti-racists rallied on the road outside Tottenham police station on Saturday after fresh footage emerged of a violent assault on a black teenager.

White men most likely to commit child sexual exploitation, says Home Office report

16 December 2020
Most of those who commit child sex exploitation (CSE) offences in groups are white men, according to a Home Office report. 

Surge of anger after cops attack a black teenager

14 December 2020
The cops are facing a backlash after a violent assault on a black teenager in north London last week. 

Cops target socialists in Greece with arrests

07 December 2020
Greek police arrested more than 100 people, including leading members of the Socialist Workers Party, at a rally on Sunday.

Police ramp up repression as tens of thousands join protests in France

06 December 2020
Around 100,000 people joined 90 demonstrations across France on Saturday against the government’s repressive global security law.

Inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh gets underway

01 December 2020
A public inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh in police custody in Fife, near Edinburgh, began on Monday.

Doubts over Rashan Charles cop report

30 November 2020
New research by the Shine A Light group of investigative journalists has raised fresh questions over the police account of the death of Rashan Charles.  

The Troublemaker—Top Met cop defends targeting ‘black lads’ for stop and search  

30 November 2020
London top cop Cressida Dick has claimed that stop and search tactics are saving the lives of young black men in London. This is because they are more likely to carry knives apparently. 

Small Axe—Red, White and Blue shows truth of racist police

29 November 2020
The third film in Steve McQueen’s series takes on the institutional racism that exists in the police

Letters: Continue the fight for Palestine—but outside of the Labour Party

20 November 2020
The right has continuously deemed left wing activists who criticise Israel and its oppressive actions towards Palestinians as antisemites. 

Rich rats deserting sinking yachts for sealed bunkers

16 November 2020
Not content with hiding away on private islands, the super-rich are now buying exclusive services to rescue them from pandemics, protests and climate catastrophes.

Police sexism failed women killed by Peter Sutcliffe

14 November 2020
Mass murderer Peter Sutcliffe died in hospital while an inmate in Frankland prison in County Durham at 74 years old.

Letters - Don’t be fooled by the false promise of nuclear jobs

13 November 2020
Socialists and environmental campaigners should have no illusions in nuclear power.

Spy cops followed Tariq Ali and hundreds of unnamed activists for years, inquiry reveals

12 November 2020
The marathon whitewash of the Undercover Policing Inquiry finally got around to hearing evidence this week

How the spy cops were set up to infiltrate the left

09 November 2020
Parliament and the press fumed with growing paranoia as the revolts of 1968 entered Britain.

Protesters return to the streets in Nigeria despite waves of state repression

08 November 2020
Starting with action against police violence, many protesters are now targeting the vagabonds in power (VIPs)

Spy cops inquiry gives glimpse of scale of state infiltration

03 November 2020
An inquiry has told 19 families that their dead children’s identities were stolen by spycops

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