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Anti-racist protesters come out in force to stand up to Ukip and Nigel Farage

29 April 2014
When Ukip’s Nigel Farage went on a speaking tour last week, anti-racists gave him the welcome he deserved.

The vicious circle of racism behind the rise of Ukip

29 April 2014
As Ukip continues to rise, Socialist Worker examines how mainstream parties have created room for it to grow—and how Labour’s complacency could come back to bite it

As billboards spout lies about immigrants - stand up to Ukip’s racist scapegoating

22 April 2014
Giant billboards spouting racist lies about immigrant workers will be appearing around Britain this week. Ukip is responsible for the ads—and it is on the offensive. Ukip sees the polls rising in its favour and is confident of making gains with by constantly bashing migrant workers. 

Ukip posters are out to divide us

22 April 2014
Ukip has launched its campaign for the European elections in May with a series of offensive billboards. 

Vote left where you can, Labour where you must—and prepare to fight after the election

22 April 2014
Who should we vote for in the European elections on 22 May? It’s not the most crucial question workers face, but it needs an answer writes Charlie Kimber

The elite's arrogance strengthens Ukip's Nigel Farage

08 April 2014
Ukip is polling 28 percent for next month’s European elections—only two points behind Labour—according to the latest YouGov survey. This five point rise is a big boost for Nigel Farage’s party. All the main parties have slipped back, with the Tories at 22 percent and the Lib Dems at 9 percent.

Do we need to control immigration?

18 March 2014
Common sense tells us that immigration needs to be curtailed but in reality all controls aim to drive a racist wedge between workers with identical class interests

Unite and fight to stop the racists

18 March 2014
This Saturday’s Stand Up to Racism and Fascism protests are a chance to push back racist scapegoating. 

Ukip—the populist party that backs British bosses

18 March 2014
Nigel Farage claims that his party is outside the establishment, standing up for ordinary people. But as Annette Mackin shows, this rhetoric is a sham

How we're resisting the racist poison

18 March 2014
Anti-racist activists from across Britain talk to Socialist Worker about their hopes for the future

Don't pander to Ukip

18 February 2014
Nasty right wing Ukip pushed the Tories into third place in the Wythenshawe by-election in Manchester last week. 

Demonstration against racism targets Ukip at count for Wythenshawe by-election

18 February 2014
Unite against Fascism (UAF) supporters protested in Manchester against the Nazis and Ukip during the Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election on Thursday of last week.

Climate reporting - It’s the end of the world as we know it, but TV feels fine

21 January 2014
With freezing weather confining millions of Americans to their homes for days on end recently, you’d think their TV news would want to discuss climate change. But you’d be wrong.

Ukip in Brussels gravy train trousering hypocrisy scam

14 January 2014
Troublemaker looks into Ukip's Euroexpenses, portraits of our leaders and the great academies scam

Ukip not welcome say protesters

11 June 2013
More than 100 protesters greeted Ukip and its leader Nigel Farage when they came to Brighton last week.

Nigel Farage humiliated in Edinburgh

17 May 2013
Ukip leader Nigel Farage got a rowdy reception outside a pub in Edinburgh yesterday afternoon, Thursday. He had invited the press to the Canons’ Gait on the Royal Mile to  hear him speak about the far right party’s prospects in Scotland.

We must not play into Ukip's hands

14 May 2013
The queen’s speech last week made clear the government’s strategy. It is to move right and savage the working class in an attempt to recapture votes that have leeched to Ukip.

Don't let Ukip set the tune for political debate

07 May 2013
 The Tories are promising a new onslaught against working class people. And politicians are using Ukip’s recent electoral success as an excuse to scapegoat immigrants.

Are British attitudes moving to the right?

07 May 2013
The Tories are panicking a bit after Ukip took a bite out of their support in local elections on 2 May.

Where next for the left?

07 May 2013
After the rise of Ukip and the government’s continuing war on the poor, Alex Callinicos looks at how the left should organise in response

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