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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

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

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

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.

Who voted Ukip? Richer, older people in Tory areas

07 May 2013
Ukip made gains partly by appealing to people who are angry at the mainstream parties.

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

As Tories slash services and blame migrants… resist racism

07 May 2013
The local elections in England and Wales last week will have given confidence to racists across Britain.

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.

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.

Tories lose out in local elections - resist the racists

04 May 2013
The Tories lost 335 councillors in last Thursday's local elections. It was a dismal showing.

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