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Farage admits labelling Ukip racist could 'bury' their support

06 January 2015
Ukip’s fear of being called racist shows that there’s a solid base to build a fightback against the hard right party, writes Sadie Robinson

Ed Miliband makes immigration pledge - again

16 December 2014
Ed Miliband has made controlling immigration the second pledge of his general election campaign. 

Reports round-up

09 December 2014
Cash workers strike at Post Offices | Union takes break in biscuit dispute | Police stations staff could down tools | EDF workers’ action over sacked driver | Stop Ukip growing in Portsmouth | TV action set for the new year | Housing protests in Hackney and Haringey

Nazi Nick Griffin lends his support to Ukip

02 December 2014
Nazi Nick Griffin has confirmed he’s backing Ukip in next year’s general election.

David Cameron talks tough in racist bid to head off Ukip rivals

02 December 2014
David Cameron’s speech on immigration last week talked about the need for “firm control”, but represented a change in tack for the Tories.

Is there an alternative to the Labour Party?

02 December 2014
Millions of workers hate Ukip and the Tories, but don’t see Labour standing up to them. Socialist Worker has argued that the left should present a united challenge at the election. We asked activists what they think

Racist filth! New Ukip MP reveals plan to 'repatriate' migrants

25 November 2014
Newly-elected ukip MP Mark Reckless let the cat out of the bag last week when he revealed Ukip policy to repatriate migrants.

After Ukip win in Rochester - a call for the left to unite

21 November 2014
Now there is no doubt. We have to take the threat of Ukip very seriously and the left has to get its act together. We need more resistance to Ukip and austerity, and a united left.

Ukip racists hope for win in Rochester by-election

18 November 2014
Ukip hopes to win its second MP when a by-election takes place in Rochester and Strood, Kent, on Thursday of this week.

Stand up to Ukip's scapegoating of migrants

11 November 2014
Ukip immobilised the government in parliament last week, when the Tories created an unnecessary row over a vote they could easily have won.

Anti-racists organise against Ukip in Rochester and Strood

11 November 2014
Anti-racists are organising against Ukip in the run-up to the Rochester and Strood by-election on 20 November.

Ukip loses South Yorkshire election

04 November 2014
Ukip lost an election for South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner (PCC) last week.

As desperate politicians scapegoat migrants we say - resist racism

28 October 2014
Tory defence minister Michael Fallon wants to whip up fears with his talk about parts of Britain being “swamped” by eastern European migrants.

Cameron is twisting on the hook of Europe as party system is in crisis

28 October 2014
David Cameron may have just avoided becoming the prime minister who lost the Union. But he stands a reasonable chance of presiding over Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU). 

Ukip uses Rotherham abuse scandal to garner votes

28 October 2014
Ukip is using child sexual abuse to try and win votes.

Mainstream parties look to racism ahead of Rochester and Strood by-election

28 October 2014
The Tories and Labour’s battle to be the toughest on migrants will only feed Ukip, argues Ken Olende

Ukip's nasty Nazi funding deal

21 October 2014
Ukip has done a deal with a Polish Nazi to save its grouping in the European Parliament.

Tories' anti-immigrant racism feeds Ukip

21 October 2014
David Cameron has said he wants to limit free movement within the European Union (EU).

The left must unite to be an alternative

14 October 2014
The media cliche machine has been in overdrive since the by-elections on Thursday of last week. Tedious though this is, undoubtedly something big has happened.

Mainstream parties made a monster in Ukip that is dragging them to the right

14 October 2014
Racists across Britain will have cheered the news that Ukip has its first elected MP. The result will make a nasty, racist party appear more legitimate. It will make voting Ukip seem like more than simply a protest vote.

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