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Donald Trump tells soldiers to shoot migrants arriving at US’s south border

Donald Trump tells soldiers to shoot migrants arriving at US’s south border Racist US president Donald Trump has sent soldiers to the country’s southern border—threatening that they’ll shoot migrants from countries such as Honduras and El Salvador.

Build a mass movement to beat the far right

Build a mass movement to beat the far right the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) international conference this Saturday takes place against the background of the growing threat of the far right.

Protest against hostile health practice that targets migrants

Protest against hostile health practice that targets migrants Health campaigners plan to protest outside the annual general meeting of Barts Health NHS Trust on Wednesday of next week.

Rulers spout racism—it’s time for resistance

Rulers spout racism—it’s time for resistance Every week politicians find new ways to wage war on migrants. And they are openly using language designed to encourage racism and violence.

Dangers in Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘Build it in Britain’ speech

Dangers in Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘Build it in Britain’ speech Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s “Build it in Britain” strategy on Tuesday.

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school Plus: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school, Orion workers celebrate as they win all demands and Barnsley strikes against academy bosses

As Tories attack migrants - put them in a hostile environment, not refugees

10 April 2018
Theresa May is fulfilling her 2013 promise to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

After new pay figures released - bosses, not migrants, are to blame for lower wages

06 February 2018
Right wingers have seized on figures for agricultural wages and immigration to say that migrants lead to lower wages. Alistair Farrow looks at the reality

Let Calais migrants into Britain, say anti-racists

28 November 2017
Campaigners taking aid to refugees say the only solution is to open the border, reports Dave Sewell

South Korea: 30,000 workers join protest and march to demand real change

13 November 2017
Workers gathered in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, last Sunday to express their dissatisfaction with the government led by president Moon Jae-in.

Grime MC’s new song is a grilling for the government

31 October 2017
Dave’s new song Question Time voices the harsh reality many face under a Tory government.

Stand Up To Racism conference is a key event to help take on the racist right

03 October 2017
Participants range from shadow ministers to trade unionists, campaigners, students and grassroots anti-racist activists. Dave Sewell looks at some of the reasons people will be there

EU migrants slam the racist right wing Tories’ new plan to divide us

12 September 2017
Government documents leaked last week revealed the scale of the Tories’ planned clampdown on European Union migrants living in Britain. Migrants spoke to Dave Sewell about what the changes would mean—and how to take on the Tories’ racist scapegoating

Bosses, not migrants, push down wages—unions must defend freedom of movement

10 September 2017
Delegates at the TUC union federation conference considered trade unions’ response to Brexit yesterday, Sunday—and came up with a confused position.

Low paid university workers provide a lesson for the whole labour movement

09 August 2017
If anyone is unsure what low paid, largely migrant workers can achieve when their union supports them, look no further than our inspirational fight at Soas—the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Tory Brexit plan will make migrants more vulnerable

01 August 2017
The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.

Corbyn can’t afford a muddle on Brexit

25 July 2017
Politicians who tied themselves in knots over whether to leave the European Union (EU) are finding the question of how to leave just as uncomfortable.

Hundreds of striking Barts health workers join march in London

15 July 2017
Hundreds of NHS workers start a new strike on 25 July. Recently they held a powerful march

Buoyant mood on the Barts health picket lines as strikers win support

13 July 2017
Striking east London health workers have spoken about the big support they’ve received in their fight against low pay.

Low-paid hospital workers strike to raise wages

04 July 2017
1,000 mainly migrant health workers in east London launched a three-day walkout

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