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Witness for an inquest into migrant’s death faces deportation under hostile Tory regime

Witness for an inquest into migrant’s death faces deportation under hostile Tory regime The Tories are trying to deport two people who witnessed the death of a Jamaican man who had been held at an immigration detention centre.

Migrants lose with Tory no-deal

Migrants lose with Tory no-deal Home secretary Sajid Javid said the Tories would immediately end freedom of movement “once and for all” if there was a no-deal Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn can break the impasse over Brexit if he backs free movement

Jeremy Corbyn can break the impasse over Brexit if he backs free movement After the crushing House of Commons defeat for her deal with the European Union (EU), Theresa May has been going through the motions of talking to opposition parties.

Migration white paper - the Tories plan new racist laws

Migration white paper - the Tories plan new racist laws It includes a plan for a section of workers to be regarded as second-class 'foreigners' who are grudgingly allowed into Britain to be exploited

Hillary Clinton launches poisonous attack on migrants

Hillary Clinton launches poisonous attack on migrants Hillary Clinton has blamed migrants travelling to Europe for the rise of the “populist right” internationally

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

16 October 2018
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

04 September 2018
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

21 August 2018
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

24 July 2018
Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s “Build it in Britain” strategy on Tuesday.

Reports round-up: Pay walkout hits Waltham Forest school

17 April 2018
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.

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