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Workers won’t benefit if Covid and racism drive out migrants

Workers won’t benefit if Covid and racism drive out migrants Reports have found that large numbers of migrants are leaving Britain. It’s all caused by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic—and a punishing immigration system, argues Sam Ord

Don’t back Tory Brexit deal—or line up with the European Union

Don’t back Tory Brexit deal—or line up with the European Union Tory claims about an approaching glorious future after the trade deal with the European Union are nonsense.  

Police ramp up repression as tens of thousands join protests in France

Police ramp up repression as tens of thousands join protests in France Around 100,000 people joined 90 demonstrations across France on Saturday against the government’s repressive global security law.

Tories cannot be trusted with Covid-19 vaccines

Tories cannot be trusted with Covid-19 vaccines The government’s repeated Covid-19 failures ¬undermine efforts to contain it—and mean we should not trust the Tories with the hopes for a new vaccine.

Tories’ racist immigration rules will punish migrant workers

Tories’ racist immigration rules will punish migrant workers The Tories have pushed through legal changes to make Britain’s immigration system even more racist.

Deported under new regime for being a rough sleeper

Deported under new regime for being a rough sleeper Rough sleepers in Britain who have come from other countries face deportation under new immigration laws. These will be introduced when the Brexit transition period ends.

NHS charges delay vital treatments

19 October 2020
Migrants denied NHS services under racist immigration rules had to wait an average of 37 weeks for treatment, according to a damning new report.

‘It’s like they don’t think we are human’ – US farm workers’ fury over attacks

09 October 2020
The US government is helping farm bosses to cut their workers’ wages in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

Doctors reveal systematic failure to deal with Covid-19 in workplaces

06 September 2020
A group of doctors is arguing that workplaces are now the frontline in the battle against Covid-19—and hazardous working conditions are responsible for mass outbreaks.

Tories’ racist migrant plan is a death sentence for refugees

10 August 2020
The government is using racist scapegoating against desperate refugees trying to cross the English Channel and reach safety.

Migrants locked up in Russia stage mass hunger strike

22 July 2020
Socialists in Russia report on a hunger strike and sit-in by migrants trapped in Russia's detention system

Pressure on over holidays and respect at Royal Parks

16 June 2020
Around 20 of London’s Royal Park attendants who are outsourced to multinational company Vinci appeared in court this week.

Tory racist rules leave a million migrants living in squalor

02 June 2020
A million people in Britain are banned from claiming any benefits—and the coronavirus crisis will throw hundreds of thousands more into the same situation. Tomáš Tengely-Evans lifts the lid on a horrific, hidden world

Tories retreat on NHS charge

25 May 2020
Anti-racists vowed to step up the fight against NHS charges for migrants after Tory prime minister Boris Johnson was forced into a humiliating U-turn.

Defend migrants against racist Tory bill

19 May 2020
The vote for the racist Immigration Bill underlines the need for a movement that defends all migrants. MPs supported the Tories’ proposed legislation by 351 to 252 votes on Monday night.

Internationalism matters

28 April 2020
When the working class is faced with global crises, an internationalist response is needed. The coronavirus outbreak is clearly one such crisis.

Tories still wage their war on low paid migrant workers

13 April 2020
The Home Office confirmed last week that migrants deemed “low skilled” would have no opportunity to make a life in Britain after Brexit

Strikes win victory over outsourcing at St Mary’s hospital

30 January 2020
Over 200 porters, cleaners and caterers have won their fight over pay, conditions and to be brought in-house.

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign

19 November 2019
Boris Johnson has announced a huge rollback of migrants’ rights in a bid to divert blame for the Tory-made crisis in the NHS and public services.

Labour set to bow to McCluskey demand to drop free movement from its manifesto

18 November 2019
The Labour Party looked almost certain to ignore party members’ demands to include defending freedom of movement in its manifesto, set for publication this week.

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