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Pressure on over holidays and respect at Royal Parks

Pressure on over holidays and respect at Royal Parks 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

Tory racist rules leave a million migrants living in squalor 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

Tories retreat on NHS charge 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

Defend migrants against racist Tory bill 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

Internationalism matters 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

Tories still wage their war on low paid migrant workers 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.

New Tory immigration policies spark outrage from migrants

15 October 2019
The Tories’ plans will mean some people will be forced to leave Britain under the new scheme. Anti-racists should rip apart the racist border system, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Repression against migrants across the EU

01 October 2019
A deadly crackdown on refugees is spreading across Europe.

Tory plan for Brexit is a threat to ­two million EU migrants

19 August 2019
Whether you voted Leave or Remain, we should all defend migrants’ rights writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Firefighter Miguel Roldan speaks out - taking on the state to save refugees

04 July 2019
Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldan faces up to 20 years in jail for helping to rescue desperate refugees who would otherwise have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. He spoke to Nick Clark about why states are going to war on migrants – and what we can do about it

Boris Johnson threatens migrants in a bid to win racist Tory votes

27 June 2019
Boris Johnson is ramping up attacks on migrants in an effort to cement support from the racist Tories who are choosing the next prime minister.

Donald Trump’s attacks on migrants - more reasons to protest against his visit in June

30 April 2019
Racist US president Donald Trump is coming to Britain in June for a state visit. And apparently he’s keen to give people here more reasons to oppose him.

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

04 February 2019
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

29 January 2019
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

22 January 2019
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

19 December 2018
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

22 November 2018
Hillary Clinton has blamed migrants travelling to Europe for the rise of the “populist right” internationally

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