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Strikes win victory over outsourcing at St Mary’s hospital

Strikes win victory over outsourcing at St Mary’s hospital 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

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign 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

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

New Tory immigration policies spark outrage from migrants 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

Repression against migrants across the EU A deadly crackdown on refugees is spreading across Europe.

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

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

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

06 November 2018
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

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