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West of both worlds - inside the segregated borough of Kensington and Chelsea

West of both worlds - inside the segregated borough of Kensington and Chelsea The Grenfell Tower fire has exposed the deep inequality at the heart of Kensington and Chelsea.

The Place is Here—exhibition celebrates our unity against the racists

The Place is Here—exhibition celebrates our unity against the racists An art exhibition in London and Middlesbrough shows black artists taking on racism and empire but it falls short on class politics, says Antony Hamilton

‘I want to kill all Muslims’—racist terror in Finsbury Park

‘I want to kill all Muslims’—racist terror in Finsbury Park A white van ploughed through a group of worshippers outside the Muslim Welfare House mosque in Finsbury Park, north London, this morning, Monday.

The racist ‘Trojan Horse’ lie hits the rocks after case is thrown out

The racist ‘Trojan Horse’ lie hits the rocks after case is thrown out An Islamophobic scheme to accuse Muslims of taking over Birmingham schools was further exposed as a lie last week. Sadie Robinson says the scandal is how Muslims were demonised

Tory manifesto dressed in sheep's clothing attacks ordinary people

Tory manifesto dressed in sheeps clothing attacks ordinary people Tory leader Theresa May’s manifesto launch speech today, Thursday, was an attempt to con people into voting Tory with a raft of vicious attacks dressed up as giveaways.

Video of alleged police assault brings the racists out of the woodwork

Video of alleged police assault brings the racists out of the woodwork A video of three people allegedly being assaulted by police in High Wycombe on Friday 5 May after the stop and search of a vehicle has now received 135,000 views.

New play Octopus pokes fun at racist assumptions of what ‘Britishness’ is

09 May 2017
'Octopus' challenges racist assumptions and Paul Mason’s new play fails to breath life into the story of Louise Michel’s exile after the defeat of Paris Commune in 1871.

Fight to keep racism out of the election

25 April 2017
Theresa May is using anti-migrant feeling as a way to divide opposition to her government and to try and win votes.

Albert Camus’ novel plagued by a disappointing adaptation in new play

18 April 2017
A new adaptation of the novel The Plague showing at the Arcola Theatre is disappointing with stilted, unpolished performances

Resist racist violence with a mass movement

04 April 2017
Most ordinary people are genuinely horrified by what happened—but much of the media’s reaction is disgustingly hypocritical

Croydon race hate attack fuelled by Tory lies

04 April 2017
A vicious racist attack in Croydon, south London, has left a young refugee with a fractured skull, a fractured spine and a blood clot on his brain.

Tens of thousands march against racism

21 March 2017
Thirty thousand people demonstrated in London today in a great show of determined unity against racism.

Racist right in Netherlands could see election breakthrough

21 March 2017
As people in the Netherlands vote in a general election today, Wednesday, the result could be another breakthrough for the racist right.

‘Going back isn’t possible’ —refugee slams new rules

14 March 2017
The Home Office quietly pulled the rug out from under thousands of refugees with new rules last week.

Capitalism—a system born of slavery

14 March 2017
People across the political spectrum acknowledge that racism exists, but its origins are shrouded in mystery—deliberately so.

Hidden Figures offers a high hope that the sky is the limit

28 February 2017
Against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, three women in the US space programme defy bigotry in this beautiful film, writes?Saba Shiraz

Make Saturday 18 March a day of revolt against racism

21 February 2017
The protests against US president Donald Trump and his state visit have been magnificent, but the government is still determined that he will come.

Capitalism is racist from the top to the bottom

21 February 2017
Racism is alive and kicking. Two events showed that last week—the racist attacks on Diane Abbott and the police invasion of grime MC Stormzy's flat

Blame the right for the shifting Labour vote

21 February 2017
Labour must take on the Tories and racism to win back more working class support

Revolt in France over police violence and rape

14 February 2017
Protests have shaken France this week after the brutal actions of police assaulting and raping a young black man with a truncheon.

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