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School exclusions hit Traveller and black students

School exclusions hit Traveller and black students  Exclusions are a product of a broken education system obsessed with exams and directed towards a single model of 'success'

Smash the vile Tories’ reign and their grubby system

Smash the vile Tories’ reign and their grubby system The Tories’ class war has escalated further, and it isn’t set to slow down. This week Tory Work and Pension Secretary Therese Coffey unveiled her solution to the scrapping of the Universal Credit £20 uplift.

The climate crisis fuels hurricanes

The climate crisis fuels hurricanes Hurricane Ida has ­spread panic across the US Gulf Coast as 150 mile an hour winds and torrential rains lashed the state of Louisiana.

Up in flames—ten years after the 2011 riots

Up in flames—ten years after the 2011 riots Austerity and police racism is an explosive mix

What’s behind the right’s war on Critical Race Theory?

What’s behind the right’s war on Critical Race Theory? Why is a low level war raging in the US on the subject of Critical Race Theory?

Dorset rally targets Tory’s family’s slave trade past

Dorset rally targets Tory’s family’s slave trade past Around 350 anti-racists joined a lively and noisy rally on Saturday organised by Stand Up To Racism Dorset to demand slavery justice from Tory MP Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax.

Anger out of fear—the New Cross Fire remembered

19 July 2021
A documentary by director Steve McQueen remembers the black-led revolts of 1981—beginning with rage at the New Cross fire

Smash Tory racists—and their nationalism

13 July 2021
Vile hypocrisy. That’s the only possible verdict as the Tories and sections of the right wing press claimed to be anti-racists this week

Resist racist Tory rules

29 June 2021
EU citizens and refugees are feeling the sharp impact of the Tories’ racist immigration clampdown. This Wednesday was the deadline for EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, which protects rights such as employment and healthcare in Britain.

Travellers organise resistance to Tory police bill

29 June 2021
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller campaigners from across Britain are uniting in a grassroots-led campaign.

Anti-racism isn’t to blame for Tory education failures

22 June 2021
The Tories have discovered the terrible injustices faced by working class children. And they are very angry about them. Or at least they are pretending to be, to fuel a different agenda.

GB News is a joke, but the left can’t sit back and laugh

18 June 2021
Seeking to emulate ‘shock jock’ TV channels in the US, GB News launched last week hoping to find an audience on the angry right. Sophie Squire explains

More black women are pushed into zero hours

15 June 2021
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) women are almost twice as likely to be on zero hours contracts than white men, and one and a half times more likely than white women.

Thousands take to the streets in France as threat of fascism and racism rises

13 June 2021
Tens of thousands of people marched across France on Saturday against racism, the far right and the government's assaults on liberties.

Police use mental distress claims to target Muslims

24 May 2021
A new report has found that counter-terrorism police are using claims of mental distress to lock up and intimidate people, writes Isabel Ringrose

Report finds links between class and Covid exposure

18 May 2021
A new Office for National Statistics report this week underlined how class has largely determined how much you were exposed to Covid-19.

Vile queen’s speech sets out Tories’ vicious agenda

11 May 2021
The Queen’s Speech read in parliament on Tuesday unveiled the Tories’ plans for future attacks.

BBC documentary Extra Life explores the long history of racism and vaccines

10 May 2021
Extra Life explores previous global pandemics to learn lessons in the fight against Covid-19

Activists in the US speak out—why our fight for justice isn’t over

24 April 2021
There are big questions and debates opening up about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement

Anti-racist pupils at Pimlico Academy face punishment

19 April 2021
School students who organised a protest over racism at Pimlico academy could face permanent exclusion from school.

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