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Report slams Yarl's Wood migrant prison as campaigners call for detention time limits

Report slams Yarls Wood migrant prison as campaigners call for detention time limits A damning official inspection into the Yarl’s Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire has added to the case against the barbaric practice of immigration detention.

‘Rhodes Must Fall’ movement comes from Fringe to London

‘Rhodes Must Fall’ movement comes from Fringe to London The Fall tells the story of the occupation that sparked a movement which challenged the legacy of apartheid in South Africa, writes Bruce George

More stop and search can’t cut knife crime

More stop and search can’t cut knife crime London police are exploiting recent horrific knife crimes to demand more powers. At the same time, the annual crackdown in the run up to Notting Hill Carnival looks set to involve sinister new surveillance techniques. Alistair Farrow spoke to people in London who bear the brunt of police racism

Scuppered—Katie Hopkins and the nautical Nazi people smugglers

Scuppered—Katie Hopkins and the nautical Nazi people smugglers A gaggle of far right fools have managed to make a mess of “Defending Europe”.

‘Football Lads Alliance’—the threat of a new racist movement on the streets

‘Football Lads Alliance’—the threat of a new racist movement on the streets After thousands join a march with anti-Muslim speeches, Raymie Kiernan looks at who is behind it, what they are doing—and how to stop them

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

27 June 2017
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

20 June 2017
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

06 June 2017
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

23 May 2017
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

16 May 2017
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.

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