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

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

More black women are pushed into zero hours 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

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

Police use mental distress claims to target Muslims 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

Report finds links between class and Covid exposure 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

Vile queen’s speech sets out Tories’ vicious agenda 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.

Letters—British Gas workers suffer at hands of selfish bosses

17 April 2021
Over the last five years British Gas has dumped on employees from the highest height with countless business area closures, restructures, shift changes and wage freezes.

Refugees to be forced back to the Napier camp

13 April 2021
The Home Office is sending asylum seekers back to the condemned camp, reports Isabel Ringrose

Rulers use parasite Prince Philip’s death to push ‘national unity’

13 April 2021
The past few days have shown that the monarchy matters for Britain’s rulers. They see it as a useful way to push the idea of national unity.

Government’s Sewell report denies systematic racism

06 April 2021
“If the report had been intended to help address racism in Britain, it must surely be written off as a disaster.”

The real link between racism and class

06 April 2021
The Report of the Sewell Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities may look a mess. But it’s a calculated political hit. It aims to erase the concept of institutional racism.

LETTERS—The report’s lies that Britain is a ‘model of racial equality’

02 April 2021
​​​​​​​The long awaited Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report suggests “claims of institutional racism not borne out”.

Protests after teacher shows racist cartoon to Muslim pupils

29 March 2021
Bigots and Islamophobes want to defend the ‘right’ of a teacher to show pupils an offensive image of the Prophet Muhammad. But parents are right to be angry

Protests erupt following racist murders in the US

23 March 2021
Thousands of people have joined protests across the US and Canada to show their rage following the shooting of eight people in Atlanta, Georgia, six of whom were Asian women.

Anger towards the police continues in Cardiff

23 March 2021
Protests in Cardiff, South Wales, continue to demand justice for Mohamud Hassan who died following contact with police.

Protests say Met boss should go

16 March 2021
Calls are growing louder for Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Cressida Dick to resign following the police’s violent handling of the Sarah Everard vigil last Saturday.

The Royal reign must end

09 March 2021
The latest royal scandal is being heralded as the biggest crisis the parasitical family has faced.

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