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Outrage after racist attack in Southampton

Outrage after racist attack in Southampton Anti-racists are calling for active solidarity after a university lecturer was subjected to a violent, racist attack while out jogging.

Workers won’t benefit if Covid and racism drive out migrants

Workers won’t benefit if Covid and racism drive out migrants Reports have found that large numbers of migrants are leaving Britain. It’s all caused by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic—and a punishing immigration system, argues Sam Ord

How the FBI killed the ‘black messiah’ Fred Hampton

How the FBI killed the ‘black messiah’ Fred Hampton Judas and the Black Messiah tells the true story of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. It captures the spirit of a revolutionary

The Black Panthers and the revenge of the revolution

The Black Panthers and the revenge of the revolution In a packed hall in downtown Chicago in 1969 Black Panther founder Bobby Seale stood alongside local leader Fred Hampton. He was making a speech to a newly established district of the party.

LETTERS—Give black people ownership of coronavirus vaccinations

LETTERS—Give black people ownership of coronavirus vaccinations Take up of the coronavirus vaccine has been much higher than expected. A quarter of the British adult population is now vaccinated.

The Troublemaker—Cop tasers ill man nine times

The Troublemaker—Cop tasers ill man nine times A Met police officer has been given a final warning after tasering a man with mental distress nine times.

Working class people will gain nothing from ‘patriotism’

06 February 2021
In a recent party broadcast, Labour Party leader Keir Starmer appeared beside a Union Jack. Nick Clark examines why Labour hopes to gain from nationalism—and why it’s wrong

Stats reveal institutional racism in punishment of young people

02 February 2021
Government figures have revealed that a record-high number of children in youth custody are black

Vicious racist history feeds fear of Covid-19 vaccine

29 January 2021
There are fears that some black people will reject the Covid-19 vaccine. Socialist Worker looks at how abhorrent treatment at the hands of the state and doctors is to blame

Letters—Tory MP should pay for his wealth having slavery roots

24 January 2021
Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, is the richest parliamentarian in Britain.

End cops’ racist system

19 January 2021
A BBC Panorama programme this week shone a light on deaths in police custody. Just days before it was broadcast, Mohamud Hassan died after being held by police in Cardiff, south Wales.

Vaccine hesitancy a result of racism 

19 January 2021
Who’s to blame if black people refuse the jab?

Fascism is more than a racist movement

11 January 2021
A sinister collection of Trump supporters, far right conspiracy theorists and outright fascists were in the crowd that broke in the US Capitol building. There is no doubt Nazis were at the core.

Islamophobia—the hate the state made

01 January 2021
Rulers across the world are planning fresh assaults on Muslims in 2021

Protest calls for sacking of cop after attack on black teenager

19 December 2020
Anti-racists rallied on the road outside Tottenham police station on Saturday after fresh footage emerged of a violent assault on a black teenager.

New report proves inequality has made the pandemic worse 

18 December 2020
Austerity and racism combined with Covid-19 to cause many thousands of deaths, says a health expert’s new analysis. Tomáš Tengely-Evans investigates

LETTERS—Anti-trans court ruling is an attack on autonomy for all

15 December 2020
A high Court judicial review earlier this month outlawed the use of puberty blockers for young trans people unless they can persuade doctors to go to court on their behalf.

Windrush scandal payouts are an ‘insult’

14 December 2020
Tory home secretary Priti Patel has been forced to fast track money to victims of the Windrush scandal. 

Surge of anger after cops attack a black teenager

14 December 2020
The cops are facing a backlash after a violent assault on a black teenager in north London last week. 

Don’t let the Tories define anti-racism

08 December 2020
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, Black Lives Matter (BLM) made great advances in the struggle against racism, and what it means to be an anti-racist.

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