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Racism


Cops reflect racism from the top of society

Cops reflect racism from the top of society The police are to face a review into allegations of racial profiling. They must be found guilty

Stop and search shows reality of cops’ racism

Stop and search shows reality of cops’ racism Accounts from those unfairly targeted by police reveal widespread racism

Anti-racist rage boils over in protests across the US

Anti-racist rage boils over in protests across the US Protests are continuing to rage across the US over the racist murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin a month ago. 

Anti-racist rebellion grows in Britain

Anti-racist rebellion grows in Britain Thousands of people across Britain joined another wave of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests over the weekend. Socialist Worker reports

The revolt runs deep—take it to its most radical conclusions

The revolt runs deep—take it to its most radical conclusions The power is in the streets. It’s not enough to write to your congressman or circulate a petition anymore

System is shaken by a storm of anti-racism

System is shaken by a storm of anti-racism The Black Lives Matter ­movement has sparked a wave of mass protests in countries across the world.

Protesters defy state repression to ensure Black Lives message is heard

08 June 2020
Many of the international solidarity protests took aim at police racism and violence in their own countries—and many defied state repression and bans.

Britain’s not innocent—a history of racist cops

06 June 2020
When David Oluwale drowned in the River Aire in Leeds in 1969, police wrote “Wog” on the nationality section of his death certificate. His killing was the first black death by cops in Britain—and shows that police racism, violence and cover-up are a very British problem.

This militant movement shows we can fight back

02 June 2020
An inspirational movement against police violence has taken on our rulers and terrified them. 

‘My son was murdered’—two decades of racist killings

02 June 2020
 A revolt is exploding over George Floyd’s racist murder at the hands of the cops. Socialist Worker looks at a horrific history of killings in the United States—and the inspiring resistance to them

Still no justice for Windrush scandal victims as compensation goes unpaid

01 June 2020
Only 60 people who applied for the Windrush Compensation Scheme have received any money, according to official figures

Rebellion against police murder tears through United States

30 May 2020
A rebellion against police brutality and institutional racism is gaining momentum as it roars across the United States. It is driven by anger at a system filled by inequality and racism.

Black and Asian nurses struggle to get vital protective kit

29 May 2020
A shocking new report says that black and minority ethnic (BME) nurses find it harder to get Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) than their white colleagues.

Protesters demand justice for George Floyd

27 May 2020
Over a thousand furious people have taken to the streets of Minnesota to demand justice over the violent police murder of George Floyd.

Protests over racist attacks

19 May 2020
Supporters of Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) in Leicester and Lowestoft have organised socially-distanced protests after racist attacks.

Race—a capitalist invention

17 May 2020
Scientists are struggling to understand how Covid-19 affects people differently. Socialist Worker shows that the construct of race has more basis in exploitation than biology

Vietnam War student massacre—50 years on

10 May 2020
In May 1970 cops opened fire at black students resisting US imperialism. Socialist Worker looks at the forgotten killings at Jackson State

New laws give dangerous powers to the state

24 March 2020
The Tories rushed through new laws to ‘deal’ with coronavirus—but parts of them are a threat to us all

‘No human should have to live like this’—Harmondsworth detainee speaks out

26 February 2020
A partially-blind man who has lived, studied and worked in Britain since the age of 15 fears he could be deported to Jamaica.

Eugenics scandal exposes Tory bigotry

18 February 2020
Andrew Sabisky always dreamed it was his destiny that one day he would work at 10 Downing Street. And that day was last Monday.

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