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Italy’s war on the Roma escalates as racists and fascists force families out

Italy’s war on the Roma escalates as racists and fascists force families out Racist protests started in the Italian capital of Rome on Tuesday of last week after the council announced a bus would transfer 70 Roma to a reception centre in Torre Maura, an eastern suburb of the city.

Refugees rescued but left stranded on ship by EU

Refugees rescued but left stranded on ship by EU A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock last week.

Oppressed people aren’t always united

Oppressed people aren’t always united Divisions sown by the ruling class can have a devastating effect, writes Simon Basketter

Burrell family want police held to account

Burrell family want police held to account Kedisha Brown-Burrell is demanding that the “police are held to account” on the 8th anniversary of her brother’s death.

Witness speaks out on Islamophobic attack in London

Witness speaks out on Islamophobic attack in London A Muslim woman has spoken out about the horror of an attack near a mosque in the wake of the fascist killings in New Zealand.

International reports from the World Against Racism day

International reports from the World Against Racism day Thousands of people demonstrated in Athens and across Greece as part of the World Against Racism day of protests.

New Zealand fascist murderer given confidence by climate of Islamophobia

15 March 2019
A man who took part in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand was a self-declared fascist.

Busting the myths of knife crime

05 March 2019
Every death from a knife, gun or other assault is a tragedy. But it’s not true, as the Daily Express newspaper claimed on Tuesday, that there are “war zones on our streets”.

Resist the attempts to turn the screws on drill musicians

26 February 2019
The ruling class say violence happens because of music, but they are deflecting blame from themselves, argues?Love Music Hate Racism’s Zak Cochrane

Why there’s nothing funny about using blackface

26 February 2019
Recently the Gucci luxury fashion brand produced a jumper which, when pulled over the wearer’s lower head, looks like blackface.

Migrants lose with Tory no-deal

29 January 2019
Home secretary Sajid Javid said the Tories would immediately end freedom of movement “once and for all” if there was a no-deal Brexit

Textile workers in Bangladesh don’t wannabe exploited

22 January 2019
The Spice Girls have come under fire this week for commissioning T-shirts that are made by women earning just 35p an hour.

Media bias is business as usual

22 January 2019
Diane Abbott’s disgraceful treatment on the BBC’s Question Time programme shone a light on media bias.

The return of ‘scientific’ racism

19 January 2019
Far right biological determinism is creeping back on to campuses. Alistair Farrow looks at its horrible history and why we need to resist the pseudoscience of race

Letters: We shouldn’t pay—fight for right of EU migrants to stay

14 January 2019
We have a Tory government that takes any opportunity to make racist policies.

Protesters across the US defy Trump’s federal shutdown blackmail

13 January 2019
Protesters across the US defied president Donald Trump’s attempt to force politicians to push through £5 billion in funding for his infamous border wall.

Refugees speak out on Tories’ sham border crisis

05 January 2019
Lost amid the Tory scaremongering over refugees entering Britain are the voices of the refugees themselves.

Divisions in the military put Bolsonaro under pressure

02 January 2019
Bolsanoro’s new government is full of contradictions and is unstable—that means that resistance has the potential to defeat it

The Tories stoke racism with a fake crisis in the English Channel

01 January 2019
The Tories have manufactured a sham migrant crisis to justify their racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Damning report exposes depth of racism in the EU

04 December 2018
It’s no surprise that people of African decent face shocking levels of harassment in the EU, writes Alistair Farrow

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