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Racism


Boris Johnson is just the tip of state Islamophobia

07 August 2018
Boris Johnson once again confirmed his racist credentials this week.

LETTERS—Right wing slurs won’t get rid of abuse from a sick society

07 August 2018
Right wing slurs won’t get rid of abuse from a sick society

Hundreds expelled from Italian Roma camp

31 July 2018
The evictions show the impact of the racist policies of minister Matteo Salvini, reports Simon Basketter

The disgusting US racists funding Tommy Robinson

31 July 2018
The jailing of Nazi figurehead Tommy Robinson has acted as a focal point for fascists across the world. Alistair Farrow investigates his international backers

Rise in custody deaths an indictment of police racism

26 July 2018
23 people died in or following police custody in 2017. Even this figure doesn’t tell the full story, says Simon Basketter

Fight antisemitism, not Corbyn’s Labour

24 July 2018
If you want to make sense of the row about Jeremy Corbyn and antisemitism you have above all to understand that it has nothing to do with antisemitism.

Chicago cops kill black man

17 July 2018
Protesters in Chicago faced down police after cops killed Harith Augustus last Saturday, shooting him in the back.

Italy's war on Roma

22 June 2018
Italian police wearing white coveralls used crow bars to smash the windows of mobile homes at dawn last Thursday.

EU borders cause refugee deaths

05 June 2018
Some 50 people have died after trying to migrate to Europe when their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia.

Tory racism lies behind counter-terrorism laws

05 June 2018
Tory prime minister Theresa May is fighting to hide her party’s deep-seated Islamophobia.

Football Lads Alliance demoralised as anti-racists outnumber them

19 May 2018
Anti-racists outnumbered the Football Lads Alliance (FLA)—two to one—in Manchester on Saturday for the first time since the group began mobilising on the streets last summer.

A British passport to prejudice

15 May 2018
Sarah Bates and Alistair Farrow spoke to immigration lawyers about how the Tories' ‘hostile environment’ for migrants policy is still tearing apart the lives of tens of thousands of people

Labour left must not give in to right over immigration

08 May 2018
Promising to control levels of migration is a well trodden path for Labour. It’s not one the left should follow, writes Alistair Farrow

Sheku Bayoh’s family sue police over his death

03 May 2018
A post-mortem identified 54 separate lacerations, cuts and bruises on Sheku Bayoh’s body.

Use Windrush fury to turn tide over racism

01 May 2018
Theresa May and her cabinet of millionaires face a huge political crisis. We have to make sure that this moment becomes a turning point in the battle against the government and against all forms of racism.

Sajid Javid is no friend of May—but he won’t stop deportations

01 May 2018
All roads into the Windrush scandal lead back to Theresa May.

Protesters ratchet up pressure on Tories over Windrush

01 May 2018
The resignation of home secretary Amber Rudd hasn’t ended the pressure on Theresa May and the Tories.

Windrush scandal shows how ‘Britishness’ stinks

01 May 2018
The Windrush scandal has revealed a stinking, festering hypocrisy at the heart of “Britishness”.

CWU conference shows anti-racist fight is about more than Windrush scandal

22 April 2018
 Delegates at the CWU union conference have slammed the Tories for their racist treatment of Windrush Generation migrants.

Stephen Lawrence’s killing exposed the cops’ racism

17 April 2018
The racist murder of Stephen Lawrence and its aftermath changed Britain. A campaign led by his parents forced the state to hold an inquiry into Stephen’s death and the police investigation into it.

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