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Racism


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.

Outrage after racist attack in Southampton

01 March 2021
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

01 March 2021
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

27 February 2021
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

21 February 2021
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

14 February 2021
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

08 February 2021
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

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