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Racism


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.

What we know, and what we mustn’t forget, about Stephen Lawrence’s murder

17 April 2018
A new documentary about the death of Stephen Lawrence and the 25 year fight for justice airs on BBC1 this week. Hassan Mahamdallie watched it

‘We’ll reject the legacy of the racist Tory Powell’

14 April 2018
Fifty years on, anti-racists will defy the message of Enoch Powell’s racist speech, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Refugee children shut out of school by racist Tory law

10 April 2018
Refugee children and young people are being shut out from schools and colleges because of the Tories’ immigration laws

What’s behind gun and knife crime?

06 April 2018
After several recent killings of young people in London, media and politicians have blamed “gangs” and to call for more resources for police. But, as Sarah Bates finds, the roots of the violence lie in deep social problems

Challenging the bosses’ system is not antisemitism

31 March 2018
Is saying that the bankers are to blame for problems in society veering towards an attack on Jews?

Labour MP’s remarks fuelled racism

24 March 2018
A recent report has shone a light on the impact of politicians’ racism—and the deep disillusion that exists with the establishment.

Ending racism means smashing capitalism

13 March 2018
Thousands of people will die this year trying to cross borders in an effort to reach safety.

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