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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.

Fresh Tory bill means new attacks on migrants

13 March 2018
As top Tories ramp up scapegoating of migrants, Labour must oppose racism, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Anti-racists ruin Enoch Powell supporters’ day in Wolverhampton

28 January 2018
Anti-racists protested outside a meeting debating the legacy of racist Tory MP Enoch Powell in Wolverhampton on Saturday.

Report slams Yarl's Wood migrant prison as campaigners call for detention time limits

16 November 2017
A damning official inspection into the Yarl’s Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire has added to the case against the barbaric practice of immigration detention.

‘Rhodes Must Fall’ movement comes from Fringe to London

03 October 2017
The Fall tells the story of the occupation that sparked a movement which challenged the legacy of apartheid in South Africa, writes Bruce George

More stop and search can’t cut knife crime

21 August 2017
London police are exploiting recent horrific knife crimes to demand more powers. At the same time, the annual crackdown in the run up to Notting Hill Carnival looks set to involve sinister new surveillance techniques. Alistair Farrow spoke to people in London who bear the brunt of police racism

Scuppered—Katie Hopkins and the nautical Nazi people smugglers

01 August 2017
A gaggle of far right fools have managed to make a mess of “Defending Europe”.

‘Football Lads Alliance’—the threat of a new racist movement on the streets

04 July 2017
After thousands join a march with anti-Muslim speeches, Raymie Kiernan looks at who is behind it, what they are doing—and how to stop them

West of both worlds - inside the segregated borough of Kensington and Chelsea

27 June 2017
The Grenfell Tower fire has exposed the deep inequality at the heart of Kensington and Chelsea.

The Place is Here—exhibition celebrates our unity against the racists

27 June 2017
An art exhibition in London and Middlesbrough shows black artists taking on racism and empire but it falls short on class politics, says Antony Hamilton

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