Socialist Worker

Racism


Letters - Apologies aren’t enough for institutional Islamophobia

17 May 2016
Police organised a rehearsal of a terrorist attack at the Trafford Centre near Manchester on Tuesday. A man dressed in black played the part of a suicide bomber. He shouted “Allah Akbar!” three times before a simulated explosion.

Racism’s cutting edge

03 May 2016
After Ken Livingstone’s suspension from Labour last week, Jeremy Corbyn said, “We are not tolerating antisemitism in any way or indeed any other kind of racism.”

Racism row in the Labour Party - myths and reality

03 May 2016
Is it racist to oppose the Israeli state? Does a Zionist lobby shape policy? Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains it all

Mythical Muslims

19 April 2016
The programme What Muslims Really Think peddled a toxic stereotype. It bears no relation to reality, argues Yuri Prasad

Syrian refugees in Greece speak out - 'We've decided to live like humans'

12 April 2016
Refugees are resisting deportations and state repression in Greece

Tens of thousands join anti-racism protests

19 March 2016
Solidarity to everyone who is marching against racism today. Protesters are preparing to march in London, Glasgow and Cardiff – and many more will demonstrate across the globe.

Marxism shows how we can uproot racism

15 March 2016
Fighting racism today involves understanding racism as one of the ways in which capitalism divides people.

Industrial round-up

01 March 2016
Mushin Ahmed’s killers found guilty | Stormy weather ahead for Met Office bosses | Firefighters turn the heat up on bosses | Co-op truck drivers balloted for strikes | GMB union sounds the alarm in Sussex | Reinstate RMT union rep Glen Hart

South African students ignite growing protest movement

25 February 2016
SOUTH AFRICAN university campuses are burning with revolt. Protests are bursting out across the country over fees, racism, exclusions and the way the apartheid past still shapes education. At least eight universities have seen battles in the past week.

A family’s dreams crash into racism in this fizzing revival of A Raisin in the Sun

16 February 2016
Eclipse Theatre company’s production of A Raisin in the Sun brings to life Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play of US society in turmoil, says?Dave Gibson

We can turn the tide on the scapegoating of migrants

09 February 2016
Much of the media eagerly publicised the news that professor Angus Dalgleish was due to make a speech attacking migrants.

David Cameron's rhetoric can't hide Tories’ racist shame

02 February 2016
David Cameron has been outraged at racism this week.

Racist rhetoric from French prime minister

26 January 2016
French prime minister Manuel Valls claimed last week that refugees coming into Europe were threatening “the very idea of Europe”.

Muslim women in front line as racist hate crimes soar

08 December 2015
The fallout from last month’s Paris attacks has fuelled a rise in racism—and resistance to it, reports Judith Orr

After the Paris attacks: No to racism—no to war

17 November 2015
The world was horrified by shootings and suicide bombings that killed at least 129 people in Paris on Friday of last week.

Cultural vultures? Anti-racism and cultural appropriation

06 October 2015
Racism distorts culture and produces toxic stereotypes. But Ken Olende warns against throwing out the class solidarity that our rulers fear in opposition to ‘cultural appropriation’

History of hypocrisy over refugees

15 September 2015
David Cameron stands in a long tradition of British politicians turning away refugees. Sadie Robinson takes on their myths

Refugee crisis - your questions answered

08 September 2015
Why is this happening at what can we do to solve it? Nick Clark answers your questions

It's our rulers who cause racism

01 September 2015
Many politicians would have us believe that working class people are racist. They say they talk about immigration so much to address people’s “real concerns”.

Black and white win by unity

25 August 2015
It is ‘common sense’ that black people should organise separately to fight racism. But a socialist strategy of unity is more effective at winning change

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.