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Anger as the 'shambles' of Calais camp demolition puts child refugees at risk

24 October 2016
Authorities in France began removing migrants and refugees from the Calais “jungle” camp today, Monday. It was home to some 8,000 refugees, including 1,500 children and young people.

Solidarity for child refugees arriving in Croydon after press goes on the attack

20 October 2016
Politicians and newspapers have whipped up a vile debate about whether small numbers of refugee children arriving from Calais are adults.

LETTERS: It’s time to get organised after the Stand Up To Racism conference

18 October 2016
We need unity in action to combat the rise of the far right across Europe. That was the message to take away from the Stand Up To Racism conference.

Anti-racists take to streets across Britain to demand child refugees are let in

15 October 2016
Two men who came to Britain as child refugees in the 1930s spoke out for the refugee children of today at London Liverpool Street last night Friday. Labour lord Alf Dubs and Professor Leslie Brent came as part of the “Kindertransport” trains fleeing the Nazis. 

Ealing and Haringey - anti-racists get organised and on the streets in London

12 October 2016
Anti-racists lobbied Ealing council in west London yesterday, Tuesday, to demand councillors support the implementation of the "Dubs Amendment". 

New tests for Jeremy Corbyn after purge of the right

11 October 2016
Right wing members of the Labour Party were raging last week after left wing party Jeremy Corbyn moved against them with a shadow cabinet reshuffle.

Birth of a movement—voices of resistance from the Stand Up To Racism conference

11 October 2016
The Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) conference in London united refugees, councillors, students, trade unionists and others —and showed the potential to push back racism.

Huge conference shows how we can stop Tory racism

11 October 2016
The Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) conference last Saturday was a fantastic success. It must now become the launchpad for a mass social movement.

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott speak at Stand Up To Racism conference

11 October 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott, new shadow home secretary, were greeted with a standing ovation as they entered the Stand Up To Racism conference today, Saturday.

Afternoon workshops at Stand Up To Racism conference

11 October 2016
Migrant workers are not to blame for falling wages and worsening conditions at work.

Activists build for Stand Up To Racism conference to launch mass movement

03 October 2016
It will bring together solidarity with refugees, opposition to the Islamophobic Prevent strategy, organising against racist attacks and activists in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Leeds activists 'disgusted' by Rachel Reeves' phoney 'concern' over immigration

30 September 2016
People in Leeds are angry at their Labour MP Rachel Reeves’ scaremongering speech over immigration.

Defend refugees, organise against the rise in racist attacks

27 September 2016
Anti-racists are organising solidarity with migrant workers and Muslims under attack.

French president wants to destroy the Calais camp

27 September 2016
French president Francois Hollande spoke in Calais on Monday. He pledged that the “jungle” refugee settlement there would be “completely and definitively dismantled” by the end of the year.

Labour won’t win support by clamping down on migrants

27 September 2016
As politicians claim Labour needs to clamp down on migrants to win back the ‘white working class’, Dave Sewell argues solidarity with migrants needs to be a priority for the movement

Protesters in US face ‘barbaric oppressor’ after cops kill again

20 September 2016
Protests erupted in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday of last week after police shot dead black man Keith Scott.

Resist the rise in racism

19 September 2016
An attack on a pregnant woman in Bletchley has focused attention on racism. People in the Milton Keynes town told Tomáš Tengely-Evans about their experiences, the impact of the EU vote—and how they are fighting back

20,000 join Refugees Welcome march through London

17 September 2016
Up to 20,000 people from all over Britain marched through central London today, Saturday, to say Refugees Welcome.

TUC congress delegates pass motions opposing austerity and racism

13 September 2016
The TUC bureaucracy was pessimistic about the prospects of defending workers' rights at conference in Brighton this week.

Need for unity after racist attack in Leeds

13 September 2016
A group of up to 20 teenagers beat up a Polish man in Leeds, West Yorkshire, last week in a suspected racially aggravated assault.

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