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US ‘Strike for black lives’ called as details emerge of George Floyd’s killing

US  ‘Strike for black lives’ called as details emerge of George Floyd’s killing A coalition of trade unions and campaign groups in the US is organising a “strike for black lives,” set for Monday 20 July.

Protests continue to say that Black Lives Matter and refugee lives matter

Protests continue to say that Black Lives Matter and refugee lives matter Anti-racist protests took place in many parts of Britain on Wednesday

Anti-racist rage boils over in protests across the US

Anti-racist rage boils over in protests across the US Protests are continuing to rage across the US over the racist murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin a month ago. 

Tulsa: the city of Trump’s rally is the site of a racist massacre

Tulsa: the city of Trump’s rally is the site of a racist massacre In 1921 racists wanted to put black people down, and break workers' unity

This movement must try to fight all forms of racism

This movement must try to fight all forms of racism Although different groups are affected differently by racism this must not divide the struggle against it says Yuri Prasad  

Anti-racist rebellion grows in Britain

Anti-racist rebellion grows in Britain Thousands of people across Britain joined another wave of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests over the weekend. Socialist Worker reports

Thousands join Black Lives Matter protests across Britain

13 June 2020
Thousands of people across Britain have joined another wave of protests as part of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

Anti-racists across Britain take the knee

10 June 2020
Thousands of people “took the knee” to protest against racism and remember George Floyd

Thousands in Oxford call for Rhodes statue to be torn down

10 June 2020
Around 4,000 people gathered on Tuesday to call for the removal of the statue of the racist and imperialist Cecil Rhodes that fronts Oriel College in central Oxford.

Protesters rally around call to defund the police

08 June 2020
Across protests in the US a furious call is going out to “defund the police”. 

The revolt runs deep—take it to its most radical conclusions

08 June 2020
The power is in the streets. It’s not enough to write to your congressman or circulate a petition anymore

System is shaken by a storm of anti-racism

08 June 2020
The Black Lives Matter ­movement has sparked a wave of mass protests in countries across the world.

Historic US rebellion is an inspiring challenge to the system

08 June 2020
The magnificent uprising taking place across the US is historic. Mass demonstrations following the police murder of George Floyd have now continued for more than two weeks. The rebellion is the most significant in decades.

Protesters defy state repression to ensure Black Lives message is heard

08 June 2020
Many of the international solidarity protests took aim at police racism and violence in their own countries—and many defied state repression and bans.

Trump opens a rift with US ruling class

08 June 2020
Many in the US ruling class may be beginning to wonder whether Trump is worth the trouble

Militant marches demand Black Lives Matter across Britain

07 June 2020
A monster march snaked through London on Sunday as tens of thousands of people protested to say Black Lives Matter. 

Ten days that may have changed the world

06 June 2020
Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, gives his analysis of the momentous US events

‘We are rebelling against the system that allows racism to exist,’ say US protesters

04 June 2020
As repression and resistance rage on the streets of US cities more than a week after George Floyd’s murder, Socialist Worker spoke to eyewitnesses on the protests

Thousands across Britain take the knee in solidarity with George Floyd

03 June 2020
People across Britain “took the knee” at 6pm on Wednesday to protest against the police murder of George Floyd.

Tens of thousands join angry anti-racist demonstration in London

03 June 2020
A big, young and angry protest filled the streets of central London on Wednesday to demand justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga

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