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Tories' racist shame—they are the real racists

03 May 2016
David Cameron said last week, “Antisemitism is like racism, it is unacceptable.” Cameron is a hypocrite. In the same week as he attacked Labour’s supposed antisemitism, he was backing the Tory candidate for London mayor Zac Goldsmith.

Cameron uses anti-Muslim race hatred in desperate bid to win votes

26 April 2016
The Tories are whipping up an Islamophobic witch-hunt to try and revive Zac Goldsmith’s ailing campaign in the London mayoral election.

Is the left to blame for antisemitism ?

26 April 2016
The ruling class is desperate to undermine Jeremy Corbyn and the broader left. Nick Clark looks at the real agenda of right wingers who have accused anti-racists of antisemitism

Celebrate election of Malia Bouattia as NUS president

21 April 2016
Racists and the right wing press went into meltdown over the election of a black Muslim woman as president of the students’ NUS union.

Racism in the race for London mayor

19 April 2016
Zac Goldmsith’s campaign to become London mayor is remarkable for one thing only—its filthy racism.

Mythical Muslims

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

Channel 4's What Muslims Really Think peddles the myths of the right

12 April 2016
Trevor Phillips dredged up every Islamophobic myth to publicise his Channel 4 show, What Muslims Really Think, in the Daily Mail newspaper this week.

The media—a house of spin built on lies

30 March 2016
Faycal Cheffou, the only person to be charged with last week’s Brussels attacks that killed 31 people, was released on Tuesday of this week. The authorities seized and named Cheffou hours after the attacks. Media outlets were quick to condemn him.

More repression won’t stop terror attacks

22 March 2016
Within hours of the killings in Brussels, commentators were speculating about whether the bombings were “revenge” for the arrest of Salah Abdeslam.

Rallying to resist racism—thousands take to the streets across Britain

22 March 2016
Twenty thousand people marched through London last Saturday to say refugees are welcome and to reject racism and scapegoating. Over 3,000 marched in Glasgow and 300 in Cardiff

GALLERY - London Stand Up to Racism demonstration

19 March 2016
Twenty thousand people marched through London today to say refugees are welcome and to reject racism, Islamophobia, antisemitism and scapegoating.

Enthusiastic meetings to build 19 March anti-racism demonstrations

10 March 2016
Meetings and rallies continued this week to build the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) demonstrations in London, Glasgow and Cardiff on Saturday 19 March.

Horror of anti-refugee racism must be challenged - step up the fight

08 March 2016
Meetings across Britain have shown the potential to build big anti-racist demonstrations on 19 March—now it’s time for the final push to show that Britain says ‘refugees welcome here’

Protesters prepare to take on the racists on Saturday 19 March

09 February 2016
Campaigners spoke of a “new hope” for pushing back racism at Unite Against Fascism’s annual conference last Saturday.

Solidarity pours in for Birmingham teachers striking to defend victimised union rep

09 February 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, in an increasingly bitter dispute with school bosses.

Terror watchdog adds to growing pressure on Tories' Islamophobic Prevent strategy

04 February 2016
The government’s own terror watchdog has called for an independent review into its Islamophobic Prevent strategy.

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

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

‘Islamophobia has become mainstream’, says new report

02 February 2016
The Prevent strategy is “undermining children’s rights to freedom of thought”, according to a new report by the Institute of Race Relations.

Waging war in the name of women

26 January 2016
Our rulers often push racism to aid their war drives, while telling us they are defending women. Sadie Robinson demolishes their lies—and says liberation can only come from below

Traditionally submissive? Muslims mock David Cameron's racism

26 January 2016
Muslim women took to social media to mock Tory David Cameron’s racist and sexist slur that they are “traditionally submissive”.

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