Convoy to Calais part 2

Mitch Mitchell continues his report from the convoy to Calais, bringing food, clothes and solidarity to the migrants camped there.

Defend workers’ rights – against McCluskey

Unite activist Ian Allinson responds to Len McCluskey's attempt to undermine the free movement policy agreed at Labour conference.

Government shuts door on child refugees

Amid the coronavirus chaos, the UK government is quietly shutting the door on child refugees.

Convoy to Calais

Mitch Mitchell reports on the convoy that he and others are taking to Calais this weekend with food, clothes and other things that have been donated by people in the UK to show solidarity with the migrants there. 

The Ghetto uprising – resistance is never futile!

Jan Ladzinski introduces Wladyslaw Szlengel's poem, Counterattack, on the 72nd anniversary of the start of revolt in the Warsaw Ghetto Exactly 72 years ago the Warsaw Ghetto saw an unexpected revolt. In the years of the...

Migrant solidarity protest in Manchester

Mikhil Karnik reports About 100-150 protesters gathered and laid flowers outside the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal in Manchester on Friday evening. They were there in solidarity with those asylum seekers and migrants who have perished...
A banner that reads - Black lives matter - signed, Scotland

Black Lives Matter: ‘If you are not angry, you are not paying attention’

Five years after the murder of Sheku Bayoh,  Ikenna Azụbụike Ọnwụnabọnze explains the relevance of Black Lives Matter in Scotland.

Review: The Kaiser’s Holocaust

Mark Winter reviews David Olusoga and Casper W. Erichsen 2010 book The Kaiser's Holocaust: Germany's Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism David Olusoga is a British-Nigerian historian, writer and broadcaster who has championed the unearthing of black...

The roots of American racism 2: The Civil War and after sees racism undermined,...

In the second part of a four-part series, Bill Crane examines the origins of racism in the United States. Here he looks at how in the Civil War of the 1860s and the Reconstruction...

The secret of its weakness: racism and the working class movement in Britain

Colin Barker reviews Satnam Virdee's book Racism, Class and the Racialized Outsider, which is an important contribution to the debates around race and class.