The roots of American racism

Why is America so racist? In the first of four articles, American socialist Bill Crane explains how today's struggles around Ferguson and police racism have their roots in a history of slavery and dispossession. It's...

#M18: Vienna protests against racism and attacks on the right to protest

Report and photos by Nick Evans. "Stop instrumentalising us. Muslim women are fed up with being told what to wear. We want freedom to wear what we want." The #M18 demonstration in Vienna began with...

Refugee Lifeboat: Statement of intent

We work to provide direct practical and material solidarity with migrants, but also to wage a political struggle against the state, racism and imperialism.

Keep On Keeping On! – the Redskins and me (part 2)

In the second part of his recollections on the Redskins, Colin Revolting recalls being a revolutionary during the miners' strike and its aftermath during the Redskins' growing popularity, including TV appearances, being attacked by...

Thanet activists prepare for protest against UKIP conference

Dan Swain spoke to members of Thanet Stand Up to UKIP about their campaign and the demonstration this weekend against UKIP's spring conference. On Saturday activists in Nigel Farage's target seat of South Thanet will...
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St Pancras ‘die-in’ video report

On Saturday 16 January, activists staged a 'die-in' at London's St Pancras station, in solidarity with the refugees in Calais. Video report by Duncan Thomas. Title image by Steve Eason.

“My son was killed in the hands of police”

The death of Rashan Charles in police custody has led to the largest anti-police protest in Hackney for some years, and the first large black protest since the riots of 2011, writes Charlie Hore. Several...

BMA votes against charges for migrants

On the day of the EU Referendum, doctors voted against borders. Report by Nick Evans The British Medical Association voted to denounce charges for migrants trying to access NHS services on Thursday. Delegates at the...

Tottenham attacks: antifascist vigil attracts 200 in show of unity and defiance

(report and pics from Shanice McBean) Some 200 anti-fascists gathered outside Tottenham town hall in north London on Monday evening following antisemitic attacks by Polish fascist group Zjednoczeni Emigranci on Saturday. The crowd was a healthy mix of local...

The diary of a Scottish Muslim woman after the Christchurch massacre

Tarrant’s racist ideas are sanctioned and practised by the very top of Western state structures, by far-right organisations and by sections of the media; he just put them into practice.