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...

Cambridge rallies to refugee cause

Mitch Mitchell reports: Yesterday in Cambridge city centre, over 150 people gathered for a short march and rally in support of refugees, many of whom are stranded in a camp under harsh conditions in the...

revolutionary reflections | From the War on Drugs to Black Lives Matter: exposing the...

 The war on drugs has played a significant part in the creation of the prison-industrial complex that has condemned the lives of millions of Black Americans. In this article for Black History Month Laura...

“Shoot As Well As Cook”: the Black Panther Party, sexism and the struggle today

We need to remember the contributions of black women to past struggles if we're to take forward the fight for justice today, writes Shanice McBean. Black women are at the forefront of the struggle that has emerged...

Historical Materialism 2014: Migration, the Labour Market and Social Reproduction

The second of three articles by UNITE union activist Ian Allinson, reporting from four very useful sessions on learning the North American Labour movement at this year's Historical Materialism conference. We're all busy fighting to...

On the march against police racism and violence: report from California

Protests against police violence and racism have continued all week in America, with the biggest marches on Saturday. rs21 member Amy Gilligan reports from California. Tens of thousands of people in cities across the US took to...
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Discrimination in selection?

Professional statistician Nancy Carpenter and Unite activist Ian Allinson explain how to check for discrimination in situations like redundancy selection. It's common for employers to select employees for various purposes, including recruitment, redundancy, appraisals, pay...

Waltham Forest Pride: we can’t arrest our way to liberation

Police protection for LGBT people may be a mark of social progress - but liberation does not come from getting the cops on side

Protesters gather in Dover to demand open borders and migrant rights

Roderick Cobley and Mitch Mitchell report on Saturday's Open Dover demo on the Kent coast (Open Dover demonstration in support of migrants – photo by Steve Eason) Around 500 protesters turned up on a rainy...

Trump inauguration: Edinburgh protests

Eileen Cook reports on two demonstrations in Edinburgh in less than twenty-four hours. The first, on Friday evening, was called by Stand Up to Racism, UCU Scotland, Muslim Women's Association, anti-war and peace groups and...