15 October could be a dark day for refugees in Calais

Mitch Mitchell reports on the French authorities' plans to demolish the refugee camp in Calais  It has been strongly rumored that the threatened closure and demolition of the refugee camp in Calais, often referred to...

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...

Making live and letting die: “refugees”, “migrants” and Fortress Europe

Chloe Haralambous reports on the refugee and migrant crisis from the Greek island of Lesvos, just a few miles of the Turkish coast. 93,000 people have made the journey into Europe through Lesvos this...

Two stories from Calais

On Saturday 19 September, members of the London2Calais group joined with others from the UK at the request of French agencies such as "L'Auberge des Migrants" and the Secours Catholic Church to take part...

Gang abuse in Oxford

Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale argue we need to prevent racists from exploiting the suffering of victims of abuse but we also need to go on the offensive against the cover-ups. The article includes...

Boomayiye – he shook up the world

Graham Campbell on the life and meaning of The Greatest. On Friday there was only one news story: the untimely passing of simply The Greatest. It took me a while to get writing - I literally cried all morning on...

Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin’s race problem

David Renton reviews the latest opportunistic attempt to make sense of the resurgence of reactionary politics in the West.

The roots of American racism 4: state racism and the new black resistance

In the last of four articles, Bill Crane looks at "colourblind" racism and mass incarceration since the Civil Rights movement – and how they have contributed to the police racism and violence that...

The bitter fruits of racism and imperialism

We comment on the recent attack on Charlie Hebdo. The attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo is something no one can justify. But, if we don't understand the roots of these events, we risk...

Citizenship deprivation at the nexus of race, gender and geopolitics

Counter-terrorism policing functions to help further advance, harden and normalise the security state in the name of national security.