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 real effects of racist immigration policy

Kat Burdon-Manley lays out how the current government's failures around the Mediterranean migrant crisis links to immigration policy at home In the first half of 2015 an unprecedented number of people were killed on the...

#GE2017: Why does Labour make concessions to the right when it comes to immigration?

Jonas Liston reflects on Angela Rayner's recent appearance on Question Time. How can she be awful on immigration whilst savaging the Tories on everything else?

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...

Theresa May on terrorism – ramping up failed, racist policies

Theresa May has unveiled new and extended anti-terrorism measures. As an rs21 member writes, this is a continuation of policies which have failed in the Middle East and are encouraging racism here. Today, in a...

St Pancras die-in protests clearing of Calais refugee camp

Kate Bradley reports On Saturday, around 200 people gathered at St Pancras International train station in London to protest against the clearance of the 'Jungle' refugee camp in Calais. The demonstration was called by London2Calais,...

LET – THEM – IN!

Miriyam Aouragh salutes solidarity initiatives from below that counter the racist border policies of our rulers. "I'm happy to look after children, take them to kindergarten, school and wherever they need. I can cook for...

EU debate: “We will have to be making strong and principled arguments against immigration...

Luke Evans discusses some of the term of debates that revolutionary socialist should hold in mind when debating the EU referendum There will be a referendum on EU membership, as a consequence of the Tory...

Migration FAQ: why now?

Nick Evans answers some common questions around the migration crisis Why now? More people around the world were forcibly displaced in 2014 than ever before in recorded history. Of those 59.5 million people, 19.5 million were classed by...

UKIPwatch: Nasty Nigel in Norfolk

Nick O'Brien, from anti-racist group We Are Norwich, reports on Norfolk, where Labour and the Greens held on in Norwich, but in the surrounding area UKIP made gains. Over 540, 000 people voted for UKIP in the East...