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.

Panic on the streets of Birmingham?

Andrew N, Birmingham NUT executive member (personal capacity), argues that the left needs to stand against Islamophobes and reject media scapegoating Photo: Paul Clarke If you were to believe the headlines in certain Tory papers recently,...
Dylan Roof

After Dylann Roof: What is fascism?

After Dylann Roof's racist massacre in Charleston, we republish an article by Anindya Bhattacharyya written in response to Anders Behring Breivik's massacre on 22 July 2011. The following article was originally a contribution to the...

Demonstrate in London TODAY against racism and in solidarity with migrants

  The EU referendum has unleashed a torrent of racism. Migration has been attacked and scapegoated by both campaigns – with Leave stoking up bigotry against immigrants and Remain responding by capitulating and...

Why Russia backs Assad: a view from Russia’s anti-imperialist left

The editors of the Russian socialist website openleft.ru analyse why Russia is now openly moving troops into Syria to support the Assad regime. A whole range of evidence  indicates that Russia is activating its military...

‘Shut down Yarlswood’: momentum grows at large demo

On Saturday 12 March, Movement for Justice by Any Means Necessary organised a demonstration calling for the closure of Yarlswood detention centre. Duncan Thomas reports. Yarlswood detention centre has long been emblematic of the cruelty and injustice of the British immigration...

Duggan family launches fresh appeal for witnesses on anniversary of Mark’s death

The Justice for Mark Duggan family campaign is launching a fresh appeal for witnesses to Mark's death at the hands of police three years ago today. The only independent witness to the shooting to come...

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...

Migrant workers: legislating for precarity

Mikhil Karnik, an immigration lawyer in Manchester, explains how changes in immigration law are driving migrant workers towards greater precarity One measure of the distinction made between EU nationals and other immigrants is the disproportionate use...

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.