“Our demand is quite simple. We want our freedom.” Protests in UK migration prisons...

A wave of protests in migration prisons across the UK began on Friday 2nd May.

Refugees – remember them?

Mitch Mitchell writes on Refugee Lifeboat, a new organisation that aims to marry humanitarian aid for refugees with an uncompromising political stand against state racism

10 years on: Timeline of anti-terror legislation since the July bombings

There has been an almost constant ramping-up of anti-terror legislation in the UK since the 9/11 bombings in 2001. Legislation passed that year set the context for subsequent laws. In the wake of the...

Thousands show solidarity with refugees at London demo

Steve Eason reports:  Following the public response to news reports of refugee deaths in the Mediterranean and the recent publicity of the struggles of refugees camped at Calais, and ahead of Monday's EU emergency meeting on...

Migration in the age of Imperialism’s four horsemen: part 2

The intensification of capitalist competition has created global markets and in the process has led to an imperialist period of capitalist development that has seen war, the uprooting of whole populations and environmental degradation...

One man’s terrorist…

Differing reactions to the violence perpetrated by white supremacists and Islamist jihadists reveal how racism is mobilised to advance projects of state domination, writes Duncan Thomas.   "You look like a terrorist", a woman once said...

rs21 Political Weekend: Racism, old and new

Mitch Mitchell writes: Anindya Bhattacharyya's meeting began with a series of photographs, the first, of a UKBA van in Bermondsey, was taken outside a "Lovely and British" boutique while border officers were checking to see whether there were...

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...

Migrant solidarity in London and Manchester

Two activists, Ewa Barker and Kate Bradley, discuss their involvment in migrant solidarity in London and Manchester Ewa Barker initiated Manchester to Calais. Here she explains the dynamic within the movement in Manchester The response to our...

BLM Cincinnati Statement on Police Brutality and Recent Events in Dallas

This statement was originally shared by Black Lives Matter Cincinnati through social media. On July 7, five police officers were reportedly killed by a sniper in Dallas, Texas. Law enforcement, media outlets, and elected officials are...