I wish there was a secret army of fish

by Miriyam Aouragh I wish there was a secret army of fish with magical powers near Lampedusa that saved our brothers and sisters when drowning. I wish there were ghosts springing from these dead-underwater bodies that...

Peckham Pride: ‘When one marginalised group becomes a target, it is a risk to...

Last Saturday saw the second year of Peckham Pride; marching through south London in a show of solidarity between the LGBT community and migrants. Ida-Sofie Picard, an organiser for Lesbians and Gays Support the...

Hey, hey, Theresa May, how many kids have you drowned today?

Campaigners are standing up to the Tories' racism against immigrants and refugees. Sherrl Yanowitz and Neil Rogall report from the protest at Downing Street on 20 August. Yesterday our vile Home Secretary Theresa May was in...

Margate mobilises against UKIP’s ‘Nasty Little Nigel’

Bunny La Roche reports: Over a hundred people gathered on a beautiful sunny day in Margate on May 17 to protest against Nigel Farage. The UKIP leader was speaking at a public meeting at the Winter Gardens....

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...

‘Refugees Welcome Here: Racism out of the Referendum’ rally report

While some of the pro-remain arguments about the EU itself are naive, the rally showed the importance and the possibility of uniting around a strong anti-racist position, whatever the referendum result. Charlie Hore reports.   "The referendum debate...

Review: The Kaiser’s Holocaust

Mark Winter reviews David Olusoga and Casper W. Erichsen 2010 book The Kaiser's Holocaust: Germany's Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism David Olusoga is a British-Nigerian historian, writer and broadcaster who has championed the unearthing of black...

Windrush and the politics of unconditional solidarity

Outrage over the treatment of the Windrush generation is welcome - but we must also reject the narrative of "good" and "bad" migrants

‘End marginalization, treat us humanely’: Somalis protest in Wandsworth

This week, the Somali community in Wandsworth protested their treatment at the hands of Wandsworth social services. Kate Bradley reports. Around 200 protesters filled the street outside the offices of Wandsworth Council in south London...

Does migration undermine workers’ rights? A case study from waste management

Kate Bradley asks what labour stratification in the waste management industry tells us about British capitalism – and whether ‘managed migration’ would be the answer to the sector’s poor working conditions. Following Jeremy Corbyn’s speech...