Racism: old, new and neoliberal

Anindya Bhattacharyya reflects on the changing nature of racism under neoliberal austerity, and its lessons for activists today, UN anti-racism day, 22 March 2014.

A spotlight on slavery’s legacy of racism

12 Years A Slave is a major political and cinematic event, argues Andy Cunningham. It deserves attention from socialists and from all those who fight for a better world. The latest film from director...

Nasty Little Nigel gets a rude welcome in Kent

Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, visited east Kent on Monday, but his visit did not quite go to plan – he was greeted by a throng of angry protesters.

Institutional racism and unsolved murders

Mitch Mitchell writes on the cases of Stephen Lawrence, the New Cross Gate fire, Kelso Cochrane, Rolan Adams and Ricky Reel. All these cases undermine the notion that the police can be relied upon to...

Trayvon Martin and Mark Duggan

Bill Crane compares the workings of the justice system for Trayvon Martin in the US and Mark Duggan in the UK – and notes the role of “colourblind” ideology to prop up racism in...

Leaflet for 30 January #justice4mark meeting

via Justice for Mark Duggan: