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After 9 June: on labelling fascists

Defeating racism will take more than an anti-fascist strategy, but we should clearly identify the fascist core of the new right wing street movement,...

Hundreds resist fascist march in Dover despite violent attacks from Nazi thugs

report by rs21, pictures by Steve Eason There were ugly scenes in Dover last Saturday as around 150-200 Nazis tried to march through the town...

Dover calling: antifascists get ready to defend migrants from Nazi threat

Antifascists are heading to Dover tomorrow, Saturday 30 January, to oppose an anti-migrant demo organised by various Nazi outfits. rs21 spoke to activists involved in...

Solidarity demo counters Zionist mobilisation at London Palestinian Mission

As the number of Palestinian deaths in recent weeks continues to rise, Sherrl Yanowitz reports from last night's protest at the Palestinian Mission to counter...

Dover: what kind of anti fascist movement do we need?

A letter from Thanet anti-fascists. On Saturday 12 September, the National Front, South East Alliance and other Nazi outfits numbering around 200-250 were able to...
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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...
Large numbers of police protect EDL marchers

Walthamstow EDL protest: outnumbered by cops, undefeated by Nazis

rs21 members report from yesterday's protest, which aimed to stop the EDL marching in Walthamstow, north east London   On 9 May the nazi English Defence...

EDL prevented from breaking through in Oxford

Anti-fascist demonstrators significantly outnumbered the fascist English Defence League in Oxford on Saturday, and prevented them from marching through the centre of the city.

Gang abuse in Oxford

Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale argue we need to prevent racists from exploiting the suffering of victims of abuse but we also need to...
Anti-fascists marching through Manchester

EDL outnumbered by anti-fascists in Manchester

About 200 to 300 supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) were bussed in to Manchester's Albert Square today (Saturday). They held a rally inside a police...

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Westferry printworks

Johnson’s bonanza for private capital

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Westferry printworks

Johnson’s bonanza for private capital

The Tories are increasing spending, but the money is going to the rich. Adam Blanden argues that this represents the acceleration of Britain’s transformation into a ‘speculator state’.

Defund the police. Disarm the state.

The demand to defund the police should extend beyond reallocating existing government spending. We also need to address the racist ways that the state polices all aspects of working-class life.

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The Black Lives Matter movement in 2020: results and prospects

Jaswinder Blackwell-Pal considers the situation of the BLM movement in Britain and argues for centring the politics of abolition and anti-imperialist solidarity.