Tag: war on terror

Marching lines of police stretching into the distance near parliament

200 years after Peterloo, do we face a new wave of repression?

As we approach the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacre, Ian Allinson argues that the right are pressing Boris Johnson to introduce a new wave of repression.

The diary of a Scottish Muslim woman after the Christchurch massacre

Tarrant’s racist ideas are sanctioned and practised by the very top of Western state structures, by far-right organisations and by sections of the media; he just put them into practice.

Citizenship deprivation at the nexus of race, gender and geopolitics

Counter-terrorism policing functions to help further advance, harden and normalise the security state in the name of national security.

Confronting China’s War on Terror

Socialists should offer solidarity to the China's repressed minorities without pinning hopes on Washington as an ally of the Uyghur cause.

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...
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Fighting the Prevent agenda

The Prevent agenda is an Islamophobic policy framework that pushes forces racist policing into teachers' classrooms.

“The United States of America is awesome”

A report on the CIA's use of torture between 2001 and 2006 was released on December 9, after five years of investigation, $40 million and heavy redactions. Cc. image courtesy of The U.S Army In...
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New terror laws – nothing but racist propaganda

Civil liberties are eroded and Muslims scapegoated – and all without evidence writes Lois JC On Friday the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre or JTAC upped the UK's terror threat level to 'severe'. This...

Review: The Muslims are Coming!

Hsiao-Hung Pai reviews Arun Kundnani's latest book The Muslims Are Co­ming!: Islamophobia, Extremism and the Domestic War on Terror (Verso, 2014) In a period when racism is on the rise and the far right is...