Last night’s event at a packed out Friend’s Meeting House in Euston, entitled Resistance: the Best Olympic Spirit, was truly inspiring. We are glad to be able to post the audio of the speeches made by John Carlos and Janet Alder below.
A full report from last night’s event can be found on the TUSC Independent […]
By Mhairi McAlpine / @Mhairi_McAlpine
Religion gets a bad press on the Left.
A month after the shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in the town of Sanford, Florida, his killer, George Zimmerman, is still a free man. Zimmerman has told local police he was attacked from behind and acted in self-defence but there is overwhelming evidence, both from witness accounts and recordings of 911 calls, that […]Read more →
by Mairead Tagg
Last month I had a horrible experience at Glasgow Starbucks in Exchange Square. I went there Â quite early in the morning to do some work and was then forced to listen to a really racist “joke” made by someone who was chatting very loudly and laughing with staff. There was another woman buying […]
By Koos CouvÃ©e
Eleven years after the release of Injustice, a film about deaths in police custody, director Ken Fero remains a relatively unknown filmmaker. Despite having received several international awards and being dubbed â€œone of the most powerful films ever made in this countryâ€ by the Guardian, the film was never broadcast on British television. […]
Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Panel member speaking in Lewisham about the next steps necessary.
On Tuesday 6thÂ March Dr Richard Stone will be leading a public discussion organised by the Lewisham Anti-Racist Action Group, in Lewisham Town Hall, Catford.
ByÂ Lance Goodey
I arrived around 11am and found my friends and a group of around 50+ Anti-Fa, including a sound system waiting. There was a heavy police presence, but no Section 60 in force, which surprised me.
There was a loose line of police cordoning off the bottom of St Enochâ€™s Square, but I just walked through […]
While leaving home from work with the UAF dispute sadly still ongoing, I got a text from a fellow South Londoner and a call from a UAF activist confirming that British National Party members were leafleting Surbiton Rail Station, in South West London/Surrey.
When I got there, they were two men distributing BNP leaflets, one about […]Read more →
By Koos CouvÃ©e
In the autumn of last year I sat in a jam-packed room at the independent Bookmarks bookshop in Holborn, where Alana Lentin and Gavan Titley launched their new book, titled The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age.
By Mhairi McAlpineÂ / @mhairi_mcalpine
Unlike many other European countries, and indeed England at points in its history, Scotland has no significant history of fascist organisation. In the 20s and 30s, while it was in the ascendancy across Europe and a fascist presence was starting to be established in England under Mosley’s British Union of Fascists, Scotland […]
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