antiracism

Left unites to defend migrants

We are united by our opposition to home secretary Priti Patel’s militarisation of a humanitarian crisis.

19th August 2020 // 1 Comment

On “antisemitism”

One specious argument that those of us active in Palestine solidarity hear time after time is the hoary line that “Jews are not really Semites, so why say that they are the [...]

9th August 2020 // 0 Comments

Glasgow Anti-Racists defiant against Far-Right attacks

The demonstration was a great success in reasserting solidarity with Black Lives Matter and challenging the far-right backlash for control of Britain’s streets and squares. A strong, energetic and pluralistic anti-racist movement needs to be built in the days and weeks ahead.

22nd June 2020 // 2 Comments

Make Black Lives Matter

The surest way of reducing police violence is to reduce the power of the police, by cutting budgets and the number of officers. But we are not abandoning our communities to violence. We don’t want to just close police departments. We want to make them obsolete.

15th June 2020 // 2 Comments

Our Solidarity with the Worldwide Anti-Racist Revolt

Protestors around the world have shouted and carried signs proclaiming “Black Lives Matter” alongside the names of people of color killed by police locally – Adama Traoré, in France in 2016 and several cases in Britain – in ways similar to George Floyd. Demands to remove symbols of racist and imperialist oppression such as statues of Belgian King Leopold II who murderously exploited the Congo as a private capitalist space, or statues of slave traders in Britain, center of the transatlantic slave trade, echo demands to remove Confederate statues and Southern (pro-slavery) flags.

13th June 2020 // 0 Comments