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Jun 6 2019
A new book on forced labour, trafficking and other forms of extreme exploitation encourages reflection on the duplicities and contradictions in the current debate.
Dec 6 2018
Frances Webber explains why Corporate Watch's 'The UK border regime: a critical guide' is an essential resource for activists.
Sep 6 2018
A seminal radical black feminist text, first published in 1985, which tells the story of black women’s experiences in Britain, has now been republished by Verso, at a time when we need it more than ever.
Jul 19 2018
A review on a powerful exhibition at the British Library on the relationship between Britain and the Caribbean post-Windrush, which refuses to take the usual UK-centric approach.
Jun 7 2018
Frances Webber reviews Corporate Watch's new report: 'Who is immigration policy for? The media-politics of the hostile environment'.
May 17 2018
A new report by the Chief Inspector of Prisons on an inspection of a 2017 charter flight deporting people to third countries makes for horrifying reading.
May 3 2018
The abject failure of French President Macron to carry out his promise to get refugees ‘off the streets, out of the woods’ by the end of 2017 is highlighted in the latest report by Refugee Rights Europe (RRE).
Apr 19 2018
A new and important report by Warwick University investigates counterterrorism in the NHS, revealing how lines are blurred between safeguarding and surveillance, security risk and social care and mental health and radicalisation.
Jun 29 2017
Go Home? The politics of Immigration Controversies brings together voices against and surrounding the government’s tougher stance on immigration.
May 25 2017
The unique contribution of teacher Chris Searle to education in London’s East End was celebrated at the launch of his autobiography, Isaac and I: a life in poetry, on 20 May.
May 4 2017
A new report by HOPE not Hate, Breitbart - A rightwing plot to shape Europe’s future, explores Breitbart’s influence on global politics, the creation of fake news and its expansion into London.
Apr 5 2017
A play built around seventy long interviews with ‘leavers’ and ‘remainers’ about their feelings after the Brexit vote, inadvertently, provides insights into the immigration debate.
Mar 8 2017
With only a few weeks left to view the exhibition on the ‘70s Grunwick strike, ‘We are the lions’ you are advised to hightail it down to the Library at Willesden Green and see it while you still can. (It closes on 26 March)