Against Racism, for Social Justice
Feb 26 2015
Everyone should read a recent report by the National Coalition of Independent Action (NCIA) on the ways in which neoliberal policies are destroying the purpose and politics of voluntary groups.
Jan 29 2015
The British government is still failing to uphold UN conventions in its treatment of asylum-seeking children and child refugees, according to the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE).
Nov 13 2014
Two new reports, prepared by the National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups (NFGLG), with the assistance of academic colleagues, ask hard questions of the coalition government.
Nov 13 2014
A new book on Ottoboah Cuguano brings to life the history of eighteenth century anti-slavery agitation.
Oct 16 2014
A Human Rights Watch report, criticising Israel's inhumane treatment of African asylum seekers, provides an opportunity to reflect on the extension of the Prevention of Infiltration Law, first used against Palestinians in 1954.
Oct 16 2014
An impressive new film on the death of Mark Duggan, and the riots that followed, provides a welcome radical alternative narrative.
Sep 18 2014
A new report by Human Rights First on fascism in Hungary and Greece raises important questions. But its orientation towards US national interests smacks of Cold War thinking.
Jul 24 2014
A timely pamphlet aimed primarily at French trades unionists provides an opportunity to reflect on the FN's growing appeal to working-class voters.
Jul 3 2014
Thirty-five years after East London teacher Blair Peach was murdered by the Metropolitan police at a demonstration against the racist National Front in Southall in April 1979, the struggle to determine the exact circumstances and perpetrators of his death still continues.
May 1 2014
Nicky Road examines three recent reports documenting the treatment of young asylum seekers in the UK.
Mar 27 2014
At a time when anti-racism in education is often being reduced to 'cultural awareness' projects, Show Racism the Red Card’s direct tackling of racism is welcome.
Jan 30 2014
There is much to commend in No Place to Call Home, a potted history of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in the UK and Ireland, but its reliance on police sources is worrying.
Jan 23 2014
An indictment of the treatment of poor North African migrants in Belgium and the devastating effects of incarceration has been published as a volume of poetry (in French).
Jan 9 2014
A graphic portrayal of the causes, the mechanics and the deadly effects of European migration policies makes the 2013 Atlas of Migration in Europe an indispensable resource.