All anti-racists have a duty to stand up to the vile racism we have seen in response to Covid-19 and campaign for the government to adopt an approach that saves the maximum number of lives, not put hundreds of thousands of people at risk.
Boris Johnson’s Tory government has launched a new offensive to whip up racism in advance of the attacks on living standards that will accompany the Brexit it is pursuing.
Build the marches against racism on 21 March, that take place to mark UN Anti Racism Day.
The Tories have launched an attack on all working people with their new immigration policy. It will probably do serious damage to our public services, even if big exemptions and exclusions from the new restrictions are finally put in place.
Behind all the populist rhetoric about restricting cheap labour, the major risk is that the system is actually designed to create a new, lower category of worker in this country, akin to something like the gastarbeiter (“guest worker”) status in Germany.
Well worth watching this excellent video of examples of Fidel Castro and the Cubans helping black people fight colonialism and racism.
We are experiencing a worsening impact of both austerity and racism. International Women’s Day is an important opportunity to remind us that women are disproportionately impacted by both.
London demonstration: Assemble 12noon
Park Lane, near Dorchester Hotel W1K 1QA