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.
Protest – Solidarity with refugees and migrants: Stop the scapegoating! Monday 7 January
Home Office 2 Marsham Street, SW1P 4DF London
National Unity Demonstration Against Racism & Fascism
** Supporters of fascist English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson have said they will march in London on Saturday 14 July. They are trying to build a far right street movement in Britain. ** Stand Up To Racism and Unite Against Fascism counter protest
The mobilisation of around 15,000 far-right supporters in London for the imprisoned Tommy Robinson has been a wake-up call for many on the left.
The intention of Saturday’s march was clear — to normalise and spread the most vitriolic anti-Muslim hatred and to build a new far-right movement based on the growth of anti-Muslim groups across Europe.
Following the reactionary campaign that dominated the June 2016 referendum on EU membership and the racism and xenophobia that were stirred up in its aftermath, there has been a gradual shift in the terrain of the fight over immigration policy in Britain.