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Anders Behring Breivik had no legitimate grievance

Politicians should not use the Norway attacks to drag the idea of multicultural failure into mainstream acceptability, write Gavan Titley and Alana Lentin in this excellent piece at Comment is Free.…

Massacre in Norway: the threat of Islamophobia and violent, right wing politics

What motivated Anders Behring Breivik to kill over 90 people in Norway? His actions can only be understood in the context of rising Islamophobia and the far right, argues Dave…

Lowkey – rap and revolution

Rapper Lowkey is hugely popular for his radical political message and activism. He is profiled by Matt Chew…

Obituary: Gil Scott Heron Poet, musician, author, fighter

Jeremy Dewar reviews the life of GIl Scott Heron, who died 27 May 2011 The revolution will not be right back after a message ‘bout a white tornado, white lightning…

Fight racism – defend migrants

Prime Minister David Cameron has again whipped up racist fears about immigration, calling for “good immigration, not mass immigration” and claiming he will stop “hundreds of thousands” coming to Britain.…

Thousands march for Smiley Culture

“DIRTY BABYLON!” snarled the crowd in time to the reggae beat. It was a line from a 1980s Smiley Culture hit: “Cockney say Ol’ Bill, we say Dirty Babylon”. How…

Justice for Smiley – Justice for all who have died in police custody!

The death of Smiley Culture while in police custody has struck a chord that has resonated deeply across south London and Britain’s black community. Even the Evening Standard says thousands…

Brixton riots 1981: the fight against racism

From the Workers Power archive – April 1981. Mark Hoskisson explains the causes of the Brixton riots, poverty, alienation and systematic racist abuse from the police…

Smiley Culture dies in police custody

Demonstrate against police custody deaths, remember Smiley 16 April 2011, 12pm South Bank Gym, 124-130 Wandsworth Road (Vauxhall tube) SMILEY CULTURE, Britain’s first rap star, died on Tuesday 15 March…

Cameron attacks multiculturalism

The UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron attacked multiculturalism in a speech in Munich recently, David Stockton looks at the racism behind the row over multiculturalism…