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Dale Farm eviction – the racism that shames Britain

The shocking police violence around the eviction of travellers at Dale Farm exposed the racism at the heart of British society, write Natalie Silverstein and Luke Cooper…

Troy Davis: murdered by the state of Georgia

The state of Georgia has carried out a modern day lynching,, writes Jeff Albertson…

Dale Farm resists eviction

Natalie Silverstein reports on the latest developments at Dale Farm, a travelled community threatened with eviction…

Troy Davis: 10 reasons why he should not be executed

Troy Davis, an innocent man on death row in Georgia, USA, has now been executed by lethal injection, in yet another shocking example of the racism that still shames the…

‘Fuck the police!’ Working-class youth and the routine abuse of power

This article gives a stark insight into the day-to-day experience of police brutality and racism in our inner city communities that fuelled the recent riots. Although we don’t agree with…

What the riots reveal about Britain

Jeremy Dewar argues that August’s disturbances were not ‘criminality pure and simple’ but a youth uprising against police racism, poverty and social oppression…

More political persecution of student activists

Dan Edmonds reports on the latest round of students going through the courts after the protests AS THE courts prepare to give recent alleged rioters punitive sentences and the right…

The week the youth fought back

Marcus Halaby recounts how the London and UK riots of August 2011 unfolded…

In rape cases, who is on trial?

The acquittal of Dominique Strauss Kahn and the public character assassination of his victim reveal a lot about societies attitudes towards rape, argues Jo Cassidy…

British justice – class justice

The vengeful sentencing after the riots have revealed the true nature of the capitalist state. Jeremy Dewar calls for a campaign to defend all the detainees…