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Racism as thoughtcrime

05 Apr 2012

In the light of the jailing of Liam Stacey for making racist comments on twitter about footballer and recent heart attack victim Fabrice Muamba , Paul Demarty takes a look at official ant-racism and the attitude of Marxists.

Police try to stop anti-fascist book launch

22 Mar 2012

Despite the clearly political intervention of the police, cowardly Quakers, and a handful of EDL youth, there was no stopping Tony Greensteins book launch in Brighton.

A load of old balls

12 Jan 2012

Racism persists in society - but, as recent scandals show, serious analysis has been replaced by moral hysteria, argues James Turley

Proper sites, not eviction

22 Sep 2011

Travellers must be free to follow the lifestyle of their choice, writes Peter Manson

Government demonises Muslims as extremists

17 Jun 2011

'Extremist' is being redefined to mean any Muslim who opposes British foreign policy. Eddie Ford looks at the revamped 'Prevent' strategy and the left's knee-jerk response

Left gets it wrong

21 Apr 2011

Cameron should not be condemned for playing into the hands of the BNP, argues Peter Manson. He should be condemned for pushing a vicious anti-working class line right now

'Anti-Zionist' holocaust denier

10 Mar 2011

Israeli jazz musician Gilad Atzmon represents a small but important current within the broader Palestine solidarity movement, writes Tony Greenstein. He sees the oppression of the Palestinians as being due to something inherent in Jewishness

National chauvinism and xeno-racism

02 Sep 2010

David Bates examines evolution of ruling class ideology

Gerbils on a wheel

08 Jul 2010

Mike Macnair argues that the single tactic of 'No platform for fascists' merely recapitulates the errors of Dimitrov's popular front. This is an edited version of the speech he gave to the July 4 London Communist Forum fringe meeting during this year's Marxism

Integration and working class culture

13 May 2010

David Bates reviews Dave Renton's 'Colour blind? Race and migration in north-east England since 1945' University of Sunderland Press, 2008, pp286, £10.95

They all scapegoat migrants

06 May 2010

The reaction to Gordon Brown's attack on the 'bigoted' Gillian Duffy demonstrates the depth and breadth of the national chauvinist consensus, argues Eddie Ford

Griffin's eclectic manifesto

29 Apr 2010

BNP policies owe as much to the mainstream as they do to its leaders' fascist past, writes Eddie Ford

The obligation and means to resist tyranny

15 Apr 2010

Eddie Ford disagrees with the preaching of pacifism and legalism dressed up in anti-fascist clothing

Police ran riot in Bolton

25 Mar 2010

The mobilisation against the English Defence League was attacked and kettled by a well planned police operation. Sinead Rylance and Chris Strafford report

Football fan nationalism and ‘anti-fascist’ theatre

05 Nov 2009

Melvin Dawson witnesses collaboration between the UAF and the police