Gareth Beynon looks at the life and times of Nelson Mandela who died yesterday at his home in Johannesburg.
Last year, Trayvon Martin was shot dead as he walked home. His crime? Walking through a white, middle class neighborhood as a young black teenager. His killer walked free last week. In an article reproduced from their website, the Thousand Flowers team discuss the killers acquittal.
The right is on the march in Greece and here in Britain the EDL is trying to grow out of scapegoating Muslims. Chris Bambery looks at historic fascism in Italy and Germany and argues what we need to do to fight fascism today.
In an article written by friends and comrades of Clément Meric, the french anti-fascist activist recently murdered in a politcally-motivated attack, the authors look at the increased culture of bigotry in France and the reasons for it. The original text is published in French here. This article was translated by Reem Abu-Hayyeh and Lynda Zein.
Chris Walsh argues that the new wave of protests sparked by the anti-Muslim film "The Innocence of Muslims" is legitimate and worthy of our support.
Gareth Beynon looks at the inspirational armed uprising of the Haitians against French colonial rule on this day 221 years ago.
The Black Power salute of 1968 is the most famous image of protest in Olympic history, and John Carlos’ new memoir is a moving political testimony, argues Neil Faulkner
Labour leader Ed Miliband’s latest speech hits the wrong targets and feeds anti-immigrant prejudice. Unite activist Richard Allday responds
Ben Wray reports from the 'Refugees are Welcome Here' march in Glasgow.
Euro 2012 has begun amidst a media furore over racism in Polish and Ukrainian football. Sam Beaton argues that the media's portrayal of the issue does not get to the root of the problem.