The following speech was written for the Apartheid Off Campus “Fight Like Colombia! Resist Like Palestine! Solidarity Demo” – at which a Red Fightback member spoke on the 15th May 2021. Our speaker ended up being pushed for time, and we chose not to give the speech in full.
Our communities must take power to get what we need. We need to resist the police, stop gentrification, build programmes that allow us to survive and support one another, and to defend and organise our communities - this power will never be granted to us, but it's ours for the taking.
Members of Red Fightback’s Midlands branch, who attended the #KillTheBill demo in Birmingham, provide the following report on the day’s events.
Boris Johnson is in a swirl of scandal. Between his reported comments about lockdown and to businessmen, and his questionable spending of public money, it’s not been a week of building back better for Boris.
At first glance, the sheer breadth of what is covered in the PCSC bill’s 307 pages may seem almost incoherent, but there is a common thread: the bill seeks to strengthen the power of the state to commit violence against the oppressed classes, and in particular racist violence.
Pimlico Academy’s response to protest spits in the face of the concerns raised by students around racism and oppression within the academy.