migration

Behind The Headlines In Dover - Black Flag

Article from Black Flag #218 1999.

For Migrant Labourers An Amnesty with Capitalism Is a Mockery

Which is worse? The hypocrisy of an Italian Minister of Agriculture shedding tears in public over the supposed end to the maltreatment of cheap migrant field workers in Italy or the hypocrisy of Johnson’s Brexit government sanctioning the airlifting of workers from the poorer parts of Europe to work in British fields during the lockdown? This is an outline of what’s been going on recently in Italy.

Caribbean women and the black community

Race Today Women on the collective struggles by Caribbean women in Britain. Published in April, 1975.

Legacy of Imperialism

A Freedom Press article from the 1940s on the Windrush migrants and the conditions which they left behind

To Sir, With Love - E. R. Braithwaite (1959)

An excerpt from Guyanese-born novelist E. R. Braithwaite's 'To Sir, With Love' describing his disillusionment in the mother country.

Race, class and the state: the black experience in Britain

A. Sivanandan on the political economy of post-WW2 immigration and state control in Britain.

Migrant and immigrant labor

A chapter detailing South Korea's transition into a subempire that has transformed other Asians into a transnationalized labor force for South Korean capital.

I, the caregiver – stories from “the grey zone”

A Bulgarian caregiver's personal account of working in a Greek hospital.

The Woolf Rubber Company Strike, 1965

One of the first major strikes by Asian workers in the UK, in 1965 mostly Punjabi workers went on strike at the R. Woolf Rubber Factory in Southall, West London.