Picture: Georges Marchais, former General Secretary of the Communist Party of France
On 15 January, 1981, the Morning Star, the daily paper of the Communist Party of Great Britain, once called the Daily Worker, had a fine front page article denouncing a proposed Tory anti-immigration law.
Straight to target: the “Nationality Bill”, it told its readers, is a racist Bill. That is why immigrant groups are vigorously opposing it, and why the broad labour movement must fight it too.
But now turn to page 2 of the same issue of the Star. There, you will find a report on the policy of the French