Submitted by working class s... on Jan 23 2012 23:16
The Corporation is a 2003 Canadian documentary film written by Joel Bakan, and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott. The documentary is critical of the modern-day corporation, considering its legal status as a class of person and evaluating its behaviour towards society and the world at large as a psychiatrist might evaluate an ordinary person. This is explored through specific examples. Bakan wrote the book, The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power, during the filming of the documentary.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 23 2012 22:54
Taxi drivers and truckers across Italy set up road blocks in a protests against record fuel prices, and government reforms to 'free up' their work sectors. More strikes are planned for the coming weeks and months across a variety of sectors.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 22 2012 18:02
Feature-length drama depicting the struggles of a small group of Liverpool dockers. Written by working dockers, with the help of screenwriter Jimmy McGovern and novelist Irvine Welsh.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 22 2012 17:26
Over 10,000 people come out to support 'locked out' engineers in Canada. Their employers (Caterpillar) are reporting record profits yet are aiming to impose a 50% pay cut with immediate effect. If workers refuse the offer, Caterpillar are planning to shift all production to the United States.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 21 2012 18:09
Filmed over ten years by no-budget Director Franny Armstrong, McLibel is the David and Goliath story of two people who refused to say sorry. And in doing so, changed the world.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 21 2012 17:39
Romanian anti-austerity demonstrations have now spread across sixty cities, and are now in their eighth day.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 20 2012 00:19
The film examines corporate farming in the United States, concluding that agribusiness produces food that is unhealthy, in a way that is environmentally harmful and abusive of both animals and employees.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 19 2012 00:21
Merseyside Police attack anti-cuts demonstrators at town hall meeting.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 16 2012 15:29
Nigerian unions have called off their national strike after a turbulent week. The Nigerian government have been forced into a partial climbdown, and have reinstated 60% of the fuel subsidies that they scrapped at the start of the year.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 16 2012 00:52
Kuwaiti security forces use dogs, tear gas, armoured vehicles, and water cannons, against protesting 'stateless' people, who are demanding citizenship and basic human rights.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 15 2012 21:07
The complete Oscar nominated documentary charting the journey of the Weathermen.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 15 2012 14:13
Romanians have said, 'enough is enough', and have taken to the streets in cities across the country, demanding an end to austerity measures. The police have attempted to 'calm' hostile crowds, by firing tear gas canisters at them. Numerous injuries and arrests followed.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 15 2012 09:56
A remarkable documentary which packages the events of the scandal into a cohesive story.
Unbelievable footage of employees reveals unbridled greed, lust for risk-taking, and guiltless cheating, all while thinking they could never be caught.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 14 2012 18:26
The transcript of the statement made in court by Canadian Anarchist Mandy Hiscocks. She made the statement prior to being sentenced to sixteen months in jail on 'Mickey Mouse' charges that relate to a G20 protest in Toronto last June.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 13 2012 20:23
The complete documentary.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 13 2012 20:16
Nigerian unions have issued the government with an ultimatum. Either re-introduce the fuel subsidy that was scrapped at the beginning of the month, or the strikes will escalate to Nigeria's oil production.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 12 2012 00:11
The complete 85 minute, award winning documentary, that tells the story of the Earth Liberation Front. (Link broken)
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 11 2012 01:23
After years of bullying locals, Tesco have finally been given permission by bureaucrats to build a new Tesco in Glastonbury on the site of a formers plastics factory. Unfortunately for Tesco, travellers have now occupied the site, and are trying to rally local support against them.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 10 2012 21:24
In the last two weeks alone, I have read over twenty examples of protestors in many different circumstances using the 'hunger strike' as a form of protest . What is the anarchist view on hunger strikes as a form of protest, if there is a view at all?
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 10 2012 18:47
Today, hundreds of Unilever workers converged on the company HQ in London to protest against the 'downgrading' of their pension schemes. The protest is the first action in a fight back against Unilever, which is set to escalate to a series strikes accross the UK in the coming months. Unilver, who want to win the race to the bottom, believe the pension reforms will ensure their scheme is sustainable and competetive. Where have I heard that one before?