Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Jun 1 2013 22:37
A first person account, some background, and some analysis of the ongoing protests in Turkey.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 31 2013 08:09
Submitted by Jacques Roux on May 30 2013 14:03
Istanbul's central area of Taksim is currently the scene of a fledging 'occupy movement' as people react to this morning's 5am teargassing of protestors opposed to unchecked gentrification in the historic city.
Submitted by Joseph Kay on May 29 2013 11:54
Three reasons why laughing at the EDL is counter-productive, and what we should do instead.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 28 2013 15:05
As the promoters of the municipal referendum on public schools were celebrating their victory, violent clashes took place between students and police in Bologna on May 27, 2013. After several rounds of confrontations, students fought back and outnumbered the police, who eventually left the square.
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on May 23 2013 18:57
Coming off the back of massive and energetic student campaign and a sordid history of trade unions sell-outs, workers at Sussex University in Brighton have organised the "Pop-Up Union" and have officially entered into dispute with management. See below for more information and see here to donate to the hardship fund.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 23 2013 13:40
Yesterday, in his own city of Genoa, Father Andrea Gallo died at the age of 84. A “street priest”, as he liked to be called, he was much loved by the Catholic and non-religious left for his political and social commitment.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on May 21 2013 06:58
A detailed look at the production process for our documentary Expect Resistance, which looks at the growing housing justice movement by looking at Take Back the Land Rochester.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 20 2013 09:16
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 20 2013 09:01
A country at the crossroads
Submitted by rooieravotr on May 19 2013 17:12
Protest and resistance by refugees and solidarity activists in the Netherlands is meeting serious repression. This is now getting media attention, and provoking new protest as well.
Submitted by Combat Bedroom Tax on May 19 2013 09:22
Merseyside anti-bedroom tax groups get organised
Submitted by Joseph Kay on May 17 2013 12:18
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 15 2013 15:17
Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi called for an unusual rally against the judiciary system on Saturday May 11. Thousands of left-wing activists and M5S supporters protested, while police protected Berlusconi's supporters.
Submitted by Tom Jennings on May 14 2013 12:04
Tom Jennings considers the new softcore torture porn entertaining justifications of crimes against humanity in the name of its greater good.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 13 2013 22:13
Pro-life supporters march in Rome on Mother's Day (March 12); meanwhile a hundred of left-wing activist also rallied to remember Giorgiana Masi, the 18-year old who was killed in 1977 during a rally celebrating the anniversary of the victory of the divorce referendum.
Submitted by Thrasybulus on May 12 2013 18:31
The Greek government has issued orders for teachers to halt a planned strike over working conditions this week.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 10 2013 16:20
Submitted by s.nappalos on May 10 2013 13:14
A chapter on the economic of libertarian communism that argues that distribution is one of the key aspects defining communist economics, and exploring the different approaches to communist distribution across the broad libertarian communist current.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on May 9 2013 09:35