Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Oct 12 2012 08:24
On October 5th, school students took to the streets in dozens of cities across Italy in protests which saw burning of electoral cards, police baton charges and many arrests.
Submitted by Recomposition on Oct 11 2012 08:07
A fellow IWW member sent us this article about the importance of relationship building in our organizing, and the importance of not limiting our relationships to being narrowly about work.
Submitted by Phil on Oct 10 2012 13:44
A blog looking at the prevalence of child abuse in our society and how it relates to rape culture.
TRIGGER WARNING FOR CHILD ABUSE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT.
Submitted by Cindy Milstein on Oct 9 2012 13:53
I wrote the following essay, "Occupy Anarchism," for the anthology We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation (AK Press, 2012), edited by Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy, and Mike McGuire
Submitted by Ed on Oct 9 2012 13:20
Sometimes, when you think your contract is already pretty bad, you can end up putting your guard down, thinking it can't get any worse. This, as I've recently discovered in my job as a TEFL teacher, is not the case.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Oct 8 2012 09:22
On October 2, urban transportation was blocked for nearly 24 hours in every Italian city.
Submitted by rooieravotr on Oct 8 2012 00:00
Mineworkers of the Marikana diamond mine in South Africa are continuing their strike. Their perseverence comes after violent police efforts to suppress the strike, efforts culminating in a horrendous bloodbath on 16 August, when police machinegunned protesting miners, killing 34 and arresting at least 250 of them.
Submitted by AnarchoDoom on Oct 7 2012 00:56
After 23 years, the real truth about the Hillsborough disaster has finally been told with the release of the Hillsborough Independent Panel report. Its verdict, on the police in particular, is damning.
Submitted by Spartacus on Oct 5 2012 11:52
Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during September 2012 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.
Submitted by Recomposition on Oct 3 2012 06:33
Juan Conatz reviews a new pamphlet by Solidarity Federation. We’re excited about the new pamphlet. You can read excerpts from it here.
Submitted by IWW Europe on Oct 1 2012 17:15
The Industrial Workers of the World union are calling for a Living Wage and improved working conditions for the cleaners who work at the Head Quarters of the British Medical Association in London.
Submitted by Thrasybulus on Oct 1 2012 11:44
Clashes during an anti-fascist patrol leave some injured and arrested on Sunday night in Athens.
Submitted by libcom on Sep 28 2012 16:55
Mute magazine produce high-quality, thought provoking radical content online and in print, and are one of the few of their kind able to actually pay their writers. After a 100% budget cut from the Arts Council, their future is in the balance, and they are appealing for donations to keep them in print. Read their appeal below...
Submitted by Tom Jennings on Sep 27 2012 15:52
A welcome and invaluable critical analysis of some of the effects of the genre on its viewers.
Submitted by rooieravotr on Sep 27 2012 13:21
In Quebec, Canada, an impressive student struggle, connected to protests against attacks on civil liberties has ended in a partial, but nevertheless important, victory. There is reason to learn lessons, but also to celebrate and to be inspired. Let's shout it from the rooftops, as a sign of more to come.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Sep 27 2012 12:42
On Sunday September 17 around 500 demonstrators gathered by foot and by boat at the San Marco basin, to protest against the transit of the big cruise boats close to the fragile Venice.
Submitted by Thrasybulus on Sep 27 2012 09:53
Thousands of people took part in the demonstrations during the general strike in Athens with clashes and arrests following.
Submitted by Recomposition on Sep 25 2012 21:49
John O’Reilly discusses the ways that organizing campaigns make themselves and others see them as legitimate.
Submitted by the croydonian ... on Sep 25 2012 14:43
Another small update to tell people I'm still alive and what I have been up to.
Submitted by Joseph Kay on Sep 20 2012 11:02
Some further thoughts on capitalism and climate change.