Submitted by Soapy on Apr 22 2016 19:11
Two recent court sentences highlight America's two forms of justice. One for the rich and white, and one for everyone else.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Apr 21 2016 16:25
Gentrification, rent hikes, and no-cause evictions are creating mass displacement in urban areas around the country. In Portland, Oregon, Brooklyn, San Francisco, and other cities, tenants are building a movement to use solidarity and collective action to fight back.
Submitted by Amongst the Elder on Apr 14 2016 21:29
This piece attempts to reflect on a preliminary step in bringing a radical, alternative education into mainstream institutions in our local area, delivered by external facilitators from our squatted social centre.
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Apr 13 2016 17:27
Portland Tenants United leads renters to challenge the Multnomah County Commission to use emergency powers to halt rents and evictions and treat Portland's gentrification as a wave of destruction.
Submitted by Crossly on Apr 13 2016 04:35
The water level of the Guri Reservoir is dropping precipitously in an El Niño drought year and the hydroelectric turbines may have to be shut down as early as May (2016) to avoid destroying the plant. The real problem is that the ten turbines produce some 70% of Venezuela's electricity. It's easy for the Bolivarian government to blame the rolling electrical blackouts currently afflicting the country on the drought, but the real cause is far more complicated...
Submitted by s.nappalos on Apr 12 2016 05:19
A discussion of the US 2016 election season as a sign of decay and change in the ruling class.
Submitted by Soapy on Apr 8 2016 21:11
The rise of Donald Trump has severely damaged the viability of the pernicious socio-economic programs advocated by the likes of political moderates such as David Brooks.
Submitted by Ed on Apr 3 2016 14:33
Interview with Bristol radical hip-hop duo, QELD, discussing their new album, the European militant rap scene and Westbury-on-Trym.
Submitted by AngryWorkersWorld on Apr 3 2016 11:57
In warehouses, factories and other low-paid workplaces in west London we’ve had various conversations with fellow workers about how they live. We've also had experiences at home, where we flat-share with other workers from different countries. Facing the breakdown of the family and various forms of personal crisis we thought of writing an article about it for our paper, WorkersWildWest. Please feel free to criticise and contribute!
Submitted by Crossly on Apr 1 2016 22:17
While the left press continues to praise the "Bolivarian Revolution," it has brought the country to the edge of a humanitarian disaster. Here are just a few of the problems, and not even the major ones. And then there's the Tumeremo massacre...
Submitted by Soapy on Apr 1 2016 17:21
The Chicago Tribune Editorial Board has published a hate-filled rant chock-full of misinformation in an attempt to discredit Chicago teachers who are engaging in a one-day strike today.
Submitted by Reddebrek on Apr 1 2016 17:10
A suggestion for those hostile to Donald Trump's political platform, but have no faith in electoral politics.
Submitted by Fredo Corvo on Apr 1 2016 11:10
When after the terrorist suicide attacks in Ankara and Istanbul, the same sort of attacks occured in Brussels, by the Netherlands blog arbeidersstemmen.wordpress.com , with the feeble voice I have, I called workers to make their voices heard and to discuss with each other some reflections on the nationalist and 'security' campaigns following the bombs.
Submitted by Amongst the Elder on Mar 29 2016 19:56
Reflections on why we occupy. Ideas behind our autonomous spaces.
Submitted by Ed on Mar 28 2016 21:43
As neo-nazis and anti-fascists prepare to head to Dover this weekend, Ed Goddard takes a look at the importance of violence as a tool in the anti-racist toolkit both in the struggles of the past and present.
Submitted by Soapy on Mar 25 2016 21:03
While the Republicans undergo an identity crisis, Bernie Sanders has revealed that a shockingly large number of Americans think another world is possible.
Submitted by Fredo Corvo on Mar 22 2016 19:43
Turkey is in many ways involved in the bloody war in Syria. Much of it does not penetrate in the Dutch media. With a NATO ally there is nothing wrong, especially when it has to absorb refugees locally. In exchange for a pay, of course.
Submitted by Ed on Mar 20 2016 23:03
Clapton FC's fans have gained notoriety in recent years: for their massive turnouts at non-league games, their dedication to anti-fascism, and their passionate singing from kick-off to the final whistle. Now they're challenging the club's owners in attempt to take over the club and put it under fan-ownership.
Submitted by Fredo Corvo on Mar 20 2016 20:17
Ozcan Can, a student who was killed in the latest attack, was a friend of another victim of a suicide attack. Ozcan Cans good friend Ali Deniz was killed in Ankara organized in an attack on October 15, 2015 by IS, while he was waiting to join a peace march in protest against state violence in Northern Kurdistan. Below is their last picture together, months before they were killed separately, one by the IS, the other by the PKK. *)
Submitted by Out of the Woods on Mar 16 2016 11:14
A review of Jason W Moore's book on world-ecology, Capitalism in the Web of Life.