Submitted by With Sober Senses on Feb 1 2013 10:31
An attempt to grasp what recent reports of both rising unemployment and a skills shortage means tells us about capital accumulation in Australia
Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Jan 31 2013 21:04
When thinking about what kind of housing model we really want for the future, we can see the new structures sprouting in the very acts of resistance we have today.
Submitted by Jacques Roux on Jan 31 2013 17:53
HMV official Twitter turned against itself.
Submitted by Jacques Roux on Jan 31 2013 17:30
In the age of the internet, does the printed pamphlet have any kind of future? With self-publishing so easy online, could the pamphlet soon be obsolete? With a short talk on some of the history of the pamphlet, and an open discussion on where it's going...
Submitted by Choccy on Jan 30 2013 20:22
NUT will not be balloting members for industrial action at Warren Comprehensive after school drops academy conversion plans.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 30 2013 16:59
Today scores of people protesting against austerity occupied the offices of the Greek Labour Minister. The occupation ended after two hours - following violent clashes with the police
Submitted by thegonzokid on Jan 30 2013 11:24
In September 2012, TUC Congress overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling for co-ordinated national action, up to and including a general strike.
Submitted by rooieravotr on Jan 29 2013 17:11
Joke Kaviaar, activist and publicist against the oppression, detention and depiortation of refugeesin the Netherlands , has been sentenced to a four months jail sentence for "incitement". Solidarity with refugees should know no borders; solidarity against efforts to censor Joke Kaviaar, and all the ones speaking out against this repression should know no borders either. Joke Kaviaar will not shut up. Neither should we.
Submitted by Thrasybulus on Jan 29 2013 12:27
The Greek government has forced an end to a nine day public transport strike which brought parts of Athens to a standstill.
Submitted by Jacques Roux on Jan 25 2013 22:02
So long for Le Corbusier's famous streets in the sky!
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Jan 25 2013 01:10
Once known for its culture and its seemingly idyllic political model, the city of Bologna has undergone harsh political and economical transformation, leading to gentrification and massive real estate speculations. F or those political people seeking to address the lack of housing, cultural space, or free social spaces in the city, evictions are currently the only answer.
Submitted by Choccy on Jan 24 2013 22:17
NUT executive votes against strike action in March despite accelerated attacks on education
Submitted by Combat Bedroom Tax on Jan 24 2013 19:48
An account of the resistance building against the Bedroom Tax in the UK.
Submitted by Recomposition on Jan 24 2013 04:41
An organizer's overview of an ended Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) campaign in the Twin Cities.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 22 2013 16:26
More than 1,000 migrant workers in Shanghai have gone on strike and held 18 managers hostage following a dispute over the introduction of a draconian new disciplinary policy. Four hundred riot police officers attended to the factory in a bid to free the bosses. There are reports of many workers being injured in the subsequent clashes, including several with broken limbs. Following the incident the bosses have withdrawn the new policy, issued an apology for its introduction, and have promised the workers a pay rise…… Direct action gets the goods!
Submitted by Chilli Sauce on Jan 22 2013 10:03
A short blog looking at a small instance of solidarity in defense of a victimised workplace activist and the connections between such small acts and building a wider culture of solidarity at work.
Submitted by Collective Action on Jan 21 2013 22:23
Collective Action's review of Solidarity Federation's recently published book 'Fighting for Ourselves: Anarcho-syndicalism and the class struggle'.
Submitted by working class s... on Jan 21 2013 21:28
Thousands of Coca Cola workers across Germany are staging a series of short term ‘warning’ strikes this week in protest over their wages. Workers at two factories in Bavaria walked out today, with a further 50 plants expected to follow suit later in the week.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Jan 21 2013 19:09
As the 40-year old Communist newspaper il manifesto managed to survive its imminent closure earlier in December, the mediascape of the Italian left continues to evolve. Recent newspapers like Pubblico shut down, due to poor management and lack of readers, and an old player like Liberazione comes back. Meanwhile, journalists, print workers and contract-staff take action, revealing the labour side of Communist and radical press.
Submitted by Ramona on Jan 21 2013 00:22
Some thoughts on low-income cooking, health, guilt, and the punishment of the poor.