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Soumaila Sacko: the murder of a migrant union activist in Italy

On June 2 Soumaila Sacko, a migrant agricultural worker from Mali, was brutally murdered in San Calogero in Italy. He was shot in the head while gathering aluminium to rebuild the shantytown on the outskirts of San Ferdinando, where over four thousand seasonal workers live during harvest season, in overpopulated shack and tents, amidst garbage, plastic and rubber.

Shut it Down! On The Recent AT&T Strikes

A striker writes on what the AT&T strike wave means, and proposes next steps in developing a direct action workers movement in North America.

"Don't Panic! Don't Panic"

This item looks at the moral panic surrounding supposed drug use by tenants in state housing in Aotearoa/Neew Zealand.

South Carolina freedom fighters call for National Prisoners Strike Aug. 21-Sept. 9, 2018

Men and women incarcerated in prisons across the nation declare a nationwide strike in response to the riot in Lee Correctional Institution, a maximum security prison in South Carolina... These men and women are demanding humane living conditions, access to rehabilitation, sentencing reform and the end of modern day slavery.

Fortis Student Lettings neglects tenants

Manchester Solidarity Federation Fortis Demonstration

On Monday June 4, Manchester Solidarity Federation demonstrated outside the head office of Fortis Student Lettings in Altrincham, near Manchester.

Picturehouse respond with violence to living wage protest

In response to a peaceful demonstration, security guards at a Picturehouse cinema assaulted protesters, called the police, and physically detained one individual for over half an hour.

East Hamilton Rent Strike Enters Second Month with Twice as Many Tenants Withholding Rent

On May 1st, the East Hamilton rent strike began with tenants from more than 70 units withholding rent. On June 1st, that number doubled!

The rebellion of truck drivers at a crossroads - Iniciativa Revolução Universal

We translate from Spanish this material originally published in Portuguese by comrades from Brazil organized around Universal Revolution Initiative. It’s a leaflet distributed during the struggles that are currently taking place, in the spring of 2018, in the region dominated by the Brazilian State.

Brighton Solidarity Federation: the first five months of 2018

A summary of the activity of Brighton Solfed in the start of 2018, showcasing the cases we've dealt with up to May.