Cross-border Amazon workers meeting

Rally in Poznan, September 12, 2015

In mid-September, Amazon worker activists from Poland and Germany met in Poznan to further coordinate their workplace struggles. Through earlier meetings links had been established across the border, enabling workers to communicate directly during strikes in German Amazon warehouses throughout the year and a slowdown strike in the Poznan warehouse at the end of June 2015.

Capital's utopia and dystopia: refugee/migrant crisis

Refugee/Migrant Crisis

Hamid Moradei with a working class analysis of the current refugee crisis.

Wear the white poppy with pride

cooperative womens guild members with white poppy wreath

Labour MPs have urged Jeremy Corbyn not to wear a white poppy on Remembrance Day. Symbols like that matter, this article argues

We’ll turn Shahrokh Zamani's death into a banner of workers solidarity and unity

Shahrokh Zamani

This statement was put out by workers’ organisations in Iran after the suspicious death on 12 September of Shahrokh Zamani, a trade union activist who was in the fifth year of a prison sentence. Iranian friends are asking that it be circulated as widely as possible

Public inquiry on undercover policing: urgent deadline to register as core participant

Undercover police posing as activists

Public pressure has forced the Home Secretary into announcing a Public Inquiry into undercover policing in the UK. If you have, or it's quite likely you have been, involved in a campaign/activist group/movement that was infliltrated by undercover police operatives in the last few decades, now is the time to register as a Core Participant in the Inquiry...

Alcoy bakery workers strike

Alcoy strike of bakery workers

The Inter-Professional (cross-trade) Union of the CNT (Spanish section of the International Workers' Association IWA-AIT) in the city of Alcoy (pop. 60,000) has been engaged in an indefinite general strike of workers of the Mariel Bakery and its retail outlets since August 10 2015.

Finland: Schools to close, rail network to shut down in austerity protest

Finnish public transport

Finnish teachers are set to join the biggest labour movement demonstration in decades on Friday, shutting down schools and daycare centres across the country as they protest in Helsinki against government austerity measures.

Neo-Nazi mob riots at anti-immigration protest

Anti-fascists blocking route of fascist march in Dover

Around 200 neo-Nazis and racists rioted in Dover at an anti-immigration protest yesterday. Clashes with anti-fascists early in the day saw people on both sides hospitalised.

International left distracted by shiny new object

Jeremy Corbyn has already helped Leftists around the world forget their uncritical support of SYRIZA

Moscow: Picket at the Oblast Duma

KRAS-MAT pickets at Moscow Oblast Duma

On September 3 2015 activists of KRAS, the Russian Section of the International Workers' Association (IWA-AIT), took part in picketing the building of the Moscow Oblast Duma (the parliament of the Moscow region). The picket was conducted by groups of pensioners from various cities and by social organizations of Moscow and its Oblast.