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Uber drivers strike in Indonesia

Mass meeting of striking Uber drivers in Jakarta (image via PPAS Jakarta)

Hundreds of Uber drivers have been on strike in Indonesia in a dispute over what they describe as “modern slavery” practices by the firm.

Christiansburg, VA Target workers on wildcat strike against sexual harassment and racial discrimination

Daniel Butler, General Manager at Target Christiansburg, VA

Workers at a Target store Christiansburg, VA are striking to demand the firing of General Manager Daniel Butler after multiple testimonies alleging abuse including sexual harassment and racial discrimination. There will be a picket outside the store on August 23rd.

Brutal police tactics lead to several injured at protests against nuclear waste landfill in Bure

On August 15th, several people protesting the project of nuclear waste landfill were seriously injured by police. Activists denounce a new level in police repression and detailed previous acts of violence.

Restaurant worker wins big pay-out in wage theft dispute

A Brighton Hospitality Workers sticker

A worker in Brighton, UK has won over £20,000 in unpaid holiday and wages in a dispute with a restaurant.

Police out of Pride! 5 arrested at Glasgow Pride as Police Scotland lead the parade

A member of the IWW bloc was arrested before the march even began

Five LGBT+ activists have been arrested after protesting police involvement in Glasgow Pride.

San Francisco dockers call strike to confront white nationalist rally

ILWU Local 10 march against police terror, 2015.

Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 in San Francisco have passed a motion to stop work and march on the site of a white nationalist gathering later this week.

A spree of rebellions in the Greater Noida, India

An expansion of the Delhi-NCR region, New Okhla Industrial Development Authority - NOIDA - is an example of 21st century expansion of wage-labour based commodity production. Below, we look at some glimpses of what this entails.

Boycotts and legal action as Clapton fans fight to take their club back

Supporters of Clapton FC, renowned for their left-wing politics and activity in the local community, are continuing their struggle to take control away from the current owners and turn the East London club into a democratic, fan-owned football club open to the community.

Charlottesville terror attack inspires collective action

Community expressed solidarity in Charlottesville day after attack

When white supremacists descended on Emancipation Park on the morning of August 12th it was immediately clear that the event had little to do with their stated interest in preserving the statue memorializing Confederate general Robert E. Lee.

Mass protests expected as Brazil rules on the fate of indigenous territories

2000 indigenous people protested in Brasilia in April of this year. Gregg Newton

Following a year of attacks on indigenous peoples in Brazil, protests are expected in Brasilia as the Supreme Court decides on the future of indigenous land rights.