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Flooding the cradle of civilisation: A 12,000 year old town in Kurdistan battles for survival

It’s one of the oldest continually inhabited places on earth, but a new dam has put Hasankeyf under threat, write [b]Eliza Egret and Tom Anderson[/b]

Warehouse strikes across Italy as management tear up workers’ rights

Solidarity strikes have broken out at warehouses across Italy, with workers blocking entrance gates in some places, after an outsourcing company has attempted to attack the hard-won rights of workers at a warehouse on the outskirts of Milan.

Uber drivers in Kenya on indefinite strike

Drivers on strike

Drivers for Uber, Taxify, Little and Mondo-Ride have been on indefinite strike since 11th September over working conditions and high commission rates.

Interview: 100 days of the Kenya nurses strike

Nurses on strike in Kenya

Nurses in Kenya have been on strike for more than 100 days. The government has declared the strike illegal and started sacking nurses. Nurses have continued their action despite this, with an almost total shutdown of public hospitals across Kenya and demonstrations weekly. Mike Harman interviewed Nahashon, one of the nurses on strike, for libcom.org.

Ex-BNP activist authored manifesto for UKIP leadership hopeful

Jack Buckby at Waters' campaign launch

An ex-British National Party (BNP) activist authored the manifesto of Anne Marie Waters, the far-right activist who is now the favourite to become the next UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader.

School walkouts, police crackdown as St Louis rebellion continues

St Louis, photo Rebelutionary_Z

Hundreds of school students walked out of school this morning as police continued to crack down on street protests against the non-guilty verdict for killer cop Jason Stockley.

Council lies mean Brum bin strike extended til Christmas

Refuse collection workers in Birmingham have voted strongly in favour of extending strike action for a further three months.

Film: Factory Asia

Women workers

This film describes the development of industrial zones for world market production around Jakarta, Indonesia.

Feminists attacked by CGT union goons during Paris demonstration

A protester injured by the CGT Sevice d'Ordre

Communiqué following the violent attack on five women by the CGT Service d’Ordre at the demonstration on the 12th of September.

Two days of protests in St Louis after Jason Stockley verdict

Photo @Rebelutionary_Z

St Louis has seen two nights of street protests following the not guilty verdict for police officer Jason Stockley for the killing of Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011.