"Stop the country, take back the future!" Italian students protest education reform

English-language press release from student protesters in Italy, which saw spontaneous demonstrations, university occupations, bridges, train stations and even airports blocked by students.

Student protests against cuts and fees photo gallery, November 24 2010

Photographs from the student protests against the tripling of university tuition fees and the ending of Education Maintenance Allowance funding for poor college students in the UK, November 24 2010.

Students smash Tory headquarters

A first person report of the 10 November demonstration against huge hikes in university tuition fees which ended in the occupation and vandalism of the Conservative Party offices.

Protest of Hospital Sanitary Workers in Starachowice

Workers protest against outsourcing of jobs.

Salonica Expo protest marches signal the start of the new struggle season in Greece

The traditional protest marches accompanying the PM's speech at the Salonica Expo opened the new struggle season in Greece, which everyone expects to be angry and unpredictable

Mankato student resistance to the downsizing of education

Last week members of the Mankato Area Activist Collective, an anti-authoritarian organization, took action against the $7 million budget cut facing Minnesota State University, Mankato over the next two years. Last spring the university cut 79 ½ positions, one out of every ten faculty members. With tuition predicted to increase as much as 15 percent students are being forced to pay more for less.

A riot outside the NZ parliament in June 1968?

An account of a little-known strike and unruly demonstration outside parliament, Wellington, New Zealand, June 1968.

Moscow/Khimki: the battle with the adminstration heats up

In recent days, the battle to stop the destruction of the forest in the Moscow suburb of Khimki has heated up. Activists have been protesting the building of an $8 million high speed toll highway between Moscow and Petersburg. This highway would destroy beautiful forestland around Moscow. Environmentalists say the highway can bypass the old oak forest.

Demonstration in Valencia against the harassment of workers at Mercadona

Last Saturday, the 10th of July, a large group of people demonstrated against Mercadona in Valencia to publicly denounce the harassment which workers at this cruel business are subject to.

General Strike in Greece leads to mass walkout but very small marches

The general strike in greece called by public and private sector umbrella unions has led to a mass walkout but demonstrations have been composed of very small numbers of protesters.