military and law enforcement

UK: Prison officers in mass unlawful strike

Some 20,000 prison officers in England and Wales took illegal unofficial action on Wednesday 29 August against Gordon Brown’s public sector wage cuts and the disastrous overcrowding in prisons.

Reservation Politics: the Palestinian experience through the historical monocle of Native Americans - Melancholic Troglodytes

Palestinians in Native American costume protest Condoleeza Rice visit

An historical examination of the similarities and differences in the situations of the Palestinians and the Native Americans.

Korean workers riot in Vietnam, 1967 - Shelby L. Stanton

Beleaguered: US forces in Vietnam

The riot by Korean workers at Vinnell Corporation, Cam Ranh Bay during the Vietnam War.

The Battle of Cable St, 1936 - Joe Jacobs

Joe Jacobs was in 1936 a local Communist Party activist in London's East End. This is his account of his involvement in the famous defence of the East End against an attempted march by Mosley's fascists.

Somalia: Soldiers demand unpaid wages

Somali troops

Soldiers have taken control of government buldings in the Central province of Hiran after going seven months without pay.

The meaning of Tiananmen - Burt Green

Burt Green analyses the events of Tiananmen Square and their consequences. This article contains some factual inaccuracies (see comments below for more information) but we reproduce it for reference.

China: Riots in Chongqing after death of a schoolboy

Chongqing province, China

Rioting broke out in Chonqing after it was reported that the child's parents had been arrested.

The MOVE bombing, 1985

Police helicopter drops a bomb on the MOVE house

Historical information about the police bombing of the predominantly black radical lifestlye grouping MOVE, which killed eleven people and left hundreds homeless.

Morocco: Mayday solidarity protest attacked

Auxiliary forces using boots and truncheons attacked the peaceful sit-in outside the Moroccan Parliament building last Friday.

Scotland: Dockers strike over pensions

Rosyth dockyard

Hundreds of workers at Rosyth naval dockyard in Fife yesterday ignored the pleas of union officials and walked out in a row over pension cuts