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Italy: NO TAV against fascism!

Last Friday 9th March, a small number of militants from the neofascist group Forza Nuova (“New Force”) protested outside the offices of the newspaper Il Giornale in Milan.

NO TAV women's day: reclaim dissent!

Responding to a call out made by women within the movement a few days ago, today around 100 NO TAV women met up in Susa to “have a chat” with the local Mayor (a woman herself).

Betrayals and outbursts in Barcelona

Student protestors smash bank in Barcelona

On the transport strike, the student strike, and the riots, protests, and sabotage carried out in Barcelona in the month of February, in response to the Labor Reform and the austerity measures, and the role of anarchists and anarcho-syndicalists.

The seamen's strike, Liverpool 1966 - Tony Wailey

Scab beaten up and thrown into sea during 1966 seamen's strike

A personal account of a striker's experiences; describing working conditions on ship, strikers' solidarity, the smear techniques of the press and government, the capitulation of the union leadership etc.

NYC Transit Workers’ Fare Strike 2012: Can Occupy Open Horizons for a Frustrated Labor Movement?

Jon Harvey takes a look at the MTA union bureaucrats and the NYC transit workers

Crisis and Conflict in Barcelona: January

Police attack free abortion counterdemonstrators on January 25

An overview of austerity measures and popular responses in Barcelona, with descriptions of January actions

Anti-Putin protestors cause 16k tailback on Moscow ring road

Anti-Putin protesters covered their cars in white ribbons and balloons and blocked the Moscow ring road for several hours causing massive traffic jams. The action was organised on social networking sites by opposition group, the 'voters league'. The protest is precursor to a massive demonstration in Moscow this coming weekend.

No-Tav demonstration in Torino

March in via Roma

The “no-tav” movement demonstrates in Turin against that judiciary action with a march of about 10 thousand people.

UK workplace struggles roundup - December 2011

December saw strikes on the railways and London Underground, and action by IT, factory and warehouse workers, amongst others.

General Strike in Portugal.

Portugal, General Strike, November 24th 2011

A 24-hour strike in Portugal against proposed austerity measures has grounded flights and halted public transport.

Hundreds of thousands of workers took part in the action, including air traffic controllers, metro workers, teachers and hospital staff.