Dated: 22 Oct 2019
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The number of serious revolts erupting across the globe is growing. Many protests sparked by a specific issue quickly turn into more general challenges to the system.
Activists took to the streets despite a police crackdown
The deal, backed by the EU, is even more neoliberal than Theresa May’s
Protests are often disruptive—does anyone think that the protests in Hong Kong or Ecuador or Catalonia recently weren’t?
At college after college, strikers reported that new faces had joined big picket lines and that there was a buoyant mood.
Thousands of Extinction Rebellion protesters brought traffic in central London to a standstill for several hours
A major conference debated how to fight racism as the prospect of a general election campaign against Boris Johnson looms.
Hundreds of health workers across the north west of England are holding firm against bosses’ plans to impose a new pay deal.
Some 75 Unite union members at Forbo Flooring in Ripley, Derbyshire, have begun a ten-week campaign to win a pay rise and to stop bullying and harassment by management.
UCU union activists are making a final push this week to get the vote out in two strike ballots.
Workers at two sets of museums were set to strike over pay on Thursday of this week.
Two weeks of action by Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists has brought the issue of climate change onto the streets and into the headlines.
Activists from the “Learning Rebellion” group marched to the Department for Education on Monday.
Action at 23 colleges is about more than anger at employers’ paltry pay offer, reports Sadie Robinson
Postal workers are working to build support for a possible national strike in Royal Mail following an astonishing strike vote last week.
Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire staged the first of 14 walkouts against funding cuts this week.
Cleaners, security workers and caterers at University College London (UCL) have scored a victory.
Asda supermarket workers facing the imposition of harsh new contracts handed in a petition with 23,000 signatures to bosses in Leeds last week.
Boris Johnson’s rotten deal with the European Union (EU) faced key tests in parliament this week.
The Labour Party has taken a big step towards full support for remaining in the racist, neoliberal European Union.
The bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) tried to recall the Stormont Assembly in Northern Ireland for the first time in two and half years on Monday.
A general strike brought much of Catalonia to a standstill on Friday.
Protests over a fares hike quickly became a much broader struggle—and stayed on the streets despite a crackdown
Hundreds of thousands of people protested in Kowloon, Hong Kong
Workers at General Motors (GM) plants and factories across the US are voting on a tentative deal
Protesters in Lebanon are calling for “revolution”. They are demanding an end to corruption and poverty—and the fall of the government.
Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that being middle class isn’t about your lifestyle, accent, or whether you do a manual job
He may have lost a battle last Saturday, but he hasn’t lost the war
The Kurds once again find themselves under attack and under pressure from imperial powers
As disruption flares up around the globe, Simon Basketter looks at how the architecture of cities, institutions and the system is designed to dampen dissent—but how these can face a radical challenge from below
The film follow-up to Breaking Bad brings back one of its best characters—along with much of what made the series so good
What on the surface look like send-ups of right wing politicians turn out to be full of liberal prejudice.
A very big protest took place in London last weekend calling for a “People’s Vote” on leaving the European Union (EU).
Comrades in Glasgow were saddened to hear of the death of Drew McEwan, who passed away after a courageous battle with asbestos-linked mesothelioma.
The racist behaviour by Bulgarian fans against black English footballers was disgusting.
Prince Andrew met Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire paedophile, at least ten times over the course of their 12-year friendship, according to an investigator.