01 May 2018
The story of what happened in France in May 1968 is a reminder to never despair about the potential of workers to resist. Fifty years ago this month workers in France waged a struggle that shook the government and the state.
24 April 2018
Strikes continue against Emmanuel Macron, but they need to urgently accelerate, says Charlie Kimber
17 April 2018
Police attacked and evicted occupying students at the Sorbonne university in Paris last week.
17 April 2018
Missiles were launched against Syria as all the imperial powers jockey for their position in the carve up
12 April 2018
The seven French trade union federations that called the massive day of public sector strikes and demonstrations on 22 March have called for another day of general action on 22 May.
10 April 2018
The struggle of rail workers in France has inspired workers in other sections of the economy and students on university campuses. Charlie Kimber argues the fight can go much further
08 April 2018
Emmanuel Macron managed to beat fascist Front National (FN) leader Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election this time last year.
06 April 2018
Workers in Britain have organised to stop a scabbing attempt by bosses during the French rail strikes. It’s an excellent show of solidarity with a crucial battle—and the best sort of European unity.
03 April 2018
French workers struck this week as part of a revolt against president Macron, writes Charlie Kimber
30 March 2018
National rail strikes in France which began on Tuesday are becoming a focus for a broader revolt by workers.
26 March 2018
A wave of strikes by French rail workers beginning next Tuesday will signal the start of a crucial confrontation with president Emmanuel Macron’s government.
GALLERY - France: workers revolt against Macron
23 March 2018
On 22 March public sector workers and railworkers struck and demonstrated against France's President Macron.
22 March 2018
Around a million French public sector workers struck and hundreds of thousands joined over 150 demonstrations nationwide on Thursday. A battle has also begun on the rail.
18 March 2018
French president Emmanuel Macron has picked a fight with the historic stronghold of the French working class—the railway workers. Charlie Kimber argues that unions must fight now
06 March 2018
Saturday 17 March will see anti-racist protests in Britain and across Europe.
27 February 2018
The new Austrian government of the Tories and the Freedom Party suffers from “Trumpism”
12 December 2017
Bassam and her husband have travelled from war in Kurdistan seeking safety in Britain. She is six months pregnant. But Tory Britain has shut the door on them.
09 December 2017
Over 150 trade unionists, campaigners and students travelled to Calais on Saturday to bring donations and supplies to refugees.
28 November 2017
Campaigners taking aid to refugees say the only solution is to open the border, reports Dave Sewell
26 September 2017
US president Donald Trump has ramped up his racist assault.