Instead of thinking about police corruption, the Metropolitan Police would like you to concentrate on the cute puppies of their Puppy Police Academy while Wiltshire Police don’t mind if you laugh but would prefer that you don’t look too closely at video of their mobility scooter joyride, and wonder why all mobility scooters don’t [...]
On Tuesday 7th May, Cap Gemini’s serene offices in Vauxhall, South London were once again rocked by a surprise visit by the Cleaners and activists of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain (IWGB). The dispute started when a senior manager told the predominately Latin American cleaners that they could never be British because “they were [...]
By the Campaign to stop the deportation of Luqman Onikosi
Find more about Luqman’s campaign and his experiences as a migrant fighting deportation.Read more →
Over the last couple of years more and more official Metropolitan Police twitter accounts have popped up. These are part of the Met’s wider media operation, although the individual accounts are often controlled much further down the ranks – hence the ability not to spell “beggars” correctly. And yesterday, these two tweets (pictured above) were posted by a [...]Read more →
The militant cleaners of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain (IWGB) once again launched a surprise demonstration against racist bosses on Friday 3rd May. The migrant workers are fighting bullying managers and standing up to racism and sexism in the workplace.
The two videos below show their latest action in Canary Wharf, in the offices of [...]
This Saturday 11th May will see the launch of the Our Tottenham community charter from 1pm at Tottenham Town hall. The launch –including a photo opportunity – will be followed by a community picnic (weather permitting).
The charter was produced following a daylong conference on 6th April 2013 where 110 people from over 30 local groups [...]
By Luqman Onikosi
A migrant’s life is full of uncertainty. For international students, foreign investors or skilled migrants, we have to justify ourselves in order to be given the chance to stay alive. How can we do this? In a system that decides who lives and dies on the basis of economics and race, our chances [...]
After the multi-award winning feature Injustice, documenting the struggles of families who lost loved ones at the hands of the police, comes a powerful and poetic cinema documentary about resistance to state brutality. Its makers, Migrant Media, are now fundraising to complete post-production on the film and initial distribution. Please support this effort, donate as [...]Read more →
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A new podcast by Caiman del Barrio of LibCom discussing events in Latin America from a Libertarian Communist perspective. This first episode looks at the rise and legacy of Hugo Chávez. He may have died but his project – misleadingly named ‘revolutionary socialism for the 21st [...]
This is a guest post by @copwatcher
Copwatching can often lead to a distinct sense of déjà vu – the same stories keep appearing again and again. So what have we learnt this week?
We are creeping closer to the day when all coppers are armed – with Tasers
In Cambridgeshire, more beat officers and traffic police, not [...]
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