By Ken Fero / @KenFero
â€œIf you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.â€
The power of film to document stories, inspire action and agitate for change has run hand in hand with revolutionary cells, social struggles and mass movements. One of the critical points of our current situation is a rupture within our […]Read more →
By Abahlali baseMjondolo / @Abahlali_ABM
Just after three this morning the River View Flats in Cato Manor were occupied. Some of the occupiers had previously been evicted from this block of flats and others were from the Marikana Land Occupation, also in Cato Manor.
The security guards stationed at the block of flats tried to prevent the […]
By Abahlali baseMjondolo Solidarity UK
Mandela has been mourned across the world, his heroic words and deeds did far more than help end the racist apartheid system, his calm influence perhaps prevented a bloody civil war. So as Madiba has been laid to rest, it is time to much of his legacy is shown in the […]Read more →
Over 1000 students marched and demonstrated through Central London yesterday, stopping police cars, bringing a blazing bin rampage in their wake. They demanded cops off campus, and lo it was so, this achievement was undoubtedly sweet and surprising. Many people put their bodies in defiance of not only state power but their well founded […]
By Abanali baseMjondolo / @Abahlali_ABM
â€œIf the ANC does to you what the Apartheid government did to you, then you must do to the ANC what you did to the Apartheid government.â€
– Nelson Mandela, Cosatu Conference, 1993
Today Abahlali will hold a protest in Cato Crest in honour of the late Tata Nelson Mandela.Â On Saturday Abahlali baseMjondolo […]
By Let Down 15 private tenants from 7 local tenant action groups across London held a ‘housewarming party’ at a development of newly built private rented flats in Stratford, east London, in protest at soaring private rents and the government’s failure to tackle the problem. London rents have been rising at around 7 per […]Read more →
I just read this interview with Rizzle Kicks where they talk about hip-hopâ€™s problem with misogyny and homophobia. Now, Iâ€™m a rapper. Iâ€™m a rapper who doesnâ€™t even listen to rap anymore because I canâ€™t deal with the constant buffoonery in the genre. I can listen to whatever I want. Because of that, I choose […]Read more →
Video by @IWGBUnion
On Saturday 2nd November, members of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain and workers at John Lewis Store in Oxford Street, occupy the store to protest and demand the London Living Wage. The video below is in Spanish and also has segments in English:
By Knox O /Â @knox_o
Trigger warning:Â generally discussion only of use of terminology of rape and sexual abuse, but note near end of piece briefly mentions an incident of rape.
I am so angry right now. Furious, in fact.Â That kind of anger that makes you feel like youâ€™re physically shaking even when your body is still, that […]
D.W Kasper queried this morning if today’s Chinatown action was led by business owners or not, coupled with a big hint from @TheRubyKid, I decided to find out what was actually going on.
Suresh Grover’s anti-racist organisation,Â The Monitoring Group, issued a press release which describedÂ the Chinatown shut down as a “Strike and Closure of Restaurants“. […]
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