By Joel Preston / @cleccambodia
Following the tragedies in Bangladesh the regional garment industry is getting a lot of attention.
Before the events of the last few weeks, we would have said that building safety is not so much an issue in Cambodia. However, only hours after international brands signed onto the Bangladesh Building and Fire Safety [...]
By South London Anti-Fascists Group / @SouthLondonAF
South London Anti-Fascists Group was formed in 2008 in the response to the British National Party getting elected to the Greater London Authority. We are refugees, migrants, trade unionists and anti-fascists from various traditions.
We are calling all South London based anti-fascists to help form community defence groups to stop [...]
By @MegafonenOrten / Megaphone – The Swedish Suburban Movement
Husby besieged by police officers. Go home? This IS our home
The effect of the police murder of 69-year-old man in Husby on Monday 13th May arrived today: a conflict between the cops and local citizens after four cars were burned in the evening.
Whatever we do, the police and the mainstream media [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Following our previous report on the campaigning Cleaners at the Corporation of London’s Barbican Centre, we now have footage of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain holding a surprise occupation of the centre.
This video shows the cleaners who are mostly migrants facing racist abuse for having the temerity to end poverty pay. Watch the [...]
By Sita Balani / @sitainshort
In 1982, 12 young Asian men from Bradford took the stand in court on charges of making explosive devices with the intent to cause damage to property and persons, facing penalties of up to life imprisonment. The previous year they had devised makeshift petrol bombs out of milk bottles in preparation [...]
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