I just read this interview with Rizzle Kicks where they talk about hip-hop’s problem with misogyny and homophobia. Now, I’m a rapper. I’m a rapper who doesn’t even listen to rap anymore because I can’t deal with the constant buffoonery in the genre. I can listen to whatever I want. Because of that, I choose [...]Read more →
By Ant X
It was a situation I’d not experienced before. As a white Englishman, I’ve had the privilege of never having attended an anti-fascist demonstration as one of the demonised immigrant workers that the far right wanted to boot out. But on Saturday 14th September, two weeks after moving to Stockholm for work, the unashamedly [...]
Warning: The first video contains scenes that are distressing and involve physical restraint.
We remember the detainees at Guantanamo and other US sites by publishing these two videos:
The first is with Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, going through the Standard Operating Procedure for force-feeding which happens twice a day in Guantanamo Bay. During Ramadan, 44 detainees [...]
The international cleaning and security workers union, UNI Property Service Global Union has called Monday 17th June, the day for International Justice for Cleaners. The union represents over 1 million workers and have recognised agreements with large corporations such as G4S, ISS and Securitas.
They have confirmed through their affiliates that a series of organised events, [...]
Trigger Warning: contains descriptions of racial abuse and images of physicial abuse by British soldiers
It is undeniable that the British armed forces have long been responsible for prosecuting racist and colonial oppression. The British state is this week, belatedly, paying millions in compensation to those detained in concentration camps, tortured and murdered in Kenya [...]
PCS, the union which represents civil servants, held its Annual Delegate Conference in Brighton from 20 to 23 May.
The conference took place in the midst of a ramping up of the government’s attempts to break the union. The effect of Francis Maude’s drastic cuts to facility time could be seen in the number of [...]
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 [...]
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 →
Into the Fire is a hard hitting, investigative documentary looking at the situation of refugees and migrants in Greece, in the face of severe austerity measures and rising racism. Refugees flee their home countries on the search for safety. Today the film is being crowd-released: The Multicultural Politic is participating jointly with many others all over the internet [...]Read more →
By Justin / @justinthelibsoc
On Wednesday 17th April, in Nea Manolada, Greece, more than 30 Bangladeshi migrant strawberry pickers were shot by their supervisors and bosses and several workers are currently in critical condition. The shooting took place when around 200 migrant workers demanded to receive wages for 6 months unpaid work. The Associated Press news agency [...]
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