Retribution in Iraq

by Jack Farmer If you like a laugh, it's always worth looking up what Tony Blair has to say about events in the Middle East. In his latest intervention he insisted that the current crisis in...

Protest against Spain’s anti-abortion bill: 7pm, Friday 27 June, London SW1X 8SB

Abortion rights are under attack in the Spanish state. The right wing government wants to make abortion illegal in all but very restricted circumstances. This is the most fundamental attack on women's rights in a European...

Six pointers for antifascists after the 21 June attacks in Tottenham

â–º see also: Antifascist vigil attracts 200 in show of unity and defiance On Saturday night a free music festival in Tottenham, north London, was violently attacked by a racist gang targeting audience members...

Resistance in Rio

In the run up to the World Cup, strikes and protests swept across Brazil. Ali S, based in Brazil, looks at the background and character of the protests. This is an article from the Summer...

The May of the masses: the Tiananmen Square movement 25 years on

 4 June marks the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Charlie Hore looks back at the inspirational movement that went before, and repression that followed.  Twenty-five years ago, a mass protest movement exploded across...

Busting immigration myths

Immigration has dominated the discussion in the run up to the European elections on Thursday. Politicians and the media are happy to spread anti-migrant myths, Bunny La Roche seeks out the facts MYTH: Migrants hold...

BDS is about justice, not antisemitism

Barnaby Raine looks at the myths Israel creates in order to perpetuate the occupation - and asks how the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement can help bring the end of the apartheid regime. The...

The Tragedy of Odessa

Following the tragic events of 2nd May, we must stand with the people of Ukraine against their own government and oligarchs, against the machinations of the West, against the growing threat of fascism, and...

Memoirs of a revolution: Portugal 1974

On the 25th April 1974, against every expectation, a revolution broke out in Portugal. On the 40th Anniversary, Brian Parkin recalls what it was like for a young British engineering worker, arriving in the...

Baltic Pride – not parliament – has the potential for LGBT liberation in Estonia

Civil partnerships for LGBT couples could be recognised in Estonian law from July. But William Cleary argues that the Baltic Pride festival, which will be held in Estonia's capital in June, will be more...