Solidarity Call from Brazil Trade Union

rs21 has been approached by the Brazilian trade union federation CSP-Conlutas with the following message for solidarity on the eve of the World Cup, which we are happy to share. Please send solidarity messages and...

Thousands rally in Belfast and Derry to protest against rising tide of racism

(report by Matt Williamson, picture by Aisling Gallagher) Some 4,000 people gathered in Belfast city centre last Saturday to protest at escalating levels of hate crime and increasing racist rhetoric in mainstream politics. A similar...

25 de Abril, Sempre! Portugal 40 years after the Revolution

Mark Bergfeld speaks on the legacy of Portugal's revolution of 1974, and its relevance to today's struggles against austerity.

London Gezi supporters mark one year since rising against neoliberalism in Turkey

Nathan Bolton reports: I was on the way for a pint on Saturday when I stumbled across a protest at Finsbury Park, north London, organised by a group called London Gezi. They are supporters of the...

Report on solidarity picket for Ukrainian miners

Jan Ladziński reports on a solidarity picket outside the London HQ of the oligarchs who are refusing to pay Ukrainian miners a decent wage. On Friday afternoon there was a solidarity picket outside the offices...

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...

Kicking off in Rio: popular protest and the politics of the World Cup (public...

Brazil has seen huge attacks on its poor and a fightback from hundreds of thousands as two mega-events - the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016 - inflict themselves on a...

Immigrants are NOT the problem: rs21 North London public meeting (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IB4XNS5uBo rs21 North London hosts a public meeting with veteran anti-racist campaigner Darcus Howe, Mark Bergfeld, and Ezequiel, a representative of striking SOAS cleaners. Video interview with Darcus Howe available here. Follow rs21 North London on Twitter and Facebook.

Always a slip between cup and lip: a commentary on the Indian elections

The Great Quinquennial Cacophonic Political Symphony: some thoughts on the Indian elections letter from Chennai by PM Raman, economic historian India, the world’s largest democracy, holds parliamentary or general elections every five years. But this time round...

When will it end? More deaths of refugees in the Aegean

On 5th May 2014, two boats carrying migrants sunk off the coast of the Greek Island of Samos. At least 22 people drowned and another seven missing. They are just the latest victims of...