Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome

Thrown into another world – experiencing Hiroshima

69 years ago today the US dropped a nuclear bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki. 40,000 people were killed instantly, and many others died soon after. Three days earlier they had also bombed...

Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Remain Under Sentence of Death in Egypt

The new regime in Egypt has been handing out mass death sentences to Muslim Brotherhood supporters. General al-Sisi has exploited hostility to the Brotherhood to crack down on mass street protests more generally and...

NUS executive votes to back BDS boycott campaign against Israel

(picture of #nus4bds campaigners by Aaron Kiely, NUS executive member, via Facebook) The NUS national executive committee today voted 23-18 with 1 abstention to adopt a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions policy against Israel. Fantastic that #NUSNEC has...

Malevich: new art for a new world

Lois JC (Brixton) reviews the Tate Modern's new show Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art at the Tate Modern is the first retrospective of the Russian avant garde artist Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935) in 25 years. The exhibition illustrates,...

A bluffer’s guide to boycotting Israel

A handy one-stop-shop for all the arguments you'll need to argue for the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid

Netanyahu: Wanted for War Crimes

Israel has been bombing Gaza for three weeks now. Over a thousand Palestinians are dead, including many children. Refugee camps in Jabaliya and Shati have been bombarded. Homes and schools are reduced to rubble. Some...

World War One: The main enemy was at home

Today marks 100 years since the Serbian campaign  that started World War One. Here we republish the Spartacus League's illegal anti-war leaflet from May 1915. Its author  Karl Liebknecht was the most famous anti-war figure in Germany,...

Video: Barnaby Raine and Mona Dohle comment on the Gaza solidarity movement

Two rs21 activists have appeared on TV in the past 24 hours discussing the situation in Gaza and how best to deliver solidarity to Palestinians under attack from Israel.

Second Time Lucky

Second Time Lucky by Caliban's Revenge

Manchester protest occupies high street shops for Palestine

Around 200 people took part in protests in support of Palestine on Saturday in the centre of Manchester. Protesters gathered despite torrential pouring rain. After speeches and music, they marched down Market Street, the main shopping street in central...