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...

Protesters say ‘Syrian refugees welcome here’

  Luke Cooper reports on a day of protests in solidarity with refugees from Syria. The original article appeared on Left Unity, with additional reports on International Socialist Network. Many thanks to Luke for the...

What capital won, and how we can win it back

  Ray M examines arguments put forward by labour researcher Kim Moody - and how they shed light on how bosses have reorganised the workplace to our detriment. For 30 years now the left has faced tremendous difficulties in...

Moroccan activists renegotiate power: a new stage in a forgotten uprising

Miriyam Aouragh reports from Morocco, where she is currently on fieldwork. She researches the role of new media in the (counter) revolutionary movements in Syria and Morocco.

Football with and against Neo-Liberalism

With the World Cup hours away from kick off, Nathan Bolton reflects on how football's flashpoints can have a wider political resonance. Originally published here. I often feel I'm in a very small minority on...

Hundreds demand justice over gender and caste violence

Ruth Lorimer reports from a demonstration in London earlier this week demanding justice for women raped and murdered in India. Several hundred people, mostly Indian women from across the UK, demonstrated outside the Indian High Commission on...

Candles in the night: Vigil in Hong Kong commemorates Tiananmen Square

Sue Sparks reports on the vigil held in Hong Kong 25 years after Tiananmen Square.

A view from Rio: “The World Cup now pervades every serious political dispute taking...

The World Cup kicks off in Brazil next week. Last year's Confederations Cup saw huge protests and confrontations with the Police, directed at the corruption and vast public spending which surrounds the event. One...

What can the British left learn from Podemos?

Adria Porta Caballe asks how a change in language and approach took the fledgling Spanish party Podemos to be a surprise of the European elections In the Spanish left we had been saying for a long time...

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...