NUT election: Why we should vote for the radical left

With one week left in the National Union of Teachers General Secretary election, NUT activist Rob Owen, asks how those on the radical left ought to vote The NUT has been one of the few unions to...

French movement escalates to resist new labour law: report from Paris protests

Ian Crosson reports from last weekend's protests in Paris Imagine thousands of people occupying Trafalgar Square, every night, for days on end, to discuss how to resist austerity and raising radical issues. Imagine this occupation...
Daily Mail article

It IS racist to worry about “foreign” nurses – a reply to Dr Max...

The problem isn't nurses from abroad – it's understaffing, pay reductions and bureaucracy, writes Mark Boothroyd, himself a nurse. Max Pemberton's Daily Mail comment piece "It's NOT racist to worry about foreign nurses"...

Report: They Don’t Represent Us

Lois JC reports from rs21's participatory day event last Saturday. Videos from various sessions will appear on the site soon. Many woke up on the Friday morning after the 2015 election with a sinking feeling in...
A graffiti reading 'liberty or death' on a white wall, with a person sitting on the floor on the left hand side.

Hong Kong: the occupation of Poly U

Colin Sparks reports on the ongoing occupation of the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong.

French and British police block Calais Convoy

John Walker reports on the Convoy to Calais on Saturday, which say French and British police block activists from travelling to France to deliver aid On Saturday, several hundred of us confronted the police at...

A last look back at 2017

This selection of photos sums up a year when austerity continued but thousands of people kept on fighting.

Duggan family launches fresh appeal for witnesses on anniversary of Mark’s death

The Justice for Mark Duggan family campaign is launching a fresh appeal for witnesses to Mark's death at the hands of police three years ago today. The only independent witness to the shooting to come...

Left lifted by surprise win for Free Education motion at NUS conference

Amy Gilligan from Cambridge University rs21 reports from NUS conference LEFT ACTIVISTS were happy after a surprise win after a tense NUS conference vote this morning. A motion supporting free education passed, committing the union to...

Hong Kong protests two weeks on

As another week begins in Hong Kong, people are still blockading the streets in several areas of the city. There are talks about talks, but the protesters say they are not giving up their...