Remaking the Working Class and its Power

Ian Allinson summarises the key ideas in this useful book about workers' power. Forces of Labor, Workers’ Movements and Globalization since 1870 by Beverly J Silver (Cambridge University Press, 2003) Forces of Labor was greeted with positive...

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...

SOAS Fractionals statement

This statement first appeared on the Fractionals For Fair Play (FFFP) Facebook page. FFFP STATEMENT ON ACAS TALKS AND UPCOMING NEGOTIATIONS ALL-FRACTIONALS MEETING ON 3 JUNE 5PM ROOM 116 On Friday 23 May UCU representatives and SOAS...

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...

Event: Thanet Freedom Festival, 19 July

A multi-cultural anti-racist community event in the spirit of Love Music Hate Racism. Freedom Festival Lineup  Spookasonic Sam Bumble Spyplane Nicola Booth Milky Negro OHHMS Avenge Thee + Naime Snowden Colliery Brass Band Roma Choir (plus 2 more Roma acts) Milos and Niklolas Lucia Xavier Dimitris Michailidis All...

Video: building community support for a strike

Jonathan Neale, an rs21 member, talks about how to build community support for a strike.

Appeal of the Kryvyi Rih Basin Miners to the Workers of Europe

Miners in Kryvyi Rih in central Ukraine are engaged in a labour dispute with the enterprises of EVRAZ HQ, whose headquarters are in London. They are issuing this appeal to workers in Europe for...

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...

Behind the screens: an interview with two Curzon cinema workers

Ritzy workers in south London recently went on strike for the Living Wage, but they are by no means unique. Rs21 member, Estelle Cooch, caught up with two workers from Curzon cinemas and asked them to...

May Day around the world

With photographs and short reports on demonstrations for International Workers' Day from Moscow to La Paz. Ben (Moscow): There were about 150 people on this march. There were multiple marches: the Ukraine crisis has fragmented...