Tag: austerity

Build in, build out, build up! July 10 strike report

Estelle Cooch writes: Over a million public sector workers went on strike today against pay, pensions and cuts. The strike was the biggest in several years and brought together unions that haven't struck together since...

Lambeth College strike: Stage One ends, but prepare for Stage Two

by Matthew Cookson, UCU lead negotiator, EHWLC (personal capacity) Strikers at Lambeth College in south London marched back together to work today (Wednesday 9 July) after five and a half weeks of all-out action. The...

Event: Stand Up Against Austerity

    Stand up for the People's Assembly Monday 7 July, 7pm Hammersmith Apollo (Eventim Apollo Hammersmith) Join the People's Assembly for an evening of comedy from some of the best comedians in the country. As well as an essential...

A sunny success for the People’s Assembly

Anindya Bhattacharyya writes: Saturday's march through central London was a test for the People's Assembly Against Austerity's – the first time it had organised a national march primarily through its own resources, rather than putting...

People’s Assembly demonstration – rolling coverage

Reports and updates from today's #NoMoreAusterity demonstration in London. Follow @revsoc21 on twitter and send reports, updates and photos to revolutionarysocialism21@gmail.com 4.48pm From Brixton earlier - Curzon workers join Ritzy picket line ahead of demo 4.04pm...

The People’s Assembly: Why you should march on Saturday

Dan Swain, of rs21 and active in Norfolk People's Assembly, argues why you should support Saturday's demonstration against austerity, and build the People's Assembly where you can.

Paris: united demo against austerity

Clément Mouhot reports from Paris: "Hollande ça suffit !" (Hollande this is enough) was one of the many slogans seen on banners at the demonstration against austerity in Paris last Saturday. Around 40,000 people...

Racism, austerity and revolution: rs21 north London meeting

Watch the rs21 meeting in Tottenham featuring Estelle (rs21), Bianca (Left Unity), Jennifer (Justice for Mark Duggan) and Bat (rs21), including discussions and summary.

Social reproduction – what it is and why it matters

Reproduction involves more than just the creation of human beings – it involves the reproduction of the “capital relation” itself – the worker and the capitalist.

Racism: old, new and neoliberal

Anindya Bhattacharyya reflects on the changing nature of racism under neoliberal austerity, and its lessons for activists today, UN anti-racism day, 22 March 2014.