Tag: oppression

An empty classroom photographed from the front, in low grey light.

What a way to make a living | Teaching at the margins

A teacher in a non-mainstream secondary school gives her view on the daily life of teaching in a school which specialises in providing education for students whose needs are not met by mainstream institutions. 
Workers at a call centre in Poland.

What a way to make a living | Introduction

Meet our new article series, What a way to make a living, which will explore the lived realities of work and exploitation under modern capitalism

revolutionary reflections | Invisible threads: on value and valorization

Charlie Jarsve goes back to the theory of value and exploitation in Marx's Capital to explore how exploitation relates to different forms of oppression.
#MeToo workers rights

Some reflections on #MeToo

While #MeToo has seen countless people speak out about sexual violence and harassment, it has also revealed difficulties in building the means of confronting them.

Refugees – remember them?

Mitch Mitchell writes on Refugee Lifeboat, a new organisation that aims to marry humanitarian aid for refugees with an uncompromising political stand against state racism
Ahed Tamimi trial concealment

Don’t let Israel hide Ahed’s trial

Israel's apartheid regime is trying to hide its mistreatment of Ahed Tamimi, the teenage Palestinian political prisoner.

Capitalism’s life source: the domestic and social basis for exploitation

US-based socialist Tithi Bhattacharya responds to questions from rs21 on her new book about social reproduction theory.

What is Transgender Day of Remembrance, and why does it matter?

Charlie Powell and Taisie Tsikas write on the significance of Transgender Day of Remembrance in the ongoing struggle against the oppression of transgender people.

Reflections on ‘The Fall’

Colin Revolting gives his thoughts on The Fall, an extraordinary play about a protest movement in South African in 2015-16 which has had an enormous impact in the West.

Reflections of a reluctant transsexual

Evren Filgate gives their perspective on the reform of the Gender Recognition Act and the struggle that trans people face in their daily lives. We heard news a few weeks ago that the Gender Recognition...