Tag: protests

Mums & Nanas bloc at Kill the Bill protest in Bristol

‘We are peaceful, what are you?’: Bristol against police powers

Bristol has been one of the major flashpoints in the protest movement against the bill, with demonstrations being violently suppressed by local police.

Kill the Bill!

Tens of thousands took to the streets around the country over the Easter weekend to protest against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. rs21 members who attended the protests report in pictures.
An image of a cop chasing a silhouetted figure, while a police van burns in the background. Keywords; Bristol riot protesters protest peaceful violent police cops

In defence of the mob

After protesters in Bristol dared to fight back police violence, respectable opinion is rushing to condemn 'rioters'. But is it really true that riots 'don't achieve anything'?
Queen's Road bus garage with pickets and flags

Indefinite bus strike in Manchester against #FireAndRehire

Around 400 Unite members at a bus garage in north Manchester have been on indefinite strike since 28 February against fire and rehire. Ian Allinson explains what is going on and the strike's wider significance.

2020 in photos: reviewing a year of turbulence

Photo gallery: 2020 was a year of political tumult, despite the constraints placed by the pandemic on popular protest.

Tactics of resistance: occupations and sit-ins

In part one of a series looking at differing tactics for winning battles in the workplace, Bob Carter explains workplace occupations and how to make them successful.

Understanding Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement

Nigeria has been rocked by massive protests against state repression. The movement has brought a whole new generation into political struggle.

Solidarity with the democratic movement in Thailand

Dozens of socialist parties and worker organisations declare their support for the mass movement against Thailand's right-wing authoritarian regime.

Neoliberal ‘Omnibus Law’ sparks rebellion in Indonesia

Indonesia's neoliberal regime is using the pandemic to attack workers' rights and environmental protections. Workers and students have other ideas.
Police on horses facing poll tax protesters, March 1990.

Revolutionary reflections | The moral economy of the anti-poll tax movement

The anti-poll tax movement took on and defeated a Tory government at the height of its powers. Andrew Stone explores the ways that protestors developed political justifications for resistance.