Tag: protests

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. 
Protesters under umbrellas during heavy rain in Hong Kong.

Review: Hong Kong in revolt and The Art of Rebellion

Two new books provide valuable insight into the huge and defiant revolt in Hong Kong that erupted in 2019.
Popular Uprisings in Lebanon and Belarus

VIDEO | Popular Uprisings from Belarus to Lebanon

Mass movements around the world are continuing to upset the status quo. We were joined by activists from Belarus and Lebanon to learn more about the struggles unfolding in both states.
Police Trafalgar square

Resist the crackdown on demonstrations

The lockdown has ended but the crackdown on protests goes on and on. We need to share skills and solidarity to resist police repression.
Protesters at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in London, standing around Nelson's Column with banners.

Anti-racism, solidarity and the language of our movement

Arjun Mahadevan shares his perspective on political education coming from a place of solidarity.

A tale of two towns

Colin Revolting looks at events in Deptford and Eltham after the 2011 shooting of Mark Duggan

Tear them all down!

The toppling of the statue to slave trader Edward Colston on Sunday 7 June has echoed around the world.