Tag: riots

Yellow vests: Macron’s fuel tax was no solution to climate chaos

Why Macron's 'eco-tax' on fuel was never a fair or effective way to tackle climate change

“Riots are the language of the unheard”: reflections on the protests after the death...

Rosa Soros reflects on the protest after the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa. What a farce! There was a state-sanctioned murder of another young black man in police custody (and, inevitably, another cover-up), yet...

Tories trouble families

Caliban asks how did the Tories' Troubled Families project aimed at addressing what they saw as the cause of the 2011 riots get on?  Five years since the riots this week. Interesting fact- you remember...

“You can’t organise a riot”: racism, riots and arrests in 1981

  In memory of John "Brad" Bradbury of the Specials who topped the charts with Ghost Town whilst Britain burst into flames of riots and racism in 1981 - Colin Revolting remembers how anti -...

“You can’t organise a riot”: racism, riots and arrests in 1981

In memory of John "Brad" Bradbury of the Specials who topped the charts with Ghost Town whilst Britain burst into flames of riots and racism in 1981 - Colin Revolting remembers how anti -...

Shit Does Not Just Happen: an introduction to historical materialism

The materialist conception of history can be used to understand recent events and shows us how ordinary people, the exploited and the oppressed, can make history.