Tag archive for ‘movement’
By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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HOPE not hate: What we need to remember from the Civil Rights Movement

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States. The commemoration marks the anniversary of King’s birth with a public holiday in honour of one of the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. After the More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Labour must continue to fight for freedom of movement

We, in the labour movement, have to make sure that every time we talk about immigration we start by saying thank you,’ began Keir Starmer’s emotive address to the CLASS think tank in late 2016, before going More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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US to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement as foreign terror group as soon as Monday: Sources

US to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement as foreign terror group as soon as Monday: Sources Decision to blacklist Iran-aligned group could jeopardise humanitarian relief efforts and derail UN-led More...

By admin On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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The government will not deal with the Covid emergency. The labour movement must step up.

The government is effectively continuing to pursue herd immunity. The movement must fight for a zero-Covid strategy, argues Chris Nineham Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Man who sparked Egypt’s MeToo movement sentenced to three years

Man who sparked Egypt’s MeToo movement sentenced to three years Campaign prompted by allegations against Ahmed Bassam Zaki revealed other shocking sexual harassment cases MEE and agencies More...

By admin On Saturday, December 19th, 2020
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Sudan marchers demand justice on protest movement anniversary

Sudan marchers demand justice on protest movement anniversary Military and civilian leaders of transitional government are focus of anger at lack of progress since overthrow of Bashir Kaamil More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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‘It Felt Beautiful and Precious’: Reflections on the Student Movement 10 Years On

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the 2010 student movement, which saw hundreds of thousands of students mobilise in a radical social movement to defend public education, after decades of relative quiescence.  The More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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‘Cash cows’ rebel: London students join growing movement of rent strikes

Students at the University of London (UoL) are set to join a wave of rent strikes taking place across UK universities. Organisers at the federation of London universities are demanding 40% rent reductions, amid More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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To Bring About a Just Transition, Unions and the Climate Movement Must Work Together

The UK government is legally bound to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. Last week, Boris Johnson pledged to get 68% of the way there by 2030. But despite headline-grabbing announcements, including More...

By admin On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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To Bring About a Just Transition, Trade Unions and the Climate Movement Must Work Together

The UK government is legally bound to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. Last week, Boris Johnson pledged to get 68% of the way there by 2030. But despite headline-grabbing announcements, including More...