Greece: Libertatia occupied centre burned by fascists

January 21st: Members of a mass nationalist rally in Thessaloniki attacked and burned a squatted social centre Libertatia in the city today, though fortunately no injuries have been reported.

Victory for LSE Cleaners

January 20th: The London School of Economics  cleaners will now officially be employees of the LSE from 5th March 2018.

London: Embassy of Conscience occupied centre evicted

January 18th: Following a court hearing on January 14th the Utopian Bohemians group has been ousted from their latest squatted social project in part of the Congo Embassy.

Victory for anti- gentrification campaigners in Elephant and Castle

January 17th: Plans to regenerate Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre and surrounding areas by development firm Delancey were halted by the council Planning Committee late yesterday night.

Australia: Over 200 Detainees in Immigration Detention Commence Hunger Strike

January 18th: Over two hundred detainees at two detention centres, Villawood in Sydney and Maribyrnong in Melbourne, have declared a hunger strike in protest at visiting restrictions recently announced by Border Force.

France: ZAD declares victory as airport plan dropped!

January 17th: In a communique the famous horizontal community Zone à Defendre (ZAD) has declared a “historic victory” and called for “expropriated peasants and inhabitants to be able to fully recover their rights as soon as possible.” The entirety of the land area devoted to the airport project — 1,650 hectares of land declared as being of public

Naples: Anarchists under pressure as anti-mafia tactics employed in crackdown

January 17th: Bearing down on insurrectionist groups, the Italian State is using its organised crime units to cast a wide net and pressure anarchists nationwide.

Chris Cole on class and peace activism

January 9th: Chris Cole is most famous for his involvement in raids on warplanes in the 1990s, has been active at the heart of British peace activism for 30 years, and currently writes on drone warfare.

Fortress Europe: a View From Its Eastern Border

January 3rd: European attention to the ongoing crisis of migration is mostly focused on the Mediterranean.

Wealth blinds our rulers to the truth about homelessness

December 29th: Recently the National Audit Office (NAO) published a study which was of surprise to no-one — notwithstanding the blustering pretend humbug of neoliberals and Tories — showing that welfare cuts cause homelessness to rise.

Mind the gap!

January 21st: The 2017 snap election was notable for many things, not least the Tory party itself proclaiming that its policies have not worked.

The Alarming Rise of Virgin Care – and Branson’s threat to the NHS

January 14th: Manchester SolFed analyses the career of billionaire railway subsidies junkie Richard Branson and the ways he’s expanding into the British healthcare system, with potentially fatal results.

Trump’s UK visit and the royal wedding offer avenues for mass action

January 8th: In this month’s column Jon Bigger looks at the possibilities for protest as the US President considers a British jaunt and and another Windsor marriage loom.