Solidarity vigils as deaths in the Channel turn the focus on the UK’s border policy

November 26th: The deaths of twenty seven people in the Channel this week have provoked grief and rage amongst migrants and migrant solidarity activists across the UK and Europe.

Sheffield JustEat Couriers Set to Strike Protest against “Shocking” Pay Cut

November 26th: On Sunday 28 November at 12 noon, Sheffield food delivery couriers from the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) are protesting outside of Sheffield Town Hall to demand that Stuart delivery cancels a planned pay cut of nearly 25%.

Cancel Facebook: Cleaners continue fight against overwork and victimisation at Facebook

November 25th: As previously covered in Freedom, cleaners at Facebook’s London offices have been organising against intensified workloads, and are now moving to ballot for strike action after one worker and union activist was unfairly dismissed.

Judges kill or kill judges? Whistleblower Barrett Brown convicted for banner display at Kill The Bill demo

November 24th: Barrett Brown was convicted in the City Of London Magistrates on Friday 5th November of a Section 5 Public Order offence, accused of displaying writing that was intended to cause people distress, namely the police.

Notes from the US

November 21st: Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.

Belarus: anarchist Mikola Dziadok sentenced to 5 years incarceration

November 17th: On 10th November, a judge at Minsk City Court announced  a sentence in the case of anarchist and blogger Mikalai Dziadok.

Notes from the US

October 19th: Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.

Secularism, laïcité and France’s obsession with the veil

November 25th: Last month, in the city of Drancy in the Parisien banlieu, where 80 years ago Jews were held in camps before being put on trains to faraway work and death camps, potential 2022 French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour (whose Islamophobic bile is claiming more and more space on the airwaves) was involved in a TV

Communique from the Zapatista Solidarity Network

October 20th: In October 2020 the Zapatistas announced they would be visiting the five continents on a voyage of inverted discovery.

Devastate to insulate?

October 17th: As Insulate Britain call a ‘temporary pause’ in their campaign of road blocking, Bill Stickers asks participants is this the road ahead, or a cul-de-sac?

The Hairy Manifesto (Excerpt)

November 24th: The Hairy Manifesto is a new manifesto for the hairy body.

Transgender Day Of Remembrance 2021

November 20th: (To Kell & Back: despatches from the front line) “you don’t have to live next to me Just give me my equality” Nina Simone, Mississippi Goddamn It is not the responsibility of trans people to thank you for showing up and being an ally.

COP21: a retrospective on the eco-war

November 4th: e flashback 5 years to a very different yet very familiar scenario that took place in Paris during the declared state of emergency.