Cycling instructors to stage protest cycle ride after TfL Cuts leave thousands of children without safe cycle training

October 28th: This Friday, 29th October, cycling instructors are staging a protest cycle-ride from Trafalgar Square to City Hall after TfL suddenly slashed cycling instruction funding for the third quarter of the year.

SOAS Justice for Workers rota dispute victory news

October 27th: Last Monday 18th Oct, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)’s cleaning team won a rota dispute with university management after threatening to take strike action.

Cleaners win back stolen wages after protesting in London Elizabeth Hotel lobby

October 21st: Cleaners at London Elizabeth Hotel have won back £4,733 furlough wages they were denied by outsourced cleaning company Pridegreen after protesting on 2 October.

Activists opposing arms fair hit with police raids

October 15th: Police have conducted 6 raids on activists opposing the AOC 2021 Liverpool Arms Fair, according to direct action and solidarity group Palestine Action.

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.

Tag X: Køpi-Platz is violently expropriated by Sanus Beteiligungs AG

October 18th: It was still early in the morning when the tanks entered the red zone.

Calais, France: Message from the refugee people after the death of our brother

October 11th: On 28th September, a young Sudanese man Yasser died at the French-British border.

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?

Murder by negligence on EU border

September 27th: Last month, Freedom reported on the plight of 32 people from Afghanistan seeking asylum in the EU imprisoned on the Polish-Belarus border and left there without food, shelter or medical assistance for weeks.

“One of us”: LabTory coalition unite to bury their dead

October 26th: The state’s response to the murder of one of their own has been telling.

Priti Fascist: Another civil liberties crackdown announced

October 7th: Another Tory party conference, another round of law ‘n’ order announcements.

The multiple and overlapping crises in the UK point to a sustained need for mutual aid

October 1st: In the recent printed edition of Freedom, there was an article reflecting on Covid and the mutual aid groups that sprung up in the early days of the pandemic.