Football and Activism in Jerusalem

June 4th: This text was contributed by a fan of Hapoel Katamon: Israel’s first fan owned football club located in one of the poorest neighbourhoods of Jerusalem.

The events of ’68 (1868, that is)

March 28th: This year’s 150th anniversary of the first vote under a working-class franchise needs to be remembered.

University workers announce biggest ever outsourced workers strike in UK higher education

March 15th: University of London workers organised by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) are to hold the biggest-ever strike of outsourced workers in UK higher education history.

International Women’s Strike

March 7th: Tomorrow women from around the World will be striking against gender inequality.

Berlin: Refugee Movement Centre Evicted

January 11th: Gerhart-Hauptmann Schule, a school building in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district squatted in 2012 by a group of refugees and activists,  was evicted today.

Fortress Europe: a View From Its Eastern Border

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

What We Can Expect From Alt Right in 2018

January 2nd: In the last few years, a new kind of fascism emerged in North America and Europe.

Guatemala: Q’anjob’al community win their fight against hated hydro-dam project

January 1st: After eight years of struggle, communities in Huehuetenango, Guatemala are celebrating a decision by Spanish company Ecoener-Hidralia to start shutting down its Hidro Santa-Cruz damming operations on the Q’am B’alam river near Santa Cruz Barillas.

Editor of Turkish anarchist paper jailed for “terror propaganda”

December 24th: The editor of Meydan Gazette in Istanbul was jailed for a year and three months on December 22nd for “propagandising the methods of a terror organisation” in a free-speech case which dragged on for nearly a year.

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Arrests and tear gas as South African students protest for fee-free education

October 26th: Organisers with the South African Fees Must Fall student movement are reporting police brutality and dozens of arrests at today’s March to Parliament for Free Decolonized Education – part of a nationwide series of protests under the Fees Must Fall banner calling for the decolonising of education, an end to outsourcing and the scrapping of historic debts.