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.

Dover sentencing and anti-fascist organising

July 24th: The Dover demonstration in January was the most violent anti-fascist action in Britain for many years.

No Reforming Earth Destruction

July 21st: “The Earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.”

Women in charge is not feminism: the fight against institutional patriarchy

July 16th: On a surface level, it seems as though feminism is winning the gender war.

A divided Kingdom: Thoughts on Brexit

June 25th: The not so United Kingdom has voted to leave the EU.

Only working-class self-organisation will kill the housing bill

March 4th: With the Housing Bill about to come into effect, conditions are looking bleak for the working class.

From Dover to Calais to Brussels, the border regime is in violent panic

February 6th: The recent anti-migrant demonstration by the National Front and other assorted fascist backwash is among a rising tide of violence against migrants.

The End of Social Housing: The Housing and Planning Bill

December 27th: On January 5th, Architects for Social Housing (ASH) and many others will demonstrate against the Housing and Planning Bill, which will pave the way for further mass demolition of social housing.