This morning Secretary of State for Communities, Sajid Javid and his colleagues were greeted with a life-size statue depicting the Secretary of State ‘turning a blind eye’ to the imminent expansion of opencast coal mining in the UK. The statue’s creators said they were inspired to create the work and present it to Mr Javid
This text was contributed to Freedom by David Adam: a human rights, disability and Class War activist who wrote I am a cliché, published by Variant 18 Autumn 2003.
Today, Paris and other French urban zones see the demonstrations of the gilets jaunes, organised in part through new media.
In Ireland, a 2010 structural adjustment programme ordered the country to start charging domestic customers for water, where previously it was included in local taxation.
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.
In April 2017, Anna Campbell made the journey to Rojava to fight with the YPJ in defence of the revolution and the Kurdish people.