Portugal: The dockers’ struggle

Pedro Friere takes a deep dive into the background of dockworker strikes in Portugal, which kicked off spectacularly in November with casualised workers taking action in Setúbal and overtime bans linked to proposed pay cuts holding across most of the country’s major ports. In Portugal, this past year has been a year of intermittent dockworker strikes,

France and the Deliveroo ridearound

In France the wildcat strike is certainly the most popular method of protest against Deliveroo, although it is not always the most effective. Riders typically make lists of varying demands, and the company normally reacts by addressing only one or two of the several problems listed — and this is exactly what they have done in

Warwick occupation students win!

Warwick students have ended their two-week occupation of the Slate conference centre declaring a partial win, as university bosses caved in on demands ranging from ending legal threats against students to improving lecturers’ work rights. University bosses have reluctantly apologised for their heavy-handed approach to campus protests, dropped legal injunctions laid against the occupiers, pledged to look