This month marks 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution: the wave of mass demonstrations against the one-party government of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. Beginning on 17th November 1989, when riot police surpressed a student demonstration in Prague, and lasting until late December that year, the protests lead to the country’s transition from communism to
Cycling instructors to stage protest cycle ride after TfL Cuts leave thousands of children without safe cycle training
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.
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.
The state’s response to the murder of one of their own has been telling.
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.
In October 2020 the Zapatistas announced they would be visiting the five continents on a voyage of inverted discovery.