It was an election that was dominated by Brexit, which saw Labour uprooted from its heartlands despite a popular policy agenda. The reasons for the loss have been attributed to Jeremy Corbyn’s media-bedraggled personality, Brexit fatigue, and unrealistic expectations of the Labour party, as well as unclear policy among smaller concerns.Read More A Taste of Democracy – Starving for Power: Reflections on the 2019 General Election
Report: On the 17th of November 2018, and following a previous September gig in Govanhill, we teamed up with hip hop crews and MCs from Scotland, England, Greece and Germany to hold the first volume of the ‘Breaking the Borders’ anti-fascist hip hop gigs. We had several aims in organising such an ambitious night. […]Read More Breaking the Borders Vol.I: Mini Documentary and Report
Pavlos Fyssas , (also known as Killah P), a well-known Greek rapper and vocal anti-fascist, was murdered in September of 2013 by Giorgos Roupakias, a member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn organisation.Read More Prosecution Proposes to Acquit Neo-Nazi “Golden Dawn” Party
“Those who killed our brother will never again be able to breathe in our streets, our squares, our neighbourhoods!
We will stand united in the courts on the day of the decision.
For justice, for freedom, for Pavlos!”
Ante la vulneración de sus derechos laborales, inmigrantes de la ciudad han creado un sindicato con el objetivo de combatir las injusticias y la discriminación que sufren en sus puestos de trabajo.Read More UN GRUPO DE INMIGRANTES DE GLASGOW SE UNE CONTRA LA EXPLOTACIÓN LABORAL
Workers from Tartan House, the kilt and souvenir company that owns about twenty shops only between Edinburgh and Glasgow, report unacceptable working conditions that the management doesn’t seem to be willing to fix. They have begun organising with the trade union Clydeside Industrial Workers of the World to improve conditions.Read More Workers report appalling working conditions
Capitalism depends on the myth of independence and the false belief of total self sufficiency. Disability disrupts it and opens up spaces for us think about our interdependence and how important and transformative it is for us to have deeply meaningful reciprocal relationships with each other.Read More Capitalism, Disability and Ableism
[This interview was conducted in the course of Panos Theodoropoulos’s PhD research into unions, migrant workers and labour struggles in the UK. We are releasing it because we consider that this text holds some ideas which can be useful contributions in the ongoing debates around issues such as organizing, trade unions, migrant workers, and wider […]Read More Migrant Workers, Trade Unions and Solidarity: A Conversation with the Angry Workers of the World.