Telford Protest is a Model of How to Fight Tory Cuts

Telford Protest is a Model of How to Fight Tory Cuts

By Yuri PrasadAround 1,000 workers at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in Telford, Shropshire, downed tools on Tuesday of last week to join a demonstration amid fears that the government is about to slash their jobs.Streets around the base in Donnington were filled with...

More Observations from Occupy Wall St | by Stephanie Luce

It was a strange feeling to be in Zuccotti Park (once called Liberty Plaza Park), right next to Ground Zero. I was with thousands of people listening to speeches through the “people’s microphone.” The crowd looked so similar to those of the late 1990s/early 2000s...

China, Tibet and the left | by Charlie Hore

The riots and protests in Tibet earlier this year were the most significant since China’s takeover in the 1950s. Together with the protests that have accompanied the Olympic torch relay around the world, they have shown that Tibetan nationalism remains a potent force...