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Defend the Tower Hamlets 286

By KD Tait On 7 September, the Metropolitan Police arrested 286 antifascists for venturing away from the police-determined route for a demonstration against the English Defence League in Tower Hamlets.…

The riots in Stockholm: a reaction against worsening social conditions and violence

In the week following 13 May, when rioting broke out in the Stockholm suburb of Husby, and then spread to others, the tabloid press, TV reporters and all manner of…

Tories plot racist crackdown on Travellers

By Sally Turner The Tories are planning to pass new laws to stop Travellers setting up sites to live on. This follows the violent eviction of Dale Farm, where an entire…

Ireland: Finucane report a sham

Finally, Desmond de Silva’s report into the murder of Pat Finucane, the Belfast solicitor, has been released. The Report found that there were ‘shocking levels of state collusion’ in the…

Hillsborough police cover up exposed

By Stu Bates On 15 April 1989, 96 Liverpool supporters attending the FA cup semi-final at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough stadium never returned home. Now, 20 years on, a new independent…

South African miners rock the ANC

South African miners rock the ANC

Mineworkers are striking for a living wage in the face of repression from the ANC government, writes Keith Spencer…

South Africa: Marikana massacre exposes the betrayal of the ANC

South African state prosecutors tried to charge 270 miners with the murder of 34 of their fellow workers. To do this it used a piece of Apartheid law called “common…

Bolshie Women: Free Pussy Riot

Bolshie Women: Free Pussy Riot

Three members of the Russian radical feminist band Pussy Riot have been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred”. The verdict…

Condemn the Marikana massacre – unite to win demands

  Statement of the League for the Fifth International 20 August 2012 The League for the Fifth International condemns the brutal massacre – reminiscent of the Apartheid era – of…

The August Riots – one year after

Racism rife, jobs and services in shreds, justice denied – Jeremy Dewar reports…