Struggles

Cuts: activism in a capitalist crisis
Struggles United Kingdom

Cuts: activism in a capitalist crisis

Since the introduction of the budget cuts, students all over the UK have been protesting dramatic increases in tuition as well as program cuts. On Wednesday 8 December 2010, the student group Fight Racism, Fight Imperialism (FRFI) will be holding a discussion on the cuts to figure out what lies […]

Joel Linares and grassroots organisations
Struggles United Kingdom

Joel Linares and grassroots organisations

The Alborada Organisation, focused on independent coverage of Latin American issues, will host a discussion with community activist Joel Linares at the Union Tavern, Clerkenwell, London on Thursday 2 December 2010. In 1989, people in the Venezuelan community of Caracas stood in opposition against a rigorous economic programme. The opposition […]

Lobby town hall in Hackney
Movement Struggles

Lobby town hall in Hackney

With the recession in full-force and cuts at the forefront, many people are responding with grassroots action. In the London borough of Hackney, the community is already seeing the repercussions of the proposed cuts as teaching assistants are made redundant and two refuse trucks are cut. An organisation by the […]

Education on Trial
Politiks Struggles

Education on Trial

Discussing politics isn’t something typically associated with a good time, though a group of activists called ‘Mutiny’ are trying to change that. The members of Mutiny have a mission to change the world, and they’re taking initiative toward doing this by combining activist debate with a casual night out–creating a […]