A global system of production headed by corporate brands lies behind the latest tragedy in the garment industry, argues Ashok Kumar By early Thursday the toll had hit more than 1000 injured and 194 killed in Bangladesh’s latest garment factory disaster. The [...]
“Jewish workers, unite: you have nothing to lose except your enslavement in blood.” – Der Oifbroise, Hashomer Hatzair newsletter, paraphrasing the Communist Manifesto The seventieth anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising is upon us. The battle, started on April 19th [...]
The latest figures for global inequality show a worrying trend. It is a well worn phrase that the ‘rich get richer whilst the poor get poorer’, but in the last few years the extent of the wealth accumulated by the [...]
Alon Aviram looks at today’s threats against Iran ten years after the catastrophic invasion of Iraq “Don’t repeat the Iraq war with Iran” said Hans Blix bluntly at a recent press conference in Dubai. Lest we forget, Blix is the [...]
Clency Lebrasse assesses the results and prospects of the Chagossian community’s struggle to return home. Imagine being expelled from your homes. Dumped into the slums of a foreign land and spending over forty years fighting for the right to return [...]
Mark Booth urges support for a solidarity protest this Saturday The Syrian Revolution is close to its second anniversary. After two years of brutal repression the Syrian people are still fighting. Beginning on March 15th in 2011, since the start of [...]
This video shows the difference between perceptions of wealth in the US and the shocking reality.
The struggle against austerity in Spain has continued unabated over the last few years. James Drummond of the Anti Capitalist Initiative spoke to Millie, a former resident of Seville, who has just come back from a visit there.