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The 1960s and the New Left

This upcoming event might be of interest to supporters and friends of the Anticapitalist Initiative The 1960s and the New Left MEETING AND DISCUSSION Saturday 1 February 1:30pm – 5pm Room 153, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX Entrance: £3/£5 […]

Workers’ and Left Front Argentina

MP of the radical left in Argentina to speak in London

These upcoming meetings might be of interest to supporters and friends of the Anticapitalist Initiative Christian Castillo, recently elected deputy for Buenos Aires Province, will be speaking on the recent election campaign, waged by the Workers’ and Left Front (FIT) […]


Viva I Ribelli: How the Italians besiege the government

Ed Bauer discusses political life in Italy


No Dash for Gas! Protestors converge on Balcombe

Ed Bauer reports from the Reclaim the Power camp in Balcombe, Sussex This last weekend the Sussex town of Balcombe played host to Reclaim the Power, a protest camp targeting the site of a fracking bid by the controversial firm […]


Ireland’s new abortion law; a step forward?

Sarah McCarthy, pro-choice campaigner in Ireland, challenges the idea the new abortion bill represents progress


Bedroom tax protests dominate housing convention

Last week saw the social housing industry across the country gather at Manchester Central for three days of conferencing and a huge exhibition organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). Despite hundreds of companies and policymakers spending thousands of […]

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Occupy And Resist: The New Politics of Turkey

On his return from Istanbul, Kerem Nisancioglu reflects on the similarities and differences between the Occupy movement and recent events in Turkey. Thousands of hands go up in the air, vigorously shaking. A small group starts cheering and clapping, only […]


Brazil’s Mega-Event Revolt: In Search of a Real ‘Legacy’

Matthew Richmond discusses the recent protests in Brazil and argues for the positive, if unexpected, social role of mega sporting events. As in other recent large-scale examples of urban unrest, the current protests in Brazil’s major cities bring together an […]

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