All posts tagged protest

Event: Global Uprisings/ Resistance: Turkey, Egypt and Brazil

The summer of 2013 was witness to a series of social uprisings and resistance movements across the globe. This meeting looks back on the events that took place in Turkey, Egypt and Brazil – their underlying causes, and what their […]

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The Exchange Issue #1

The Exchange Issue #1 This paper was put together by a working group from the Anti-Capitalist Initiative in Manchester. We looked to organisations and activists who we thought, through our own experience and work alongside them, had something distinctive, critical […]

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Ankara’s Hidden Resistance

While the international media has focussed on Istanbul, Ankara’s month long street war with the police reveals a different side to Turkey’s protest movement. This geographical unevenness must be recognized, taken seriously and included in any visions for the future, […]

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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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Turkey: from Occupy Gezi to War Zone

As the mainstream media remains quiet, the state violence in Turkey since the Gezi Park occupation is escalating. Kerem Nisancioglu sends us this report from Istanbul. Istanbul has been turned into a war zone. People have defiantly stood up to […]

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Protests in Turkey – an Uprising or a Revolution?

John McSweeney reports from Turkey where protests are shaking the country since 28 May 2013. Kicked off  by the uprooting of Gezi Park near Taksim Square to make way for a shopping mall, protestors are now rallying and fighting against […]

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Protest against the ‘March for England’ – Brighton

On Sunday the 21st of April the far-right group March for England (the name of both their group and event) will once again be marching through Brighton. MFE were one of the groups involved in the creation of the English […]

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Thousands march to defend Whittington Hospital

James Drummond reports on the campaign to save the Whittington

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