A critique of calls for the abolition of ICE that argues that in order to be effective the abolition of ICE must be paired with the struggle for the abolition of capitalism, states, and racism.
In Naples, in early June, a Malian man was shot by three youths in a drive by shooting. As they fired they chanted “Salvini, Salvini”. Matteo Salvini leader of the League (formerly the Northern League) only got 17% of the vote in Italy’s election but in the new “government of change” in coalition with the Five Star Movement has become Minister of the Interior. This is an ideal role for him to play his racist card.
Some advice to revolutionaries from ‘Monsieur Dupont’.
The Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association (Warning Facebook link) have made an urgent call for solidarity in response to the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice taking repressive measures against their members and suspected members.
There is some serious strike action going on in the Netherlands in regional public transport. This is like a breath of fresh air in a country where the Right is on the rampage and workers’ struggles have been quite subdued for much too long.
A quick blog in which I’m very optimistic about the Edinburgh Anarchist Feminist Bookfair, and a new class struggle self-education project in Edinburgh.
On Monday June 4, Manchester Solidarity Federation demonstrated outside the head office of Fortis Student Lettings in Altrincham, near Manchester (UK).
UK: A summary of the activity of Brighton Solfed in the start of 2018, showcasing the cases we’ve dealt with up to May.
Rent strikers in Hamilton, Ontario were not intimidated when corporate suits showed up at their door demanding rent.
UK: While McDonald’s boss rakes in £5,500 per hour, workers’ at five branches around the country have voted overwhelmingly to strike on May 1st against zero-hours contracts and poverty pay.