United Kingdom: Is a Summer of Discontent on the Horizon?
Workers in the UK are bearing the brunt of the government’s response to rising inflation and slow economic growth. But they’re fighting back, with many talking about a “summer of discontent”.
Alejandra RíosJune 22, 2022
Untangling “Mangrove” : Does the Film Indict The Entire System of Policing, or Undercut Its Own Radicalism?
Steve McQueen’s new film Mangrove recounts a dramatic moment in anti-racist organizing in the UK and is a very watchable and powerful film. However, the film at times fails its radical subject matter in an attempt to appeal to a liberal audience.
Ezra BrainDecember 5, 2020
UK Elections: Boris Johnson wins with a Large Majority
The Conservative Party’s landslide victory means trouble for the UK working class, but a messy Brexit debate and increasing numbers of radicalized youth point to further political instability.
Diego SacchiDecember 13, 2019
After May: Whither Brexit?
The successful Leave campaign and the failure to negotiate an acceptable framework for Brexit have precipitated a crisis among Britain's political elites that threatens the very foundation of British politics.
Claudia CinattiJune 6, 2019
UK University Strike Enters Its Fourth Week
Up to 42,000 staff from 65 universities across the UK are entering the fourth week of a series of strikes to defend their pensions.
Mary FieldMarch 13, 2018
Britain’s Young People Toil Under Broken System
What are the economic prospects for millennials and Geneation Z-ers in the UK?
Natasha DrakeMarch 3, 2018
University Staff Strike Across the UK
Universities across the UK are on strike. What are lecturers, researchers, administrators, computer staffs, librarians and postgraduates fighting for?
Alejandra RíosFebruary 23, 2018
UK Protest: Shut Down Deportation Center!
The Movement for Justice organized a mass protests at UK’s main immigration deportation center for women.
Alejandra RíosDecember 3, 2016
LONDON: 15,000 Protest Education Cuts
On November 19, 15,000 students protested against increasing university fees and the marketization of education.
Alejandra RíosNovember 21, 2016
The Left and the Brexit Referendum
A day before the referendum, there is a climate of immense political tension. Contrasting positions over the referendum: to leave or to remain? What are the positions of the British left?
Alejandra RíosJune 22, 2016