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Social Struggles

Council trashes refuse workers

Edinburgh’s refuse workers are currently in dispute with City of Edinburgh Council over “modernisation” plans that would see them lose £300 a month in wages.

Rebecca Solnit, 'Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism'

Verso, 2002; ISBN 1859843638; 188pp; £12

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Tara latest....

`Tara is, because of its associations, probably the most consecrated spot in Ireland, and its destruction will leave many bitter memories behind it'.

Campaign Profile: Shell To Sea

About: Shell to Sea is a grassroots campaign in County Mayo on the west coast of Ireland.

Reclaim the night

On 29 December 2006 a Reclaim The Night march was held in Ipswich: 250-300 people attended from around the country. It was sad, moving, joyful and amazing all at the same time.

The Other Campaign - "from below and to the left"

On Sunday 2 July , general elections were held in Mexico.

Protest for land and life

At Easter, around 100 protesters visited the Lake Cowal Gold Project inNew South Wales, Australia, in protest at the environmental damage caused by cyanide used in the mining process, and in suppor

Under attack

In early April the autonomous peace village of Daechuri in South Korea was brutally attacked by thousands of riot police and private contractors.

The good news

Here we give you a roundup of some of the good stuff that’s going on ...

MAYDAY!

1 May is International Workers Day - traditionally a day of struggle against exploitation and capital - and each year there seems to be a widening of the issues focused on by activists glo