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Monthly Archives: July, 2010

Police stop and search tactics wrong

Climate camp activists win massive victory as police admit their actions were unlawful Kent Police have finally admitted their policy of stop and searching climate activists at Kingsnorth power station during the week long protest in 2008 was not lawful and have agreed to pay compensation to three people who challenged the action in the [...]

Kicking against the rich

South African grassroots anti-poverty network organises real world cup tournament Coinciding with the 13th June kick-off of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign (AEC) has brought together local Cape Town communities for the first Poor People’s World Cup. The message behind the tournament is clear: ‘While the poor people [...]

World Cup 2010: Whose Party?

A South African comrade reflects on the impact of the World Cup industry on ordinary South Africans. Whether 2010 is the “best World Cup ever” (according to FIFA President, Sepp Blatter) remains to be seen. However, it will certainly go down as one of the most interesting, which may have less to do with drama [...]

Linamar factory to close

Workers who fought for others jobs set to lose theirs Workers at the Swansea factory who, along with the anarchists, rallied in support of the sacked Visteon workers last year look like they will be following suit with the closure of the South Wales manufacturing plant and the loss of all existing jobs. Linamar plans [...]

Latest Freedom World Cup special out now

Latest edition of Freedom (Vol 71 No 13) Cuts, Cuts, Cuts is now available to buy. Either direct from Freedom bookshop or any good radical bookstore. Alternatively take out a subscription. More…

Freedom t-shirts

Freedom now stock a selection of especially designed Freedom t-shirts. There are four separate designs in XL, L, M, and S sizes retailing at £10.00 each (postage and packing free),  available to order online or buy direct from the bookshop. There are circled A, black star (with silver edging) and Freedom logo t-shirts available in [...]