McDonald’s Strike Day in full #McStrike (September 2017)

McDonald’s Strike Day in full #McStrike (September 2017)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by TerryDee99 #McStrike Report from the brilliant McDonald’s strike day – coverage of LUNCHTIME RALLY at Parliament and the UNITE THE RESISTANCE evening meeting with strikers alongside others building the resistance (4th September) Note. Correct name for MP at the end is LAURA PIDCOCK M.P.

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Unequal Britain – a poem by Emil Jones (Feb 2015)

Unequal Britain – a poem by Emil Jones (Feb 2015)

Video uploaded to YouTube by Emil Jones

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Final Episode Of The Trews. Russell Brand @rustyrockets (Aug 2015)

Final Episode Of The Trews. Russell Brand @rustyrockets (Aug 2015)

Video uploaded to YouTube by Russell Brand

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Worthless – a poem by Agnes Török in response to the Tory budget. (July 2015)

Worthless – a poem by Agnes Török in response to the Tory budget. (July 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Agnes Torok Poem by Agnes Török on the news of a new Conservative budget. Based on experiences of living in Britain under austerity as a young, queer, unemployed, female immigrant student – and not taking it any more. More info on: www.agnestorok.org FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Agnes-… TW: https://twitter.com/AgnesTorokPoet New video up now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHIFY… Filmed and edited by Perry Jonsson facebook.com/PerryJonssonArt Part of Loud Poets collective www.loudpoets.com https://www.facebook.com/LoudPoets Full Poetry Collections on https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/AgnesTor… Music:…

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Warwick for Free Education Protest Summit Opening Speech (March 2015)

Warwick for Free Education Protest Summit Opening Speech (March 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Warwick Free-Ed Warwick For Free Education’s opening speech at the Protest Summit held by the Centre for Human Rights in Practice on March 12th 2015. Facebook: http://facebook.com/WarwickFreeEducation Twitter: http://twitter.com/WarwickFreeEd Blog: http://warwick4freeducation.wordpress…

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Protest in Huddersfield against Benefit Sanctions (March 2015)

Protest in Huddersfield against Benefit Sanctions (March 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by enujllah The protest was one of 77 actions taking place throughout the UK as part of a National Day of Action called for by the Unite/Community Union. There is no such thing as a fair sanction and we want the whole benefits regime to be scrapped. Investment in proper jobs and good skills training would remove the need for benefit sanctions. furthermore we call for not just a minimum…

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Walmart workers protest corporate greed and demand decent wages (Nov 2014)

Walmart workers protest corporate greed and demand decent wages (Nov 2014)

Video and text upload to YouTube by RT Employees and activists are calling on Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, to improve wages and other practices, accusing it of “bullying” those who want better work conditions. It is the third year that such protests have taken place on Black Friday.

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A Speech Ed Miliband Never Made by @grahamscambler (Oct 2014)

A Speech Ed Miliband Never Made by @grahamscambler (Oct 2014)

Professor Graham Scambler is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology at UCL and a Visitor Professor of Sociology at Surrey University.  For more blogs, visit Professor Graham Scambler’s website http://www.grahamscambler.com In this second decade of the twenty-first century we have reached a crossroads. The end of the cold war has not led to a new and more stable world order but instead to widespread disorder and human suffering. Our global world is fragmenting and life is becoming…

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Cambodian garment workers protest for higher wages (Sept 2014)

Cambodian garment workers protest for higher wages (Sept 2014)

Text and video uploaded to YouTube by NTDTV About 1000 garment factory workers on Wednesday (September 17) rallied in Phnom Penh calling for a higher minimum wage. The rally were comprised of mostly women wearing orange t-shirts bearing the slogan “We need $177 minimum wage” in English and Khmer. Cambodian media said the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) have agreed to gradually raise the pay to $160 by 2018. Protesters on Wednesday however, said that…

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‘Raise this wage!’ Over 450 fast-food workers arrested in US during nationwide protest (Sept 2014)

‘Raise this wage!’ Over 450 fast-food workers arrested in US during nationwide protest (Sept 2014)

Video uploaded to YouTube by RT Over four hundred people have already been arrested in US nationwide. RT’s Marina Portnaya reports on what’s been pushing so many people out into the streets.  

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