One incident in a football match has opened the way for campaigners against racism in Spanish football and, more widely, in the Spanish state. The hero is the brilliant Brazilian attacking full back Dani Alves, who plays for Barcelona.
On 15 April, it will be 25 years since the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, when 96 Liverpool fans went to see their football team play in the FA cup semi-final – and never came home.
In tribute to RMT union leader Bob Crow, the proud class fighter and socialist who died yesterday, here’s a short clip from his Newsnight interview with Jeremy Paxman in February. Funny, poignant and to the point. RIP Bob.
Well done Millwall FC, who have released this brilliant video, with their players speaking up for the Football v Homophobia campaign.
Around 700 antifascists marched on a meeting of the fascist Front National in Rennes, north west France on 8 February. Their actions hit home: the next day, FN leader Marine Le Pen issued pleas for interior minister Manuel Valls to “dissolve” the antifascist groups.
The Great Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937 saw US car and component workers take on the powerful multinational car giant, General Motors.