Skip straight to content

workers


All the posts in this topic are listed below, most recent first. Click the title to see the whole story.

Jewish tailors working in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942

A hidden history of Jewish workers’ resistance in the factories of the Warsaw Ghetto should be celebrated today.

26 January 2016 | Notes
LAPIZTOLA - in Brick Lane

A few weeks ago I was wandering around a disused pub yard off east London’s Brick Lane when I spotted the piece of street art above.

25 March 2015 | Notes
Frida meets Warhol on the streets of Pilsen (pic credit Martin Smith

Pilsen is a predominantly Latino district of Chicago. I spent a day photographing and recording the street murals there. As soon as you get off the train you know you are somewhere special: the platforms and ticket office are awash with murals celebrating the culture of Latin America.

2 September 2014 | In depth
Strikers on 10 July. Pic credit: Geoff Dexter (see more

It’s been an interesting fortnight since the 10 July public sector strike, when around 1.5 million council workers, teachers, civil servants, firefighters, Transport for London staff and others walked out for the day.

26 July 2014 | Notes

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.

12 March 2014 | Video
Protestors in Sarajevo. Pic credit:  Refik Hodzic via Twitter

Angry protests have broken out in Bosnia over the past few days, with government buildings set on fire. The situation is developing rapidly, but here are some quick notes.

9 February 2014 | Notes