On 6 November 2021 a march for climate justice took place in Dublin. Photographer Karl Leonard was there and created this photo essay for Independent Left. March for Climate Justice These images are copyright Karl Leonard and not for reuse without contacting Independent Left first. Why we are against Climate Geo-engineering.
The Indian poet Varavara Rao was arrested and jailed in the aftermath of a violent protest at Bhima Koregan on 1 January 2018. Alongside ten other defendants, Varavara Rao denies all the charges raised against him. The elderly poet contracted COVID-19 while in prison and has been over two years in jail under appalling conditions […]
By Shane McNally On 7 June 2020 the statue of Edward Colston in Bristol was toppled and then thrown in the harbour by Black Lives Matter Protestors Black Lives Matter. A call for something so simple such as the basic right to live should not need to be the cry of a movement in the […]
An interview with Paige Graffunder, Seattle 3 June 2020 Paige Graffunder is an activist in Seattle, involved with Revolution Books and Black Lives Matter Seattle. For the benefit of socialists in Ireland, where many of us see events through official news channels, which never drill down enough, I’m hoping you can give our readers some […]
On 4 February 2020, hundreds of second-level schools closed as a result of a strike by 19,000 teachers, members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI). These teachers voted by a massive 92% to 8% to engage in a campaign of industrial action. The issue driving teachers to strike is a simple one: people doing […]