University of London

Real Media: Worker Union Takes Fight to Universities

December 1, 2017

The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain launched a landmark legal case to bring collective bargaining rights to outsourced workers at the University of London. If they win, the case will set a historic precedent that could aid zero-hours and precarious workers all around the country

United Kingdom

September 22, 2017
Paul Watt discusses the fight against social cleansing and gentrification, and specifically what he calls the ‘Nomadic War Machine,’ where campaign groups occupy spaces to shift the power balance with the landlord or local authority

Real Media: The Neighbourhood Effect

July 18, 2017

In this Real Media interview, Paul Watt discusses the ‘Neighbourhood Effect,’ a disputed proposal for bringing richer people into poor neighbourhoods through a process of demolishing social housing and gentrification

The Economics of the 1%

February 12, 2014
John Weeks: A fundamental misconception of neoliberal economics is that governments need to balance their budgets like a household

Who Benefits from Austerity?

January 26, 2014
John Weeks: The UK announces tens of billions of dollars of cuts to social programs despite a poor economic recovery

Privatizing Europe

November 4, 2013
John Weeks: The privatization of the Royal Mail will enrich investors but leave workers worse off.

US Government Shutdown

October 16, 2013
Democrats must transform debt limit deal into a victory for progressives

Crisis in the Eurozone

July 3, 2013
President Silva’s austerity policies made Portugal a darling of the troika, but highly unpopular at home