Since the sentencing for Sarah Everard’s murder, officials have sought to distance Couzens from the institution in which he served – but the truth is that violence and misogyny are endemic in British policing.
Before becoming the prime minister who solidified Australia’s neoliberal era, Bob Hawke was an official in the trade union movement – and an informer for the American authorities.
Oil giant Chevron’s campaign against environmentalist lawyer Steven Donziger exposes corporate polluters’ latest strategy for fighting climate activists – lock them up.
In the 1960s and ’70s, Australian construction workers organised with local communities to prevent the destruction of green spaces in urban areas – the movement they created pioneered a green class politics.
On this day in 1966, hundreds of indigenous workers walked off the job in Australia’s Northern Territory demanding equal pay. Their strike lasted nine years – and resulted in the return of ancestral lands stolen for generations.
On this day in 1911 one of the deadliest industrial fires in US history exposed the need for stronger trade unions – and emboldened women garment workers to fight for them.