The creeping authoritarianism of the British ruling class goes beyond public protests. UK universities are increasingly attacking protest rights and political activism, writes Fraser McGuire and Alec Severs.
Tag: right to resist
Powerful opening rally of Arise Festival defends our Right To Resist
Arise Festival 2023 opened with an online rally in defence of our right to resist, with leading voices of opposition to the Tories authoritarian clampdown.
Coming together to defend our right to resist
“There’s a comprehensive assault on basic civil liberties" - Logan Williams writes on defending our Right to Resist ahead of the opening rally of Arise Festival 2023.
Boycott campaigns next in the Tories’ authoritarian sights
The Tories are setting their sights on making boycott campaigns illegal - Matt Willgress looks at the implications of this latest push in their authoritarian agenda.
Defend the Right to Strike: Emergency Protest on Monday – PCS
"Every union member is under attack from these new laws. We must defend the right to strike" - the TUC's emergency demo takes place on Monday, May 22nd.
The Public Order Act 2023: An Attack on Civil Liberties and the Right to Protest
"The Public Order Act strikes at the heart of protest. The proposals seek to criminalise anyone who takes to the streets for a cause they believe in."
Organise and inspire each other to resist draconian Tory attacks – Apsana Begum MP
After running the economy to the ground and leaving our public services at breaking point, the Tories are criminalising anyone who holds them to account, writes Apsana Begum MP.
The Tory Strikes Bill has passed but we won’t stop fighting – Kate Osborne MP
"They’re not just turning the clock back on workers’ and trade union rights, but on the rights of the vast majority in this country" - Kate Osborne MP
Chilling Tory crackdown on dissent must be resisted – Olivia Blake MP
The Tories' legislative attack on the right to strike is the latest in a wider agenda to strengthen the authoritarian powers of the government, writes Olivia Blake MP.
Unions Oppose the Government’s Public Order Bill – James Harrison, Institute of Employment Rights
Only mass resistance by trade unions, civil rights groups and wider society will make bad laws ungovernable. It’s time to use our human right to protest, or lose it. If not us, then who?”.