Sex workers are doing it for themselves

Published in Red Mist, 19th June 2011

“Because sex workers shouldn’t be dead to be on film”, argued the promo blurb for London’s first Sex Worker Film Festival. And who aside from Henry of Portrait of a Serial Killer could disagree? Continue reading

Tahrir Square comes to Madrid

published in Weekly Worker, 2nd June 2011

“Rallies are boring,” said one activist characteristically at the ‘open organising assembly for June 30 strikes’ in central London. The May 23 meeting may have been attended by more than 100 activists from various tendencies, but it was certainly decentralised direct action groups such as UK Uncut that set the tone. Continue reading