Social Media and the Future of the Labour Movement

by Lina Dencik The use of social media platforms for campaigning and protests in recent years has illustrated some important aspects about the possibilities as well as the challenges of digital activism in the contemporary global political economy. Although little attention has been paid to the role of unions and workers’ organisations in recent uprisings,…

Occupy: New Spaces for Resistance Zine

RE.FRAMING ACTIVISM is based at the University of Sussex where students and staff are fighting the senior management’s plans to privatise university services. Today, hundreds of protesters are expected to march across the university campus for a national anti-privatisation demonstration and we will be tweeting throughout. We are also publishing a free zine produced by…