Film length: 12:16 The revival of Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poor Peoples Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival has spread to 40 states in the USA, with over 2,000 people being arrested for taking direct action at state governments throughout the country. This was the campaign that King was assassinated for – a campaign calling for an end to capitalism and for democratic socialism. The first phase of the relaunch was a six week, 40 day campaign of direct action culminating in a march on Washington on June 23 – this is from Week 2 in California, at the Government building in Sacramento.
In 2018, Reel News went on a 14 week tour of North America to look at grassroots struggles around climate change, particularly struggles around a “just transition” from fossil fuels to renewable energy, where workers […]
Strange goings on at St Thomas’s Hospital by Parliament, where the adverts in all the bus stops have been mysteriously replaced by posters saying “We love St Thomas’s healthworkers” and calling for a 15% pay […]
Running Time: 4mins 57 secs Another major industrial dispute is kicking off as electricians occupy the London offices of EDF, one of several actions across the country over the deskilling of their profession. EDF are […]