Mac Urata Photography © 2010 – 13 All rights

Mac Urata Photography
Posts Tagged ‘protest’
The times are they a-changin’?
The times are they a-changin'?

It was almost twenty years ago that my Japanese union colleagues and I took out a visiting Chinese counterpart to a professional baseball game in Tokyo. She showed a great interest in the “ōendan”.  “Ōendan” is literally “cheering squad” or “cheering section” and Wikipedia explains it well. It is a Japanese sports rallying team similar [...]

Happy birthday Monica
Happy birthday Monica

It has been more than a month since I last met Monica. I visited Oslo in mid-October to address a rally held in solidarity with her dismissal case. That day – 10 October – we called upon the affiliates of our federation worldwide to stand behind her in a global day of action (Top photo [...]

Hands that will free Burma
Hands that will free Burma

It was October 2007 and the biggest pro-democracy demonstration for Burma in the UK up-to-date. The photos that I uploaded onto Flickr attracted more than 4,000 hits without much publicity. Here is a selection from that day. At Tate Gallery where the protest march started, I bought a campaign T-shirt and sent it to my [...]

Books to read

Read the book review by Ingemar Lindberg on Global Restructuring, Labour and the challenges for Transnational Solidarity (Routhledge 2010)

Now published. The Rise and Fall of the Welfare State by Asbjørn Wahl from Pluto Press

Radical East London Walks
*Radical Jewish East End
*Anti-Fascist Footprints
*Spark of Rebellion in Bow and Mile End
For more details, click here
« 5月