television

Trailer Park Boys: What really happened to Cory and Trevor

'Trevor' from Trailer Park Boys talks about Cory and Trevor leaving one of the best shows on television due to low pay and poor work conditions.

Greek public broadcasting shutdown

The surprise closure of the public broadcaster ERT provokes anger and a general strike as thousands are fired.

Greece: Thousands gather in an anti-government protest at suspension of state broadcaster ERT

Anarchists and workers show solidarity with the fired 2,656 employees of state TV and radio of Greece.

Reacting to Reality Television, by Beverley Skeggs & Helen Wood

A welcome and invaluable critical analysis of some of the effects of the genre on its viewers.

Millwall not scabs shock

Prior to the two clubs meeting at The Den back in September 2011, Transpontine discussed the Millwall and West Ham rivalry and asked whether its origins in the 1926 General Strike is based on reality of fiction.

Royal family and revolting cruelty

The Working Class Self Organisation blog looks at the Royal family's treatment of its own members with mental illnesses before the screening of a new Channel 4 documentary on the same subject.

Egypt: Labor and professional syndicates join popular uprising

Egypt is currently witnessing unprecedented labor and professional unrest in parallel to the popular uprising which has swept through the country since 25 January.

BBC staff vote for strike action

BBC staff members have voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pensions.

Bectu and the National Union of Journalists said more than 90% of members had voted for a walk out.

But the unions said the decision on whether to strike would be postponed for two weeks while it discussed alternative proposals with the BBC.

UK strike news roundup

Recent weeks have seen a number of strikes and sucessful strike ballots in the UK

Mass strikes in Greece in response to new measures

Mass strikes with only hours prior warning are unfolding in Greece after the government announced new crippling measures for workers