Videos and Multimedia
17 March 2011
The CAUS held a demonstration on March 12 to demand an end to utility shutoffs and insist that heat and lights are social rights.
By Andre Damon, 15 March 2011
In this video, Wisconsin teachers and students speak on Governor Scott Walker’s cuts to public schools, the effect of social inequality on education, and the role of education in a democracy.
14 March 2011
The WSWS interviewed several of the protesters who converged on the capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin Saturday.
10 March 2011
On March 4, the Committee Against Utility Shutoffs held a press conference to announce its upcoming demonstration against utility shutoffs in Detroit. The march will be held on Saturday March 12 at 2 PM, assembling at the house where three people were killed in a house fire last year.
By Andre Damon, 7 March 2011
Up to 50,000 people participated in a demonstration in Madison, Wisconsin, Saturday, as protests against Governor Scott Walker’s budget cuts entered their third week.
By Richard Phillips, 25 February 2011
Residents explain flood damage to their homes on January 13 and their frustrations over the refusal of insurance companies to pay out claims.
22 February 2011
This photo essay records the devastation caused by a quarter century of civil war in Sri Lanka and the plight facing hundreds of thousands of refugees.
By Andre Damon, 21 February 2011
Between 50,000 and 100,000 people packed the capitol square in Madison, Wisconsin on February 19, demonstrating the popular hostility to austerity measures proposed by governor Scott Walker.
By Andre Damon, 18 February 2011
Demonstrations continued Thursday in Madison, Wisconsin, as thousands of people packed the state legislature, while tens of thousands protested outside.
Victim of DTE utility shutoff
12 February 2011
Last month Michigan authorities broke into Wanda Scott's home and took away her elderly father, claiming she was neglectful because she could not afford to heat her home. In this video, she speaks about life without heat, the experience of losing her father, and why she is a member of the Committee Against Utility Shutoffs.
Part one of an interview with Wendy Smith and Lee Sheppard
By Richard Phillips, 11 February 2011
Grantham agricultural workers Wendy Smith and Lee Sheppard explain how their home and other valuable personal possessions were trashed by the Queensland government’s “flood recovery” operations.
12 January 2011
The WSWS interviews Charlotte Nash, sister of Marvin and Tyrone Allen, who were killed in the horrific fire in their Detroit home on Dexter Avenue one year ago. They had been living without utilities since 2008.
24 December 2010
In the eleventh week of their strike against the DSO, symphony musicians visited three homeless shelters in the city of Detroit to perform Christmas music concerts. The WSWS interviewed musicians and residents about the experience.