Monthly Archives: March 2015

Know your rights on the work programme: you don’t have to show work programme providers your claimant commitment

Via the always-excellent Johnny Void, I found this DWP memo, which has some useful information about the rights of claimants sent on the work programme: “From the 23rd March 2015, we have agreed that it would be beneficial for Work … Continue reading

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Another round-up of repression and resistance

Once again, it’s been a busy week, especially on the legal/repression front. To start off with a bit of an international round-up: In the US, Dante Cano has been bailed out of prison, but is still facing charges, and Bay … Continue reading

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No more deaths at work, no more deaths from benefit sanctions: two vital events this week

Just a quick reminder about two important events coming up this week: On Wednesday 18th March, construction workers are calling for a mass picket outside the Construction News Awards following the sackings of workers for raising safety issues at Crossrail … Continue reading


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Their prisons and our gardens: mid-March round-up

Opening up this round-up of stories, it seems like there’s been a lot of news on the legal/repression front: over in the US, Dante Cano, an anarchist arrested for participation in the popular revolt against racist police killings last year, … Continue reading

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Call of the West: new workers’ paper launched in West London

For a while now, the Angry Workers of the World collective have been living, working, and struggling in West London, particularly in the warehouse sector, and their work has been interesting to watch from a distance. Now they’re launching a … Continue reading

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