Monthly Archives: May 2015

Workers win against transphobic discrimination, and other news – late May round-up

Two bits of inspiring workplace news: the organising drive among cinema workers in London has led to the Rio cinema in Dalston being successfully unionised, and the Sheffield IWW campaign against transphobic discrimination at Aviva has now ended with the … Continue reading


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Mid-May round-up: don’t mourn, win

So, a few weeks into the the new government, it seems there’s quite a lot of people who want to fight back, one way or another. If big crowds come out for the various anti-government demos that are coming up, … Continue reading

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Cold comfort: this is not our defeat

Obviously, I’m not feeling great this morning. But I also think I’m feeling better than a lot of my friends, so I wanted to take a moment to think about why that is. Some of it is just that I … Continue reading

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