Monthly Archives: March 2016

Late March round-up: prisons, anti-fascism, workplace news and more…

As ever, there’s a lot going on. To start off with, two quick pieces from the US prison system: the comrades at Anti-State St Louis have put together a list of people in prison who’ve either been convicted of, or … Continue reading

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Fighting ISIS should not be criminalised – Support Aiden Aslin!

Following on from the prosecution of Shilan Ozcelik, a second British YPG/YPJ volunteer is now facing charges for allegedly joining the fight against ISIS. Aiden Aslin is due to appear for a bail hearing on the 5th of April at … Continue reading

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The view from Parliament, the view from the jobcentre

Even as someone who tries my hardest to keep my attention focused on grassroots organising and pay as little attention as possible to the games politicians pay, it’s been pretty amazing to watch the chaos among the tories over the … Continue reading

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Down from Dover: a reply on anti-fascism

The article on antifascism Sabcat published the other week has now been redrafted and published on Roar Mag. The new draft is a lot stronger and has less to disagree with, which in some ways is a loss: for instance, … Continue reading

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Early March round-up: doctors, housing, antifascism and more…

Another general round-up of news and upcoming events across a few different areas: You’ll probably be aware of this already, but the doctor’s strike is still going ahead this Wednesday and Thursday, so try and get down to your local … Continue reading

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Rojava: revolution or realpolitik?

It’s not easy to keep up with what’s happening in Rojava, or indeed in Syria more generally. People who do have confident analyses of the situation seem to be able to keep up with a bewildering alphabet soup of militias … Continue reading

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