Monthly Archives: March 2017

Round-up: Senate House strike vote, deportation blocked, defendant and hunger strike solidarity

Another quick round-up: hot on the heels of the announcement that BECTU members at Picturehouse Cinemas will be striking on Friday, security guards organised through the IWGB at Senate House have just voted 100% to take strike action, with dates … Continue reading

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Picturehouse strikes and solidarity with Belarusian comrades

As well as all the other stuff happening in the next few days – including action against benefit sanctions and housing benefit cuts, bike rides against Deliveroo in Leeds and Brighton, and attempting to stop Britain First taking to the … Continue reading

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Upcoming events: benefits, the NHS, Deliveroo, Britain First and more…

Just a quick reminder of a few upcoming events over the next few days: On Thursday 30th, there’s the national day of action against benefit sanctions – see here for a full (if slightly untidy) list of planned events. On … Continue reading

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Irish Water struggle: stand with the Jobstown defendants!

Over the course of 2014, the Republic of Ireland saw a mass struggle against the imposition of water charges, with one of the most dramatic moments coming on 15 November 2014, when a car carrying the Tánaiste (Deputy PM) was … Continue reading

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Beating back victimisation at Leeds Deliveroo: two sacked workers and 100 hours reinstated

In a quick update from the Leeds Deliveroo struggle, the local IWW branch have pointed out how much they’ve won back in their fight against the victimisation of the Leeds 7: “– 2 Reinstated contracts – Over 100 weekly hours … Continue reading

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Support for the Allegheny County Jail strike

On 18th March, about 80 prisoners at Allegheny County Jail launched a 24-hour strike, with the following demands: 1. Permit the [Allegheny County] Justice Project to have immediate access to the ACJ as volunteer interns, with designated areas within the … Continue reading

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US prisoner news: help Jalil Muntaqim and Robert Seth Hayes

A quick reminder about Jalil Muntaqim and Robert Seth Hayes, two prisoners who are still imprisoned as a result of the conflict between the Black Liberation Army and the US state in the early 1970s: Robert Seth Hayes is still … Continue reading

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