Monthly Archives: June 2017

Jobstown trial – charges dropped against one defendant

The trial of the Jobstown protestors continues in Ireland, but one defendant, Ken Purcell, has walked free already after the prosecution’s case against him totally collapsed. The verdict for the other six defendants is expected soon. Meanwhile, a number of … Continue reading

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Grenfell: one local’s perspective

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Orgreave anniversary rally, Saturday 17th June

While today will see people gathering in London to protest against one contemporary example of capital’s sickening contempt for our lives, tomorrow people in Sheffield will be gathering to commemorate an older one, and to continue the decades-long fight for … Continue reading

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Grenfell latest: Grime tonight (Thursday 15th), demand justice tomorrow

Two upcoming events supporting the Grenfell victims: tonight there’s a grime night in Shepherds’ Bush raising money for those affected, hosted by New Grime Order and BurnOut LDN. Tomorrow there’s a demonstration outside the Department for Communities and Local Government, … Continue reading

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Radical Housing Network statement on Grenfell

From the Radical Housing Network, a London-wide alliance of groups including Grenfell Action Group: “‘Managed decline’ of council housing and contempt for tenants contributed to fire Radical Housing Network, a London-wide alliance of groups fighting for housing justice, said the … Continue reading

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Grenfell Tower – some resources

A few links related to the Grenfell Tower disaster: There’s several ways to donate to those affected by the fire. The Grenfell Tower Fire Fund was set up by a local councillor to help the families who have lost everything. … Continue reading

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Scattered thoughts on anarcho-Corbynism, abstracto-communism, and unconvincing arguments

A few thoughts on the recent elections and the latest instalment of the age-old voting/not-voting debate (note: this is written as a response to the voting/not-voting debate in general, but in particular these two articles from the CWO on not … Continue reading

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Wiping the floor with the bosses: Cleaners win at the LSE!

An important announcement from the United Voices of the World union: Breaking news: VICTORY TO LSE CLEANERS! UVW is proud to announce that the LSE cleaners will be BROUGHT IN-HOUSE and become employees of the LSE from Spring 2018! This … Continue reading

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Workers’ power in the heart of the beast: HSBC cleaners win against redundancies

Whatever else this week brings, there is one piece of straightforwardly good news to celebrate: cleaners at HSBC’s headquarters have called off a threatened strike after receiving written guarantees that there will be no job losses. The cleaners’ union, the … Continue reading

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Prison organiser Rashid Johnson facing victimisation – urgent call for support

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, a revolutionary prisoner incarcerated in Texas, is currently facing intense hostility from staff retaliating against him for exposing previous abuses. If you can ring US numbers, then please call the following people: Call his prison: William Clements … Continue reading

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