Monthly Archives: November 2017

Brighton Deliveroo wildcat: a full report

The Transnational Social Strike site has just posted up a report and analysis of the weekend’s wildcat strike by Brighton Deliveroo riders. The same author also wrote a piece looking at how Deliveroo struggles have spread across Europe, which I’d … Continue reading

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New Deliveroo wildcat in Brighton, and other workplace stories for late November

A few updates on various different workplace disputes: The wildcat bug seems to spreading among Deliveroo riders, at least in the South, as riders in Brighton went out on a wildcat strike on November 25th as part of a long-running … Continue reading

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G20 trial updates: Fabio is free (for now), Peike remains imprisoned

A quick update on the latest news from Hamburg: after the prosecution’s delaying attempts finally ran out, Fabio was granted bail today, and so will be out of prison until at least the end of his trial, and hopefully for … Continue reading

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Hamburg G20 case: Fabio Vettorel to be released on bail

In the latest developments from the case of Fabio Vettorel, who’s been held in pre-trial detention since July on charges related to the Hamburg G20 protests, the prosecution’s attempts to stop him getting bail have now been exhausted, so he … Continue reading

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Repression updates: Fabio from the Hamburg G20, Vaughn uprising prisoners and more

A few more pieces of prison-related news: In Germany, the case of Fabio, who’s been detained since the Hamburg G20 this summer, drags on. There’s really not a lot of English-language news about his case, it’s almost all Italian or … Continue reading

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“I had no idea we agreed on so much” – the Christian Right makes new friends

In light of recent controversies over trans exclusion, it might be useful to take a look at a conference that just happened in the US, as reported on by Right Wing Watch and the SPLC. The Values Voter Summit is … Continue reading

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Update on imprisoned/extradited Polish anti-fascist Patryk Cichoń

From Brighton ABC: “After first month in Polish jails that was heavy and depressing, Patryk feels much better. He had been moved to a 3-man cell and his cell mates are ok, plus he is soon going to start work … Continue reading

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