Monthly Archives: January 2018

Florida prisons update: Kevin “Rashid” Johnson facing torture for reporting on the strike

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, a writer and organiser currently held in the Florida prison system, was recently given an “inciting a riot” charge for writing an article about an upcoming prison strike in that state. Now, he reports that, as of … Continue reading

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Appeal for solidarity over unpaid wages at Space Mania cafe

From the Slovak anarcho-syndicalist union Priama akcia: We would like to ask you to show solidarity with Mia, who is together with Priama akcia in conflict with Space Mania café. You can send a protest e-mail directly to the boss … Continue reading

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Updates from the Picturehouse, Lee Hecht Harrison, LSE and University of London disputes

A round-up of a few recent developments in some ongoing workplace disputes: At Picturehouse, staff have been intimidated into postponing most of their scheduled strike dates thanks to a shocking lockout threat from the company, which would have required workers … Continue reading

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Call-in in support of Florida prison strike, Monday 22nd Jan

From the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee: Flood the Florida Department of Corrections Phone Lines – Respect the Demands! A call-in campaign is happening in support of #OperationPUSH Monday, January 22nd. You can use the following script to help you in … Continue reading

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News to celebrate: charges dropped against 129 J20 defendants, airport plan defeated in France

Just a quick post to share a few pieces of news worth celebrating: In the US, the prosecution has dropped charges against 129 of the 188 people who were still facing charges arising from the “J20” protests against Trump’s inauguration, … Continue reading

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Florida prisoners launch “Operation PUSH” strike, and other prison news from Texas, NY, Bulgaria and Hungary

As of January 15th, Florida prisoners have begun a work stoppage, called “Operation PUSH”. You can find more information via the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, Fight Toxic Prisons, or the SPARC facebook page. The action’s already attracted write-ups in Newsweek, … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for mid-January

The first few weeks of the year have already seen a fair bit of industrial action across the country, with more on the way. Perhaps the biggest workplace win has been the news that McDonalds’ workers are to get their … Continue reading

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