Monthly Archives: August 2018

Two pints of lager and a picket line? Spoons strike ballot starts, and more UK union/workplace news

A very quick roundup of stories across a few different sectors: In UK prisons news, Dorset IWW have shared an action alert to stop the harassment of IWW member and long-term prisoner Kevan Thakrar. The UK Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee … Continue reading

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Calls blast against prison repression, August 29th

Happening tomorrow: Join us for a call blast against repressive prisons! From 2-4pm EST groups in New York, Albuquerque, Humboldt and San Bernadino will be barraging prisoncrats with calls! Join us and call in where ever you are. Make some … Continue reading

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Ways to support the prison strike

Current calls to action from the Incarcerated Workers’ Organizing Committee: Phone zaps: Below are active phone zaps to call. If you don’t have an account on the website, email us and let us know you called. You can also organize … Continue reading

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Frontlines of repression: Brazil, the internet, and mid-2000s environmental action

Ahead of the August 21 prison strike, a few stories of repression you may have missed: Crimethinc have an indepth analysis of the recent court case that saw 23 people sentenced for “criminal association” for taking part in the protests … Continue reading

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Not the anarchist bookfair: various anarcho and class struggle events coming up

As an attempt to partially fill the gap left behind by the London Anarchist Bookfair, which won’t be running this year, some London anarchists are calling for a decentralised “not the anarchist bookfair” festival to run on the weekend of … Continue reading

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Gearing up for August 21: US prisoner updates

As the August 21 US-wide prison strike approaches, authorities across the country are stepping up repressive measures against inmates who are seen as organisers. In Ohio, Imam Hasan’s hunger strike has entered a second week, and Greg Curry reports that … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for early August: Upcoming cleaners’ strikes and more

A quick round-up of a few upcoming dates and recent(ish) stories: Cleaners organising through the United Voices of the World union will be striking at Kensington & Chelsea Council and the Ministry of Justice from Tuesday 7th August-Thursday 9th, demanding … Continue reading

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