Monthly Archives: December 2018

Starting the year off with a bang: anarchist and class struggle events listings for early 2019

A quick listing of a few things coming up in the new year: In Southwark, the campaign against the demolition of the Elephant will be starting the year off with an anti-gentrification demo on Monday 7th. The Anarchist Communist Group … Continue reading

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Late December update on Cedar, Rashid, Jeremy Hammond and other imprisoned comrades

A few quick prisoner solidarity updates: Anarchist hacker Jeremy Hammond has just been put through a punitive transfer after an incident where he opened a windowless door and bumped someone stood on the other side. His new address is: Jeremy … Continue reading

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Crashing the party: pub workers call time on low pay on Wednesday 19th, Spoons staff celebrate concessions, Debenhams dispute develops…

Two quick pieces of news about pub workers organising: On Wednesday 19th, staff employed by pub company Antic will be holding a demo at the head office xmas do*, in support of their collective demand for double pay for workers … Continue reading

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Stansted 15 solidarity actions, December 18th and February 4th

Two calls for solidarity with the Stansted 15: For International Migrants Day on Tuesday 18 December, activists from all over the UK will stand in solidarity with the Stansted 15, a group of people who stopped a secret charter flight … Continue reading

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Don’t wake me, I plan on sleeping in: some comments on the “woke anarchists” and related matters

The recent Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair saw some slight disruption when some people who hadn’t been able to book space turned up, gave some literature out, and then got chucked out. That minor kerfuffle thankfully doesn’t seem to have … Continue reading

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This is a bad time of year to plug fundraisers, but anyway…

I appreciate that not many people have much cash spare at this time of the year, but in case anyone does, here’s a listing of a few worthy causes that’ve been asking for donations recently: A fundraiser’s been started for … Continue reading

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Early December round-up of a few workplace struggles and other stories

In workplace news, Shelter staff have just called off strike action that was set to start tomorrow, after winning a pay increase. RMT strikes against driver-only operation are continuing on Northern Rail, and further action on South-Western is scheduled for … Continue reading

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