Monthly Archives: January 2019

Answering our rulers’ crisis with mutual aid and solidarity

As the pantomime in Parliament goes on and on, a no deal Brexit is coming to seem increasingly plausible – not that anyone in charge particularly wants it, but then few of our rulers actively wanted a four-year war in … Continue reading

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Statement on Recent Threats to Organisations and Spaces in Leeds, and upcoming events

From Leeds Anti-Fascist Network: On Monday the 7th of January, a group of men allegedly led by Lee Scheres (a.k.a. Lee Baylan), sought to disrupt a meeting of the Socialist Party in Leeds as they discussed strategies for LGBT liberation. … Continue reading

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You can’t polish a turd, but you can stick a yellow vest on it: solidarity with striking railway workers facing fascist attacks

In a feeble attempt to magic a social movement into being by adopting some symbols associated with the revolt in France, a small amount of fascists took to the streets on Saturday wearing yellow vests, and, in at least one … Continue reading

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Fault lines: a few reflections on 2018

At this time of year, I usually try to provide some kind of an overview, but it feels pretty far beyond me at the moment. A few people have mentioned how long this year’s felt, and how it feels strange … Continue reading

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