Monthly Archives: February 2019

Cleaning up outsourcing in London, taking on Deliveroo in Manchester: late Feb round-up of class struggle news and events

Posties in Bangor, Northern Ireland, and Wythenshaw, Greater Manchester, are due to walk out on Monday 25th against management bullying. Tuesday 26th is shaping up to be a busy day for self-organised workers’ struggles: in Manchester, Deliveroo riders will be … Continue reading

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An American vampire in London: reheating some very cold beef

In the beginning was the word, and the word was some people arguing on the internet. In 2013, someone wrote an article which made the true and valid point that, when people say unkind things (on the internet or elsewhere, … Continue reading

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Wherever we stand, we stand against fascism: March 16 call to action from the Outlive Them Jewish antifascist network

Outlive Them, the Jewish antifascist network, have put out a new international call to action for March 16th. As with their previous call, I want to add a quick note on the UK context: Here in the UK, Jewish antifascists … Continue reading

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No Love Deep Pan: Deliveroo riders to strike on Valentine’s day, train guards’ dispute shifts to the South-West

The IWW Couriers Network are calling for national strike action on Valentine’s Day in response to Deliveroo imposing a pay cut. So far, the only local event I’ve seen confirmed is in Manchester, but more are likely to be announced … Continue reading

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The Stansted 15 avoid jail, government carries out a mass deportation, and train guards beat Northern Rail: an eventful day

Today saw extremely mixed news on the immigration/deportation/borders front, as the Stansted 15 managed to avoid jail time, but the government successfully managed to carry out a charter flight deporting at least 15 people to Jamaica. In a statement, the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6th Feb: Justice for the Stansted 15, stop the Jamaica charter flight

It’s now been announced that Wednesday 6th, the same day as the Stansted 15 sentencing, will now see a mass deportation to Jamaica. End Deportations have put together a template letter for people to send to their MPs, and for … Continue reading

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