Author Archives: nothingiseverlost

About nothingiseverlost

"The impulse to fight against work and management is immediately collective. As we fight against the conditions of our own lives, we see that other people are doing the same. To get anywhere we have to fight side by side. We begin to break down the divisions between us and prejudices, hierarchies, and nationalisms begin to be undermined. As we build trust and solidarity, we grow more daring and combative. More becomes possible. We get more organized, more confident, more disruptive and more powerful."

Joel Almgren is free!

Some good news from Sweden: Joel Almgren, the Swedish antifascist comrade who’s been incarcerated for several years as a result of defending an antiracist demonstration from a nazi attack in December 2013, has now been released. You can read more … Continue reading

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The Durham Teaching Assistants deal: a critical perspective

A critical voice on the latest deal in the County Durham Teaching Assistants dispute, taken from the TAs’ facebook page: “From a concerned supporter. When the Lions voted no last time it was in complete solidarity with those losing out. … Continue reading

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On the libertarian left, the Labour Party, and your mate who got to go on Newsnight once

Plan C recently published an article, which is apparently meant to be the first in a series of different perspectives, on the Labour Party, Momentum and so on. It’s clearly an individual perspective and not meant to be speaking for … Continue reading

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Early October round-up for workplace news and other social struggles

As ever, there’s a lot going on. In workplace news, the Picturehouse Cinema strikes are continuing, with Hackney and Central out from the 11th-14th, and then all five London sites out on the 15th. As ever, check the local Central, … Continue reading

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Legal/repression news: upcoming court dates in the North-West and US prisoner birthdays

A few pieces of news from the legal/prisons/court side of things: There are two upcoming court dates of interest in the Lancashire area. On October 24th, Sam and Dan, the two people being charged with criminal damage for attempting to … Continue reading

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Picturehouse dispute escalates: cinema workers strike during BFI Film Festival, 4-15 October, management threatens to sack them

A very quick update from the long-running Picturehouse dispute: workers at several sites are set to strike during the BFI London Film Festival over the next few weeks, and the bosses are threatening to sack them all. More detail about … Continue reading

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Appeals for solidarity from Hungary and Brazil

Two recent fundraising appeals that seemed worth sharing: In Hungary, Ahmed H, a Syrian migrant, is being charged with terrorism offences for taking part in a protest against the closing of the Hungarian border in September 2015. The “Free the … Continue reading

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