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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."

Updates on the Picturehouse and Lee Hecht Harrison disputes – 14 December and beyond

Thursday 14 December is set to be a busy day in London – while workers at five Picturehouse cinemas will be striking for the living wage and holding a united demo at Hackney Picturehouse, cleaners at financial firm Lee Hecht … Continue reading

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Organising around housing: some resources

A collection of a few recent resources that might be of interest to anyone looking at collective action around housing issues: ACORN were on the BBC recently, in a short (15 mins or so) film: Long-running group Housing Action Southwark … Continue reading

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Strike at Hackney Picturehouse on Thursday 14th, and national call for action that weekend

In the latest news from the long-running Picturehouse Living Wage dispute, workers at five cinemas across London will be striking on Thursday 14th, the day the new Star Wars film comes out, and will be joining forces for a mass … Continue reading

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Updates on blacklisting action and cleaners’ disputes

Almost certainly too late to be of any use to anyone, but Unite have finally got around to confirming full details of the blacklisting day of action: London 09:00 – Skanska office, Goswell Road, Barbican, London, EC1A 4JY 12:00 – … Continue reading

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Blacklisting day of action, Wednesday 6th December

It’s not clear how many places will be taking part in the day of action against blacklisting in the construction industry, but here’s the details I’ve managed to find: London: 9am – Skanska offices, Goswell Road, Barbican, EC1A 4JY – … Continue reading

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Friends like these: some thoughts on free speech, alliances, agreeing with people, and guilt by association

Another week, another round of disagreements over how to respond to transphobia. The latest news is that Peace News have weighed in with their take on the bookfair conflict, while over in Canada frat-boy “we’re definitely not fascist, we just … Continue reading

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Brighton Deliveroo wildcat: a full report

The Transnational Social Strike site has just posted up a report and analysis of the weekend’s wildcat strike by Brighton Deliveroo riders. The same author also wrote a piece looking at how Deliveroo struggles have spread across Europe, which I’d … Continue reading

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