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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."

Free Siyanda demo in Cardiff, and victimised rep news

Two quick notes: 1) this Saturday in Cardiff, the local Black Lives Matter group are organising a demo in support of Siyanda Mngaza, the young Black woman serving a prison sentence for defending herself from a racist attack: In other … Continue reading

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April 7th Deliveroo strike: events confirmed so far

On April 7th, Deliveroo riders will be striking across the country, demanding better pay and conditions while the company is making its stock market launch. Events have been confirmed in the following cities: London, 11am, Shoreditch High Street: Sheffield, 1pm, … Continue reading

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Sparks, cleaners, and more Kill the Bill protests

In non-Policing Bill related news, or at least not directly related, the construction rank and file dispute continues, with sparks blockading the road outside Hinkley Point C this week: A quick listing of upcoming events that aren’t Kill the Bill … Continue reading

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Upcoming Kill the Bill protests and other dates

A quick list of upcoming Kill the Bill events: Tuesday 30 March, 6pm, College Green, Bristol Friday 2 April: 1pm, Millennium Square, Leeds 1pm, St Peter’s Square, Manchester 5:30pm, 02 Guildhall Southampton Saturday 3 April: 12pm, Taunton, exact location tbc1pm, … Continue reading

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Is Alexander Reid Ross the CEO/dad of antifa?: On contagion, shades of grey, and the three-way fight

In recent years, there have been a number of controversies on the left over the subject of “red-brown alliances”, those areas where some right-wingers attempt to recruit from, or actively cooperate with, sections of the left. There have been many … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury, Bristol, the sparks – a few quick notes

It’s been a busy few days. As far as recent events in Bristol go, coverage worth reading includes “Bristol riot: what do they expect?” from the Anarchist Communist Group, “Reflections on the riot in Bristol” from Freedom, and the Anarchist … Continue reading

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Electricians take de-skilling fight to Royal Opera House, and other news and events for mid-March

There’s been a fair few events over the last week that it’d be wrong or impossible to ignore. Rather than try to summarise them myself, here’s a few relevant articles: Sisters Uncut declare victory at halting police powers bill in … Continue reading

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UEL cleaners demanding sick pay and equal treament, and more: events listings for early March

There’s a lot going on at the moment, if I try to summarise everything it’ll take me ages, so in the meantime here’s a quick listing of some important upcoming events in the next week or so: Tuesday March 9th:  … Continue reading

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Rank and file sparks occupy NG Bailey and Balfour Beatty, set March 8th deadline in fight against deskilling

In late February, it was announced that the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant construction project was planning to introduce “Electrical Support Operatives” – lower-paid workers with less training than full electricians – to carry out vital work that would … Continue reading

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Go Ahead strike going ahead: class struggle round-up for mid-February

A quick round up of class struggle news from the last week or so: In workplace news, bus drivers employed by Go Ahead in Manchester will be launching an all-out strike from February 28th against the “fire and rehire” attempt … Continue reading

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