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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."

From Lewes to Texas: further repression updates

A few further updates on the repression/legal front: Here in the UK, five people are currently on trial facing charges related to their alleged participation in an uprising at HMP Lewes. The Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee are asking supporters to … Continue reading

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Repression and resistance round-up for early July: Cardiff, Bulgaria and beyond…

A quick round-up of repression-related news: In Cardiff, three defendants facing charges related to an attempted disruption of an arms fair have just been acquitted. In Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association have put out an urgent call for solidarity actions, … Continue reading

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If saying it’s a bad idea to work with fascists makes you a pro-war neoliberal, then who was phone? More on red-brown alliances, smears and all that

The Winter Oak has now replied to my article criticising their smear jobs against antifascists. Since positions are fairly entrenched by this point, with both of us feeling that we’re being wildly misrepresented by the other, it’s not clear how … Continue reading

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Repression news and general upcoming events for late June and July

Following on from the workplace and antifascist roundups, here’s some other news and events that didn’t fit into those categories: In the UK, Picturehouse security guards recently physically assaulted strike supporters. The brave miners who stuck out the entire length … Continue reading

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Anti-fascist events diary for late June/early July

As anti-fascist commentators like When Rome Burns have noted, the far-right have seen a worrying boost as a result of the “Free Tommy” mobilisations. The next few weeks will see a number of important dates for anti-fascists. There will be … Continue reading

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Workplace round-up for mid-June

It’s been a long time since I’ve got around to doing a news round-up, so there’s a lot to catch up on. Here’s an update specifically about ongoing workplace disputes: Cleaners organising through the United Voices of the World union … Continue reading

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In defence of anarchism and antifascism: a reply to the Winter Oak

In recent months, the subject of the “red-brown” alliance between some leftists and parts of the far-right, especially around their shared fondness for Assad, has attracted increasing attention. As the anti-fascist critique of this alliance has become more prominent, it … Continue reading

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