Category Archives: Anarchists

Cleaners win at Great Ormond Street, alleged statue-topplers charged in Bristol, and more workplace and repression news for mid-December

Another quick round-up of workplace and repression news: The RMT strikes at Alstom have been suspended for the time being, with escalation planned in the new year and talks happening with other unions to try to get co-ordinated action happening … Continue reading

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Late November round-up: Courier strikes, rent strike victory, upcoming deportation flight and much more

Another quick roundup: Deliveroo and UberEats couriers in Sheffield went out on strike on Wednesday November 25th, with demands including a living wage, due process and an end to arbitrary sackings, and a hiring freeze. This last demand is one … Continue reading

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Repression/legal/prison news for mid-November, and other notes

On the legal/repression front in the UK, the big news in recent weeks has been the start of the undercover policing inquiry. On that note, I can’t really add anything to the work of the Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance, who’ve … Continue reading

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Heart reacts only as cleaners win at Facebook, successful couriers wildcat at McDonald’s and more…

The struggle over cleaners’ jobs at Facebook has ended in victory. Grassroots cleaners’ union CAIWU report: “We are pleased to say we received an email on Thursday evening from Bidvest Noonan informing us of their decision not to proceed with … Continue reading

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Upcoming online events: London virtual bookfair and “Labouring in vain”

A quick plug for upcoming online events: The “Anarchist Bookfair in London” will be running online over the weekend of the 17th18th: “We wish we could be together again this year to meet old comrades and foes, conspire, educate, organize … Continue reading

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Repression round-up for late September: entrapment in Northern Ireland, solidarity with the Belarus uprising, and more

A quick round-up of repression-related news across a few different countries: In the UK, MI5 has been involved with a major police operation against dissident Irish Republicans, which seems to involve straightforward entrapment against at least some defendants. According to … Continue reading

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Mid-September round-up: evictions, redundancies, Rosh Hashanah noise demos and more…

A quick roundup of a few ongoing struggles and upcoming events: On a general note, the eviction ban is coming to an end, so it’s going to be really important for people to mobilise to resist any eviction attempts. You … Continue reading

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Couriers action in Yorkshire, wildcat council strike in Glasgow, and more workplace news for mid-September

A few workplace notes: Deliveroo couriers in York and Sheffield have taken industrial action this week, refusing to handle orders from Five Guys in York and Wagamama’s in Sheffield. From the IWGB write-up: 10 September: Deliveroo orders in Sheffield and … Continue reading

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Early September class struggle events listing: lessons from Wapping, victimised union reps, NHS pay, Debenhams redundancies and more…

A few upcoming events: The Let’s Get Rooted network, who put out a pretty much constant stream of interesting writing, are hosting an online meeting on Thursday 10th about the 1986 Wapping strike, the unofficial strike bulletin “Picket”, and the … Continue reading

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New UVW union film, newish anarchist media projects, Stuart Christie

A few scattered notes: Films about workplace organising in the UK are like buses, you wait ages for one and then two come along at once: hot on the heels of the Builder’s Crack film, a new short documentary has … Continue reading

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