Category Archives: Climate Change

Late August class struggle round-up and events listing

Recent events: it seems that there might be a positive end in sight for the occupation at Harland & Wolff in Belfast, as some buyers have now expressed interest in keeping the shipyard open. In Bradford, a proposed indefinite strike … Continue reading

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Workplace notes and class struggle events listings for early August

Workplace notes: At homelessness charity St Mungo’s, staff are balloting for strike action over a range of issues including a demand to stop sharing information on homeless migrants with the Home Office. Over in Belfast, workers are occupying the iconic … Continue reading

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UK prisoner/legal support updates: Extinction Rebellion prisoners, Kevan Thackrar and the JCB 5

The Activist Court Aid Brigade has an update on the Extinction Rebellion prisoners who’ve been held in remand for the Docklands Light Railway action: one has been released on bail, while Mark Ovland is being held at Mark OVLAND A0671EJ … Continue reading

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Mid-April events listings

A few upcoming events: On Monday 15th, Extinction Rebellion are calling for a day of action around climate change, and the newly-formed Green Anticapitalist Front have put out a specific call for people to join them for “environmentalist actions starting … Continue reading

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Late October round-up of UK work and social struggles and international repression news

In UK workplace-related news, the 30th of October saw simultaneous precarious workers’ demos in London and Glasgow, while security guards at the Ministry of Justice, organising through the grassroots UVW union, have just voted to strike for a living wage. … Continue reading

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The Frack Free Three are free – all out to Preston New Road on Saturday!

In an impressive reversal, the three anti-fracking protesters who were recently jailed have now been given conditional discharges and released following a successful appeal. On a related note, apparently another person who took direct action at the fracking site in … Continue reading

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Anti-fracking ‘lorry surfers’ receive custodial sentences/Writing to #FrackFreeFour Prisoners

Reposting these two articles from Freedom/Netpol together: “Four anti-fracking activists today received harsh sentences following a guilty verdict for public nuisance for direct action they have taken nearby Preston New Road fracking site. Three activists were sentenced to custodial sentences: … Continue reading

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