Category Archives: Gender

April 27 – Online Day Of Action – Communities Not Cages! Release2SaveLives

From the Campaign Against Prison Expansion: “We call this day of action on Monday 27th April to demand the release of all incarcerated women and other people held in women’s prisons. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UPDATES ON MONDAY! To get … Continue reading

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Class struggle news and events round-up for early March

Another round-up of recent news and upcoming events: In some good news for renters, two different women have won out-of-court settlements from “No DSS” letting agents – there’s no specific ban on the practice, but it seems that letting agents … Continue reading

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Upcoming solidarity events with Russian antifascist prisoners and Kevan Thakrar

Two important anti-repression events coming up in London in the near future: On Thursday 27 February, there’s a solidarity demo with the Russian anarchist and antifascist prisoners at 6:30pm outside the Russian Embassy, 6/7 Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 4QP. This … Continue reading

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New solidarity network launched in Croydon, and other class struggle news and events for mid-February

Another quick round-up of class struggle news and events, mostly workplace-related: Down at the sarf end of sarf lahndahn, a new solidarity project is forming in Croydon, inspired by the general approach of the Angry Workers of the World. In … Continue reading

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“Are we all to be ‘gender-critical feminists’ now, Father?”: On silencing and the article Graham Linehan doesn’t want you to read

Graham Linehan, the once-beloved writer of Father Ted and that other one that wasn’t as good as Father Ted but still had its moments, has recently been going about the place complaining about being “silenced” while also using legal threats … Continue reading

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In the trans-exclusionary bathroom: a quick reply to Daphne Lawless on left transphobia

The Aoateroa/New Zealand-based group Fightback recently published a short article by Daphne Lawless, aiming to challenge the spread of trans-exclusionary/transphobic ideas on the New Zealand, and international, left. In general, I definitely welcome this article – I also see those … Continue reading

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Upcoming IWW and IWGB actions, outsourced cleaners and caterers start indefinite strike, more action to save London Black Women’s Project

A few quick updates on things not covered in the last round-up: The Angry Workers of the World are asking for a solidarity phone-in to a beauty salon that underpaid a building worker. They ask: “Dear fellow workers, Hope you … Continue reading

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Full list of women’s strike events for 8 March, and other upcoming events

The women’s strike called for March 8th has an impressive listing of events up: BIRMINGHAM 8pm: International Women’s Day event https://www.facebook.com/events/954599731412650/ 8pm: Afterparty BRIGHTON 6pm: Brighton Women’s Strike 2019 https://www.facebook.com/events/2027189264069831/ BRISTOL 5pm: On 8 March We Strike – International Women’s … Continue reading

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Cleaning up outsourcing in London, taking on Deliveroo in Manchester: late Feb round-up of class struggle news and events

Posties in Bangor, Northern Ireland, and Wythenshaw, Greater Manchester, are due to walk out on Monday 25th against management bullying. Tuesday 26th is shaping up to be a busy day for self-organised workers’ struggles: in Manchester, Deliveroo riders will be … Continue reading

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Fault lines: a few reflections on 2018

At this time of year, I usually try to provide some kind of an overview, but it feels pretty far beyond me at the moment. A few people have mentioned how long this year’s felt, and how it feels strange … Continue reading

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