Category Archives: Gender

Workplace and social struggles – late May/early June round-up

As ever, there’s a fair bit of stuff going on. In workplace news, the Equality and Human Rights Commission dispute over redundancies and the surprise sacking of nine staff continues – last week workers in London were out, now it’s … Continue reading

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America First? Transatlantic discussions in London

  The Angry Workers of the World collective are hosting a series of discussions involving US comrades at the May Day Rooms in London. If you’re in that area, and have any interest about what’s going on over in the … Continue reading

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Solidarity wildcat on Merseyrail, Deliveroo update, and upcoming events

In case you missed it, the huge railway strike yesterday saw a great bit of solidarity on Merseyrail, as drivers affiliated to ASLEF – who weren’t officially striking – refused to cross the picket lines of their coworkers who were. … Continue reading

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Events diary for March

March looks to be a pretty busy month, with various events happening across the country. A quick round-up of a few things to look out for: On the first Saturday, the 4th, Bristol antifascists will be out opposing a far-right … Continue reading

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Fundraising appeals: housing co-op in Manchester and women’s aid in Doncaster

Two really worthwhile projects are appealing for funds at the moment: in Manchester, the housing co-op Rockdove Rising is £1,500 short of the money they need to buy two flats and keep them in the co-operative, and in Doncaster, South … Continue reading

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Politics from below: Sisters Uncut set up occupied breakfast club

This weekend was a strong one for occupations. The Focus E15 campaign took over the balconies of East Ham police station: While Sisters Uncut in the East End occupied one of Hackney’s many empty council flats. They’ll be using the space … Continue reading

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Early April round-up: work, prison, and other struggles

While the headlines have all been about the Panama papers and Cameron’s latest difficulties, there’s also been a whole load of other stuff going on. Here’s a quick round-up of news from a few different fronts: In workplace news, SolFed … Continue reading

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