Category Archives: Housing

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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Ubereats wildcat continues and spreads to Plymouth: workplace round-up for mid-September

An attempt at a slightly fuller round-up of recent and ongoing struggles, mainly workplace-focused: Notes from Below have published a more indepth write-up of the Ubereats wildcat, and the latest news is that the strike seems to have spread to … Continue reading

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TGI Strikedays: class struggle and events round-up for early May

A quick update on ongoing workplace and social struggles, and a few upcoming events: Recent notable developments have included the strikes that took place at five McDonald’s stores on May Day, the indefinite strike in Bromley libraries ending with workers … Continue reading

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More repression news and upcoming events for mid-April

A few assorted announcements: This weekend, the Land Justice Network have arranged a walking tour of London’s land and housing crisis, dropping in on a few of the capital’s biggest landlords and property speculators. The 14th is also the date … Continue reading

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Parkdale, Toronto: second successful rent strike in under a year!

Last year, tenants in the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale went on a rent strike and were able to win significant concessions from their landlords. A few months after the original rent strike, tenants at the 1251 King tower block were … Continue reading

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News to celebrate: charges dropped against 129 J20 defendants, airport plan defeated in France

Just a quick post to share a few pieces of news worth celebrating: In the US, the prosecution has dropped charges against 129 of the 188 people who were still facing charges arising from the “J20” protests against Trump’s inauguration, … Continue reading

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Organising around housing: some resources

A collection of a few recent resources that might be of interest to anyone looking at collective action around housing issues: ACORN were on the BBC recently, in a short (15 mins or so) film: Long-running group Housing Action Southwark … Continue reading

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