Category Archives: Racism

Repression updates: Fabio from the Hamburg G20, Vaughn uprising prisoners and more

A few more pieces of prison-related news: In Germany, the case of Fabio, who’s been detained since the Hamburg G20 this summer, drags on. There’s really not a lot of English-language news about his case, it’s almost all Italian or … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchists, Racism, Repression | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Leaflets, letters, and the anti-anti-semitism of fools

I had initially intended to avoid writing anything directly about the dramas that have erupted around the London Anarchist Bookfair – partly because I think there are more important issues, but also because I wasn’t there on the day, I … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchists, Bit more thinky, Debate, Gender, Racism, Stuff that I don't think is very useful | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Mid-November round-up of workplace and social struggles

In workplace news, housing maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester have just voted for an extensive programme of strike action as part of their long-running dispute over pay and conditions, with a total of 49 days’ strike action planned … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchists, Gender, Housing, Protests, Racism, Repression, Strikes, Unions, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

HR Owen dispute: Sacked cleaners win reinstatement and a pay rise in 24 hours, the struggle goes on!

Some good news from London, where pressure from the United Voices of the World union has led to sacked cleaners Freddy & Angelica being reinstated the day after they were fired. The UVW explain: “Surprise Halloween Ferrari flashmob secures reinstatement … Continue reading

Posted in Racism, Strikes, Stuff that I think is pretty awesome, Unions, Work | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Joel Almgren is free!

Some good news from Sweden: Joel Almgren, the Swedish antifascist comrade who’s been incarcerated for several years as a result of defending an antiracist demonstration from a nazi attack in December 2013, has now been released. You can read more … Continue reading

Posted in Racism, Repression | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Legal/repression news: upcoming court dates in the North-West and US prisoner birthdays

A few pieces of news from the legal/prisons/court side of things: There are two upcoming court dates of interest in the Lancashire area. On October 24th, Sam and Dan, the two people being charged with criminal damage for attempting to … Continue reading

Posted in Protests, Racism, Repression | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Appeals for solidarity from Hungary and Brazil

Two recent fundraising appeals that seemed worth sharing: In Hungary, Ahmed H, a Syrian migrant, is being charged with terrorism offences for taking part in a protest against the closing of the Hungarian border in September 2015. The “Free the … Continue reading

Posted in Internationalism, Racism, Repression | Tagged | 1 Comment