Category Archives: Repression

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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Urgent call to protect Kevan Thackrar from attacks, and more prison/repression/legal news

A quick listing of repression/prison-related news: There’s an urgent call to help protect Kevan Thackrar, a prisoner who was recently the victim of a racist attack, and is now being moved to a cell next to someone who’s previously attacked … 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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US prisoner solidarity updates: Vaughn uprising anniversary and more

A few quick updates on various US-held prisoners: Supporters of Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald, an elderly Black Panther prisoner who’s been incarcerated since 1969, have launched a website with information about steps people can take to help get him free, like … Continue reading

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UVW union launches solidarity letter in defiance of continued threats from bosses and cops

A short announcement from the United Voices of the World union: ATTN: Unions / CLPs / Community Organizations / Individuals: St. George’s University still refuses to negotiate with our striking workers. They have, yet again, threatened to call the police … Continue reading

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Repression against workers’ organising in London: police break up UVW picket, IWGB member prosecuted for sound waves

London’s militant grassroots/base union movement experienced two different kinds of state harassment today: police attended a picket of striking security guards organised through the UVW, ordered them to move, and then arrested a legal representative for talking back, while James … Continue reading

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The end of the affair: some reflections on 2019

The party’s over I always try to do a little end-of-year round-up thing, and had been toying with the idea of an end-of-decade one, but (as the lateness of this probably shows) I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed to even … Continue reading

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