Category Archives: Repression

Late November round-up: Courier strikes, rent strike victory, upcoming deportation flight and much more

Another quick roundup: Deliveroo and UberEats couriers in Sheffield went out on strike on Wednesday November 25th, with demands including a living wage, due process and an end to arbitrary sackings, and a hiring freeze. This last demand is one … Continue reading

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Repression/legal/prison news for mid-November, and other notes

On the legal/repression front in the UK, the big news in recent weeks has been the start of the undercover policing inquiry. On that note, I can’t really add anything to the work of the Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance, who’ve … Continue reading

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Solidarity against the hostile environment, and more news and events for early October

A few recent notes and upcoming events: The No Safety No Work campaign have had a few updates recently, including a short guide on how to organise for safe workplaces, and a report on an action by staff at the … Continue reading

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Urgent call to action from HMP Humber, and early October protests for black lives

From the Prisoner Solidarity Network (formerly IWOC): We have been made aware of a man being held in HMP Humber, experiencing severe mental health issues and being harrassed and bullied by prison officers. James (not his real name) has been … Continue reading

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Repression round-up for late September: entrapment in Northern Ireland, solidarity with the Belarus uprising, and more

A quick round-up of repression-related news across a few different countries: In the UK, MI5 has been involved with a major police operation against dissident Irish Republicans, which seems to involve straightforward entrapment against at least some defendants. According to … Continue reading

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Couriers action in Yorkshire, wildcat council strike in Glasgow, and more workplace news for mid-September

A few workplace notes: Deliveroo couriers in York and Sheffield have taken industrial action this week, refusing to handle orders from Five Guys in York and Wagamama’s in Sheffield. From the IWGB write-up: 10 September: Deliveroo orders in Sheffield and … Continue reading

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Early September class struggle events listing: lessons from Wapping, victimised union reps, NHS pay, Debenhams redundancies and more…

A few upcoming events: The Let’s Get Rooted network, who put out a pretty much constant stream of interesting writing, are hosting an online meeting on Thursday 10th about the 1986 Wapping strike, the unofficial strike bulletin “Picket”, and the … Continue reading

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Free elderly Black Liberation prisoner Ed Poindexter, and updates on Rashid’s situation

Two quick US prisoner updates: In Omaha, Ed Poindexter, a 75-year-old Black Liberation prisoner who’s been held since 1971, has filed an application to have his sentence commuted. Ed Poindexter finally filed his application for commutation of sentence on August … Continue reading

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Prison organiser Rashid in imminent danger at Pendleton Correctional Facility

From Rashidmod.com: ***URGENT CALL TO ACTION! PLEASE SHARE WIDELY!*** Just got off of the phone with Rashid and he still has not received his property or the remainder of his life-sustaining medication.  He hasn’t had all of his medication since … Continue reading

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Early August round-up: Minnesota, Ferguson, Lebanon, Iran and more

A quick round-up of some UK and international developments: In Bristol, the local IWW branch have been active in supporting a strike by Romanian agricultural workers. There doesn’t seem to be a full write-up of the situation anywhere yet, but … Continue reading

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