Category Archives: Strikes

Updates on BLM/George Floyd Uprising defendants, and Tower Hamlets council strike

Uprising defendant news: Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis have been granted release on bail. Pre-trial defendants who are still incarcerated include: Samantha Shader, #83823-053, MDC Brooklyn, Metropolitan Detention Center, P.O. Box 329002, Brooklyn, NY, 11232 Margaret Channon, #49955-086, FDC SeaTac, … Continue reading

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Health and safety dispute at Manchester airport, BLM legal defence, the history of the Syrian revolution and more

Reel News report that a dispute over health and safety and blacklisting has broken out at Manchester Airport. In their words: “Construction workers are picketing Manchester airport over the disgraceful treatment that 70 sparks and fitters have received from JCK … Continue reading

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Cleaners told to choose between PPE and their union, zoom debate on university struggle, and more

A few quick notes: On Saturday 20th, the Angry Workers/Let’s Get Rooted project are hosting a discussion with students and university workers from Edinburgh, London, New York and New Delhi. In their words, “Our focus will be to debate how … Continue reading

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Late May round-up: Shrewsbury 24, Orgreave, couriers, Angry Workers and more…

Another very quick round-up of goings-on – something more substantial coming soon, hopefully, depending on my ability to actually get my thoughts together in some kind of coherent form: One story you might have been missed has been further legal … Continue reading

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Early April round-up: wildcats, rent strikes, prison, Zoom calls and more…

A few notes and announcements of upcoming events: In work news, the Anarchist Communist Group have been doing a really good job of chronicling the ongoing walkouts by workers across the world refusing to risk their lives by going to … Continue reading

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Class struggle news and events round-up for early March

Another round-up of recent news and upcoming events: In some good news for renters, two different women have won out-of-court settlements from “No DSS” letting agents – there’s no specific ban on the practice, but it seems that letting agents … Continue reading

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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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New solidarity network launched in Croydon, and other class struggle news and events for mid-February

Another quick round-up of class struggle news and events, mostly workplace-related: Down at the sarf end of sarf lahndahn, a new solidarity project is forming in Croydon, inspired by the general approach of the Angry Workers of the World. In … Continue reading

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Workers win at St Mary’s Hospital, Bromley Libraries and Delfin Language School: early Feb class struggle round-up

The last week or two has seen a few impressive wins of one kind or another. In the healthcare sector, workers at St Mary’s Hospital have scored a big victory after strike action organised through the grassroots United Voices of … 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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