Category Archives: Stuff that I think is pretty awesome

Round-up: Senate House strike vote, deportation blocked, defendant and hunger strike solidarity

Another quick round-up: hot on the heels of the announcement that BECTU members at Picturehouse Cinemas will be striking on Friday, security guards organised through the IWGB at Senate House have just voted 100% to take strike action, with dates … Continue reading

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Beating back victimisation at Leeds Deliveroo: two sacked workers and 100 hours reinstated

In a quick update from the Leeds Deliveroo struggle, the local IWW branch have pointed out how much they’ve won back in their fight against the victimisation of the Leeds 7: “– 2 Reinstated contracts – Over 100 weekly hours … Continue reading

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Call for action against overcrowding in Southwark, and reports from pickets, bike rides, and antifascist success stories

Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth are calling for people to help them pressure the council into rehousing 5 families living in seriously overcrowded accommodation:   “5 HASL families who are statutorily overcrowded have faced huge delays and refusals by Southwark … Continue reading

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Solidarity wildcat on Merseyrail, Deliveroo update, and upcoming events

In case you missed it, the huge railway strike yesterday saw a great bit of solidarity on Merseyrail, as drivers affiliated to ASLEF – who weren’t officially striking – refused to cross the picket lines of their coworkers who were. … Continue reading

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Interviews on surviving the Milo Seattle shooting, and helping with a mass escape from a detention center

Just to flag up two new audio interviews that have gone out over the last few days: Over in Seattle, someone interviewed the Industrial Workers of the World/General Defence Committee comrade who was shot while opposing a Milo talk there. … Continue reading

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Victory for tenants as Santander backs down on rent rise clause

In the face of co-ordinated action from renters’ groups across eight cities, Santander bank have confirmed that they’re backing down and removing a clause from their mortgage contracts that required buy-to-let landlords to “take all steps to ensure… the maximum … Continue reading

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100% victory for Harrods workers in tip row

The United Voices of the World union report that Harrods have totally backed down in the face of the campaign for their staff to keep their tips. In their words: “BREAKING NEWS: VICTORY! VICTORY! VICTORY! We have beaten Harrods, the … Continue reading

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