Category Archives: Unemployment/claimants and welfare

Voting, abstaining, and opposing the tories: a quick reminder

As things stand, I really can’t blame anyone for wanting to take a punt on Corbynism in the upcoming election. It’s not what I believe in; I can’t see how social democracy in one country could be workable, and I … Continue reading

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Against the scrapping of housing benefit for under-21s: Bradford, 8 April

While there hasn’t been much in the way of organised opposition to the disgusting legislation that’s taken away housing benefit for 18-21 year olds, there does seem to be some signs of resistance to it: there was a protest last … Continue reading

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Upcoming events: benefits, the NHS, Deliveroo, Britain First and more…

Just a quick reminder of a few upcoming events over the next few days: On Thursday 30th, there’s the national day of action against benefit sanctions – see here for a full (if slightly untidy) list of planned events. On … 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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Events diary for March

March looks to be a pretty busy month, with various events happening across the country. A quick round-up of a few things to look out for: On the first Saturday, the 4th, Bristol antifascists will be out opposing a far-right … Continue reading

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Mid-February workplace round-up: Deliveroo, cinemas, cleaners and more…

A quick round-up of ongoing workplace issues across a few different areas and sectors: In Brighton, Deliveroo workers are still counting down the days to see if management will agree to their demands or if they’ll have to take further … Continue reading

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Boxing day round-up: a few recent stories and upcoming events

A few recent stories you may have missed: some festive cheer came from the CPS dropping charges against the Bahraini activist Isa Alaali, who was nicked for disrupting an arms fair earlier this year, and some tentative good news in … Continue reading

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