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Antifascist prisoner Jock Palfreeman on hunger strike, and last-minute callouts for this weekend

Jock Palfreeman, antifascist prisoner and chair of the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association, has launched a hunger strike “as a protest against the corruption and abuse of power by the management of Sofia Prison, and in particular, the chief of staff, Desilav … Continue reading

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You can’t polish a turd, but you can stick a yellow vest on it: solidarity with striking railway workers facing fascist attacks

In a feeble attempt to magic a social movement into being by adopting some symbols associated with the revolt in France, a small amount of fascists took to the streets on Saturday wearing yellow vests, and, in at least one … Continue reading

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New resources: analysis of revolt in the service sector, and a database of known spycops

A few resources that have come out over the last few days: Notes from Below have published a new mini-issue focusing on the service sector strikes at the start of October, which looks well worth a read: “This mini-issue reflects … Continue reading

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Uber Drivers to strike for 24 hours in London, Birmingham and Nottingham on October 9-10th, and other upcoming events

From the IWGB: IWGB is calling 24 hour strike of Uber drivers in London, Birmingham and Nottingham from 1pm on 9 October Demonstrations to be scheduled at 1pm on 9 October at Uber’s offices in each of the cities. Drivers … Continue reading

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If saying it’s a bad idea to work with fascists makes you a pro-war neoliberal, then who was phone? More on red-brown alliances, smears and all that

The Winter Oak has now replied to my article criticising their smear jobs against antifascists. Since positions are fairly entrenched by this point, with both of us feeling that we’re being wildly misrepresented by the other, it’s not clear how … Continue reading

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Anti-fascist events diary for late June/early July

As anti-fascist commentators like When Rome Burns have noted, the far-right have seen a worrying boost as a result of the “Free Tommy” mobilisations. The next few weeks will see a number of important dates for anti-fascists. There will be … Continue reading

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In defence of anarchism and antifascism: a reply to the Winter Oak

In recent months, the subject of the “red-brown” alliance between some leftists and parts of the far-right, especially around their shared fondness for Assad, has attracted increasing attention. As the anti-fascist critique of this alliance has become more prominent, it … Continue reading

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