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Late May events listing: Palestine, free Siyanda, sparks and more

A quick listing of a few upcoming events: Although there now seems to be some kind of a ceasefire, there’s still an impressive number of events organised for this weekend in solidarity with Palestine and against the latest round of … Continue reading

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Palestine solidarity, anti-raids, and more: Mid-May events listing

General notes: the Anarchist Communist Group have a report from yesterday’s heroic resistance in Glasgow which is worth a read, and waste and recycling workers at Thurrock Council who’ve been out on strike against pay cuts since April 13 have … Continue reading

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Save Sheikh Jarrah: Shut Elbit Down – Tuesday 11th May, 1pm

A call from Palestine Action: We have all seen the horrifying and disgusting images coming out of Jerusalem. The atrocious acts committed by settlers and Israeli forces are despicable: tear gassing worshippers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the forceful appropriation of … 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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Mid-Jan class struggle news round-up and events listing

Your semi-regular round-up of recent, often but not all workplace-related, news and upcoming events: Organising by workers in the UVW and IWGB base/grassroots unions has seen a big victory at the University of Greenwich, with some low-paid workers getting a … Continue reading

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Solidarity with South Carolina prisoners deprived of sunlight, Wednesday 23rd October, and more events listings for October and November

Updated events listings for the next few weeks: Prisoners in South Carolina have made a call for international solidarity against the horrific conditions they face, with some prisons having spent around two years in “lockdown” conditions, including the installation of … Continue reading

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Repression and resistance round-up for early July: Cardiff, Bulgaria and beyond…

A quick round-up of repression-related news: In Cardiff, three defendants facing charges related to an attempted disruption of an arms fair have just been acquitted. In Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association have put out an urgent call for solidarity actions, … Continue reading

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Not guilty! – Court finds in favour of direct action against the arms trade

A cheering piece of news comes from Burnley Magistrate’s Court, where two people have just been acquitted of criminal damage charges arising from their attempts to destroy BAe fighter jets that were due to be sold to Saudi Arabia. Sam … Continue reading

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“From shambles to farce”: CPS jokers get “a slap in the face”

Back in April, eight people who had blocked the road to prevent people getting into the DSEI arms fair, and defended their actions by saying they were attempting to prevent weapons sold at DSEI from being used in war, torture … Continue reading

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