Tag Archives: Class War

Hassle at Harrods as police clamp down on union demo

Various sources are reporting that either six or eight people were arrested at yesterday’s United Voices of the World demo against Harrods keeping staff tips, and then slapped with harsh bail conditions banning them from going near the place. Petros … Continue reading

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Early December round-up of workplace, housing, and other news

The cleaners organising through the UVW at the London School of Economics have extended their deadline to Friday 2nd December, but if their demands aren’t met by that point they’ll be declaring a formal dispute, and there’s a demo to … Continue reading

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Late September-early October round-up

The next few weeks look to be busy ones in all sorts of ways. Over the next few days, a “festival of ideas and actions” called LSE Resist will be happening in London, which sounds like it’ll have all kinds … Continue reading

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Help take Philip Green to the cleaners

Anyone interested in unions and workers’ organisations may already be familiar with the United Voices of the World, a small grassroots union that’s had some impressive successes organising cleaners in London in recent years. They’re currently in the middle of … Continue reading

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The Heathrow 13 stay free, and other odds and ends

It’s always good to be able to share some positive news, even if it’s only of the “things not being quite as bad as they could be” kind, so I wanted to take a moment to celebrate the news that … Continue reading

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Enjoy hipsterphobia as part of a balanced diet

As the somewhat improbable level of fallout from the Fuck Parade rolls on, Cava Sundays has offered a more radical critique than the standard “what kind of a monster targets small businesses?” platitudes. I don’t think that their critique of … Continue reading

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A myth is born: on paper tigers and shaggy dog stories

It’s been fascinating to watch the way that the media narrative of the Fuck Parade has been created. To recap, the estate agent Marsh & Parsons got its windows put through, while the worst the cereal cafe got was a … Continue reading

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Class War’s visit to the cereal cafe gets a frosty reception

Over the last few days, some sections of the media have picked up on the mild kerfuffle that took place at the Cereal Killer café on Saturday night during Class War’s latest “Fuck Parade”. Class War and the other attendees … Continue reading

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Workers win against transphobic discrimination, and other news – late May round-up

Two bits of inspiring workplace news: the organising drive among cinema workers in London has led to the Rio cinema in Dalston being successfully unionised, and the Sheffield IWW campaign against transphobic discrimination at Aviva has now ended with the … Continue reading

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