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The centre cannot hold: 2016 in review

So, this was a pretty brutal year in a lot of ways. It wasn’t all grim all the time, but there was certainly more than enough pain and misery to go around. This is an attempt to try and trace … Continue reading

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The autumn weather sets the leaves to flame: disability, workplace, and prison struggles for a flaming September

The next few weeks look to be quite busy for a number of different struggles. Disabled People Against Cuts are calling for a week of action to coincide with the Paralympic Games – there’ll be stuff happening from September 4th-10th, … Continue reading

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The doctors’ strike is back on: 12th-16th September

The British Medical Association has confirmed that junior doctors will be walking out from 8am-5pm for 5 days from Monday 12th to Friday 16th September, as part of the ongoing junior doctors’ contract dispute. More information here and here. It … Continue reading

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Early July round-up: cleaners, disability assessments, carers and more…

First off, there’s a few upcoming events this week that look worthwhile: Throughout the whole week, the Universities and Colleges Union will be taking local actions as part of their ongoing pay dispute. The week of 11-15 July sees Edge … Continue reading

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Late March round-up: prisons, anti-fascism, workplace news and more…

As ever, there’s a lot going on. To start off with, two quick pieces from the US prison system: the comrades at Anti-State St Louis have put together a list of people in prison who’ve either been convicted of, or … Continue reading

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Early March round-up: doctors, housing, antifascism and more…

Another general round-up of news and upcoming events across a few different areas: You’ll probably be aware of this already, but the doctor’s strike is still going ahead this Wednesday and Thursday, so try and get down to your local … 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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Mid-Jan round-up: antifascism, undercover cops, prison news and more

At time of writing, the junior doctors’ strike planned for the 26-28th is currently suspended, although the action planned for Feb 10th is still provisionally on. At the moment, it’s still too early to tell if the talks have really … Continue reading

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A year in the shadow of bullets and ballots: looking back at 2015

Saying you prefer bullets to ballots is often used as a shorthand for wanting revolutionary change rather than working within the system. But in fact, the politics of armed struggle and electoralism can have a surprising amount in common – … Continue reading

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