Tag Archives: eviction resistance

Direct action blocks eviction in Sheffield!

This week, members of the tenants’ union ACORN took to the streets in Sheffield to prevent a landlord from carrying out an eviction, as reported in Evolve Politics and the Sheffield Star. They have now entered into negotiations with the … Continue reading

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Mid-July round-up: workplace struggles and other movement news

A round-up of news from workplace disputes and social struggles: Cleaners at the London School of Economics are celebrating after Alba, a worker who was sacked, has had her dismissal overturned. This was the last outstanding issue in the dispute … Continue reading

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Late October round-up: speaking tours, court dates, eviction resistance and more

Another round-up of upcoming events and the like: Following on from the bookfair, there are at least two speaking tours happening with anarchist speakers visiting the country: scott crow will be speaking at various locations on creating power from below … Continue reading

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Mid-October round-up: updates on state repression against Lisa McKenzie, Bahar Mustafa and Teesside construction workers, and other news

A few recent and upcoming events of interest: Two fairly short-notice demos will be happening tonight: in Teesside, construction workers will be protesting against police intimidation at the Eston police station at 5.45, in response to police harassment of workers … Continue reading

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URGENT CALLOUT: Defend Mostafa and the Sweets Way estate!

Bailiffs are moving in on the Sweets Way estate in London, the site of a lengthy and courageous occupation. The latest from their facebook page: CALL-OUT FOR TOMORROW. Today’s events have essentially come to a close. Some bailiffs and police … Continue reading

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The Sweets taste of victory: bailiffs seen off at Sweets Way Estate

Great news from the Sweets Way estate in North London, where direct action and solidarity prevented an eviction today. There doesn’t seem to be a full write-up available yet, but the Sweets Way Resists facebook page have reported: MOSTAFA REMAINS … Continue reading

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Fighting back at home and at work: late January round-up

Just a short post this time, I mainly wanted to share two stories. First, from Nottingham, is the news that the second attempt at evicting the Crawfords has once again been blocked by a huge crowd of hundreds of people … Continue reading

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