Tag Archives: Ferguson

Legal/repression news: upcoming court dates in the North-West and US prisoner birthdays

A few pieces of news from the legal/prisons/court side of things: There are two upcoming court dates of interest in the Lancashire area. On October 24th, Sam and Dan, the two people being charged with criminal damage for attempting to … Continue reading

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Remember the Ferguson uprising, remember Alex and Steve

The Ferguson rebellion was an important transformative moment for the struggle against racism and police brutality in the US, and it should be remembered by all those of us who are in some way a part of or in soldarity … Continue reading

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Early July round-up of workplace and repression news

Another quick round-up of ongoing workplace and legal/repression stuff: The Woolwich Ferry dispute, which has been running since last winter, has been resolved in what the unions are describing as a victory, with the two managers at the heart of … Continue reading

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Call for action against overcrowding in Southwark, and reports from pickets, bike rides, and antifascist success stories

Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth are calling for people to help them pressure the council into rehousing 5 families living in seriously overcrowded accommodation:   “5 HASL families who are statutorily overcrowded have faced huge delays and refusals by Southwark … Continue reading

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Keeping the flames of Ferguson alive: Help Robert get back on his feet.

For the last few years, the Ferguson Court and Prisoner Support Group have been doing great work supporting those individuals who were targetted for repression in the aftermath of the Ferguson revolt. Robert Stephenson (not to be confused with the … Continue reading

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Black lives still matter: more reading recommendations

For anyone trying to keep up with the movement against racist police murders in the US, a few suggestions: Peter Gelderloos has run a great three-part series in Counterpunch, covering the nature of the police and the role of the … Continue reading

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New kids on the blockade: thoughts on the new anti-racist, anti-police revolt

As in previous weeks, I’ve spent a fair amount of time this week trying to keep up with the ongoing revolt against racism and police brutality in the US. As always, the Ferguson Fighting Fear With Fire page is worth … Continue reading

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