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Early October round-up for workplace news and other social struggles

As ever, there’s a lot going on. In workplace news, the Picturehouse Cinema strikes are continuing, with Hackney and Central out from the 11th-14th, and then all five London sites out on the 15th. As ever, check the local Central, … Continue reading

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London latest: police killing in Newham, dangerous flats in Barnet

New developments in London: the police have killed a man, Edir Frederico Da Costa, known as Edson, in Beckton, Newham. I don’t know what the response will look like yet, but see the JusticeforEdson hashtag to keep up with that … Continue reading

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Grenfell Tower: more ways to help

In addition to the various humanitarian appeals that are going around, there’s now a fighting fund specifically for Grenfell Action Group, to help them take on those responsible for the disaster. In addition, a new website, Grenfell Support, has been … Continue reading

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Grenfell: one local’s perspective

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Grenfell latest: Grime tonight (Thursday 15th), demand justice tomorrow

Two upcoming events supporting the Grenfell victims: tonight there’s a grime night in Shepherds’ Bush raising money for those affected, hosted by New Grime Order and BurnOut LDN. Tomorrow there’s a demonstration outside the Department for Communities and Local Government, … Continue reading

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Radical Housing Network statement on Grenfell

From the Radical Housing Network, a London-wide alliance of groups including Grenfell Action Group: “‘Managed decline’ of council housing and contempt for tenants contributed to fire Radical Housing Network, a London-wide alliance of groups fighting for housing justice, said the … Continue reading

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Grenfell Tower – some resources

A few links related to the Grenfell Tower disaster: There’s several ways to donate to those affected by the fire. The Grenfell Tower Fire Fund was set up by a local councillor to help the families who have lost everything. … Continue reading

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