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Electricians win de-skilling dispute, and a few upcoming events for mid-June

The rank and file-led “no to ESO” dispute over de-skilling in construction has now ended in an important victory. As one electrician put it, “Rank & File Sparks have once again fought back and defeated the attempted deskilling of the … Continue reading

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Late May events listing: Palestine, free Siyanda, sparks and more

A quick listing of a few upcoming events: Although there now seems to be some kind of a ceasefire, there’s still an impressive number of events organised for this weekend in solidarity with Palestine and against the latest round of … Continue reading

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Hillsborough families ordered to pay ex-head of South Yorkshire Police up to £28,000

In a stunningly vindictive decision, a judge has ordered that five families who lost relatives in the Hillsborough disaster will have to pay legal costs for David Crompton, the former South Yorkshire Police chief, which may reach up to £28,000. … Continue reading

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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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Dirty little secrets: Hillsborough, Orgreave, blacklisters and spycops

In general, the UK isn’t known for being a particularly militant place. While there are exceptions, from striking doctors and cleaners to rent-striking students and other organised tenants, in general we do often tend to let our rulers get away … Continue reading

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