Tag Archives: Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee

Trump inauguration trials continue to collapse, Corey Long jailed for defending Charlottesville: US prison/legal updates for early June

This week saw another big development in the “J20” trials targeting those involved in the protests against Trump’s inauguration, as the second trial group collapsed in a series of acquittals and mistrials. While the first group to be acquitted just … Continue reading

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Mid-May round-up for workplace organising and upcoming events

A quick round-up of workplace organising, upcoming events and other news: Picturehouse workers have voted to take further strike action in their long-running living wage dispute, although no specific dates have been announced yet. Similarly, the United Voices of the … Continue reading

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Call-in in support of Florida prison strike, Monday 22nd Jan

From the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee: Flood the Florida Department of Corrections Phone Lines – Respect the Demands! A call-in campaign is happening in support of #OperationPUSH Monday, January 22nd. You can use the following script to help you in … Continue reading

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Florida prisoners launch “Operation PUSH” strike, and other prison news from Texas, NY, Bulgaria and Hungary

As of January 15th, Florida prisoners have begun a work stoppage, called “Operation PUSH”. You can find more information via the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, Fight Toxic Prisons, or the SPARC facebook page. The action’s already attracted write-ups in Newsweek, … Continue reading

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Introduction to supporting prisoner resistance, London, 13 January, and upcoming prisoner birthdays

The IWW’s Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee have an upcoming open meeting for people interested in getting involved with supporting prison resistance, which will be taking place at Decentre in Whitechapel, London on January 13th. They’ve also been circulating a call … Continue reading

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Legal/courts/prisons update for mid-November

A few pieces of news related to courts, prisons and the legal system: Here in the UK, the Clydeside IWW are asking people to join them at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday December 7th to support one of their members … Continue reading

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UK prison news for early May

A few pieces of news relevant to the subject of UK prisons: Kent Anti-Racism Network report that one of their comrades has just been jailed for taking part in the resistance to last year’s nazi marches in Dover. They don’t … Continue reading

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