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The Vaughn/Smyrna 17 face trial, and other US prison/repression news for early October

The Vaughn/Smyrna 17, prisoners facing charges for alleged participation in a prison uprising at the time of Trump’s inauguration, will be going to trial from October 8th onwards, and are asking for displays of solidarity. Further info on the case … Continue reading

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Stansted 15 trial starts, and other repression news

On October 1st, the Stansted 15, people who blocked a deportation flight and are now facing terror charges that could lead to life imprisonment, will be facing trial at Chelmsford Crown Court. Support is requested throughout the trial. You can … Continue reading

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“Downing tools not pints”: Early September round-up of workplace and other news

Another quick roundup of a few recent/upcoming events: In Glasgow, UberEats couriers organising through the IWW’s Couriers Network are set to strike on Monday 10th September. In Birmingham, there’s a protest against the council’s threats to close nurseries on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Two pints of lager and a picket line? Spoons strike ballot starts, and more UK union/workplace news

A very quick roundup of stories across a few different sectors: In UK prisons news, Dorset IWW have shared an action alert to stop the harassment of IWW member and long-term prisoner Kevan Thakrar. The UK Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee … Continue reading

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Ways to support the prison strike

Current calls to action from the Incarcerated Workers’ Organizing Committee: Phone zaps: Below are active phone zaps to call. If you don’t have an account on the website, email us and let us know you called. You can also organize … Continue reading

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Early July round-up of workplace news, and antifascist and prisoner resources

A quick round-up of workplace news: The Friday 13th strike of Deliveroo riders comes as part of a wider wave of international riders’ struggles, with other similar developments including a strike in Paris this week. The IWGB are also busy … Continue reading

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From Lewes to Texas: further repression updates

A few further updates on the repression/legal front: Here in the UK, five people are currently on trial facing charges related to their alleged participation in an uprising at HMP Lewes. The Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee are asking supporters to … Continue reading

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