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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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Repression round-up: latest on J20, G20, and calls for support

A few recent developments: In the “J20” trials of protestors mass-arrested at Trump’s inauguration, one trial group is currently awaiting the jury’s findings, and a key part of the prosecution’s strategy seems to be collapsing due to the prosecution not … 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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TGI Strikedays: class struggle and events round-up for early May

A quick update on ongoing workplace and social struggles, and a few upcoming events: Recent notable developments have included the strikes that took place at five McDonald’s stores on May Day, the indefinite strike in Bromley libraries ending with workers … Continue reading

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More repression news and upcoming events for mid-April

A few assorted announcements: This weekend, the Land Justice Network have arranged a walking tour of London’s land and housing crisis, dropping in on a few of the capital’s biggest landlords and property speculators. The 14th is also the date … Continue reading

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Refuse workers refuse work: early April round-up of workplace and social struggles

A quick overview of ongoing workplace disputes, social struggles, and other relevant events: The cleaners’ and porters’ dispute at the Royal Opera House is still ongoing, with the nightly protests set to continue from Tuesday 3rd April onwards. People can … Continue reading

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News to celebrate: charges dropped against 129 J20 defendants, airport plan defeated in France

Just a quick post to share a few pieces of news worth celebrating: In the US, the prosecution has dropped charges against 129 of the 188 people who were still facing charges arising from the “J20” protests against Trump’s inauguration, … Continue reading

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2017: those that got away, those that we lost

Around this time of year, I usually try to do a kind of annual review. This time round, I really don’t feel up to that task, even in the limited terms of “news related to fields that I take an … Continue reading

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J20 trial: first six defendants acquitted on all charges!

The official statement from the defence campaign: Washington, DC – After two days of deliberation, a DC jury today found all six Inauguration Day defendants not guilty on all eight counts—-misdemeanor rioting and conspiracy to riot, and five counts of … Continue reading

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Repression updates: Fabio from the Hamburg G20, Vaughn uprising prisoners and more

A few more pieces of prison-related news: In Germany, the case of Fabio, who’s been detained since the Hamburg G20 this summer, drags on. There’s really not a lot of English-language news about his case, it’s almost all Italian or … Continue reading

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