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Manchester antifascists statement on the attack

From Manchester Antifascists: “SMASH ISIS – SUPPORT YPG As anti fascists we do not hesitate to condemn last nights attack which was undoubtedly ordered or inspired by the Salafi Fascists of ISIS, Al Qaeda or similar. The people of Manchester … Continue reading

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(Tahrir) Square pegs in round holes?

There’s been a fair amount going on over the last week or so. On the workplace front, militant cleaners in London continue to fight for the living wage, and the rank-and-file electricians’ network certainly isn’t running out of energy: last … Continue reading

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TUC calls for 364 days of inaction

Over the past week, the media have worked themselves up into hysterics over the TUC’s announcement of a day of action on November 30th. But, as always, what they don’t mention is as important as what they do: in this … Continue reading

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Egypt, England, solidarity and selfishness

Obviously,  the ongoing Egyptian revolt’s pretty much the biggest story happening at the moment, but I really don’t have enough background knowledge of the situation to offer any kind of informed, original analysis of it, so if I tried to … Continue reading

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Despicable

I’m sure there’s a lot more to say about today’s demonstrations, but right now I just want to celebrate this. I try to avoid peppering my posts with wanky quotes from “great thinkers” too much, but just this once I’ll … Continue reading

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Cautiously optimistic: Walkouts and occupations everywhere

So, what to make of Wednesday’s walkouts? Obviously, they were fantastic. No-one really seems sure how many universities were occupied, but it seems to have been at least 29. (Count ‘em: University of West England, Manchester Met, SOAS, Plymouth, Royal … Continue reading

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