Tag Archives: Nottingham

Fighting ISIS should not be criminalised – Support Aiden Aslin!

Following on from the prosecution of Shilan Ozcelik, a second British YPG/YPJ volunteer is now facing charges for allegedly joining the fight against ISIS. Aiden Aslin is due to appear for a bail hearing on the 5th of April at … Continue reading

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Fighting back at home and at work: late January round-up

Just a short post this time, I mainly wanted to share two stories. First, from Nottingham, is the news that the second attempt at evicting the Crawfords has once again been blocked by a huge crowd of hundreds of people … Continue reading

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Urgent call-out: help block the bailiffs in Nottingham this Friday

Last year, a huge crowd gathered in Nottingham to stop Sue and Tom Crawford from being evicted from their home. Now, a second eviction attempt is scheduled for Friday 23rd January. The write-up below is by their son, and is … Continue reading

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Action against rip-off temp agency, Wednesday 13th August, London

This upcoming action against a rip-off temp agency in West London looks worth attending if you can make it, or helping to publicise if you can’t: ACTION TO GET OUR HOLIDAY PAY!! We are 4 agency workers, on minimum wage, … Continue reading

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Direct action gets thousands of euros.

The La Senza dispute has become an inspiring example of how effective direct action can be: a few days into the occupation, KMPG caved in and agreed to pay all the money owed to the workers. We should be spreading … Continue reading

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Day X2: Today Lewisham, tomorrow the world!

One of the downsides to living through such exciting times is that it becomes totally impossible to keep track of everything that’s going on. Trying to provide some kind of round-up of all the different actions, and still find time … 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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