Tag Archives: Sheffield

All-out strike action against jobcentre closures in Sheffield

At the moment, there’s a large-scale programme of jobcentre closures happening. Although this is clearly a national issue, the PCS seem to only be responding at a local level, and by far the most determined resistance has come from staff … Continue reading

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Upcoming bookfairs: Cardiff and further

Just a quick post to plug the fact that there’s a few anarchist and radical bookfairs happening across various areas in the next few months, starting with Cardiff this weekend: After that, March is a bit quiet (at least for … 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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Some signs of life.

News round-up: The class war continues to heat up in the US as Wisconsin slowly moves towards a general strike. A high school walkout on Friday got a response from around the country, firefighters managed to shut down a bank … 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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