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Prisons update for mid-November, take two: updates on Herman Bell, Kara Wild and others

Having just published a round-up of prison-related news a few days ago, a whole bunch of stuff’s gone up since then that seems worth including: Kara Wild, the Chicago anarchist convicted of helping damage a cop car during the revolt … Continue reading

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Legal/courts/prisons update for mid-November

A few pieces of news related to courts, prisons and the legal system: Here in the UK, the Clydeside IWW are asking people to join them at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday December 7th to support one of their members … Continue reading

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Mid-November round-up of workplace and social struggles

In workplace news, housing maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester have just voted for an extensive programme of strike action as part of their long-running dispute over pay and conditions, with a total of 49 days’ strike action planned … Continue reading

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Early September round-up of repression, workplace, housing and other news

A round-up of a few ongoing struggles and upcoming events: The Smash IPP campaign to free the prisoners condemned to endless sentences by a particularly cruel and ill-thought-out Blair government policy is keeping busy. They’re currently asking people to email … Continue reading

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Mid-July repression round-up

There’s an enormous amount of stuff going on. In particular, it seems like there’s a surge of stuff connected to prisons, repression and the legal system right now, so here’s a quick round-up of stuff focused on that: Here in … Continue reading

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Support Dane Powell, first anti-Trump protestor to be jailed

Dane Powell, one of the 200+ people arrested for allegedly taking part in the disruption of Trump’s inauguration, has pled guilty to two charges and been jailed for four months. You can donate to his commissary here, buy him books … Continue reading

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Early July round-up of workplace and repression news

Another quick round-up of ongoing workplace and legal/repression stuff: The Woolwich Ferry dispute, which has been running since last winter, has been resolved in what the unions are describing as a victory, with the two managers at the heart of … Continue reading

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