Tag Archives: spycops

Spycops, union victimisation, and action against Kier’s prison profiteering

A few quick notes: Tomorrow, Tuesday April 20th, Kate Wilson will be appearing in court in London as part of an ongoing case she’s bringing against the cops who spied on her: “Kate Wilson was deceived into a long term … Continue reading

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Repression/legal/prison news for mid-November, and other notes

On the legal/repression front in the UK, the big news in recent weeks has been the start of the undercover policing inquiry. On that note, I can’t really add anything to the work of the Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance, who’ve … Continue reading

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Class struggle news and events round-up for early March

Another round-up of recent news and upcoming events: In some good news for renters, two different women have won out-of-court settlements from “No DSS” letting agents – there’s no specific ban on the practice, but it seems that letting agents … Continue reading

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Support Kate Wilson against spycops in court, and new fundraiser for Eric King launched

Two very quick updates: Police Spies Out of Lives and the Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance are inviting everyone to join Kate Wilson in or outside court on the morning of Thursday 27th. In their words: “Join us outside court on … Continue reading

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New solidarity network launched in Croydon, and other class struggle news and events for mid-February

Another quick round-up of class struggle news and events, mostly workplace-related: Down at the sarf end of sarf lahndahn, a new solidarity project is forming in Croydon, inspired by the general approach of the Angry Workers of the World. In … Continue reading

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Quick mid-November round-up of radical and workplace news

Your semi-regular-ish round-up of workplace goings-on and other stuff that might be of interest: The Angry Workers of the World have just compiled their “system series” into a single pamphlet, which looks like a decent accessible introduction to what capitalism … Continue reading

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New blacklist film released, and other class struggle event listings

For various reasons,  I’ve not found the time to do a proper round-up in a while. This still isn’t as comprehensive as I’d like, but will hopefully do until I can get more into the swing of things. Solidarity, a … Continue reading

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Mid-June events listings: Peterloo, Orgreave, letting fees and more

A quick listing of a few upcoming events: On Thursday 13th, the People’s History Museum in Manchester will be hosting a discussion on “From Peterloo to Orgreave” with the Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign. Following on from that, Saturday 15th … Continue reading

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International repression news: Bulgaria, Belarus, Indonesia, the US and more

In Bulgaria, antifascist prisoner and prison organiser Jock Palfreeman continues his hunger strike, which has now gone on for a month. The Bulgarian families and friends of prisoners group write: “Jock Palfreeman’s hunger strike is in its 30th day today, … Continue reading

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New resources: analysis of revolt in the service sector, and a database of known spycops

A few resources that have come out over the last few days: Notes from Below have published a new mini-issue focusing on the service sector strikes at the start of October, which looks well worth a read: “This mini-issue reflects … Continue reading

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