Tag Archives: Stansted defendants

Pouring cold water on fire and rehire: workplace round-up for early February

A quick round-up of workplace and other news: Security guards at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading are taking strike action over a pay dispute, and are due to be out from Monday 8th February to Sunday 7th March. In Hackney, … Continue reading

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The end of the affair: some reflections on 2019

The party’s over I always try to do a little end-of-year round-up thing, and had been toying with the idea of an end-of-decade one, but (as the lateness of this probably shows) I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed to even … Continue reading

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The Stansted 15 avoid jail, government carries out a mass deportation, and train guards beat Northern Rail: an eventful day

Today saw extremely mixed news on the immigration/deportation/borders front, as the Stansted 15 managed to avoid jail time, but the government successfully managed to carry out a charter flight deporting at least 15 people to Jamaica. In a statement, the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6th Feb: Justice for the Stansted 15, stop the Jamaica charter flight

It’s now been announced that Wednesday 6th, the same day as the Stansted 15 sentencing, will now see a mass deportation to Jamaica. End Deportations have put together a template letter for people to send to their MPs, and for … Continue reading

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Deliveroo couriers to strike in Bristol and London on February 1st, and events diary for February

On Friday 1st February, Deliveroo couriers in Bristol will be striking for a range of demands. They’ve said that couriers in at least 5 cities will be taking part in the action, so far the only other one I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Statement on Recent Threats to Organisations and Spaces in Leeds, and upcoming events

From Leeds Anti-Fascist Network: On Monday the 7th of January, a group of men allegedly led by Lee Scheres (a.k.a. Lee Baylan), sought to disrupt a meeting of the Socialist Party in Leeds as they discussed strategies for LGBT liberation. … Continue reading

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Starting the year off with a bang: anarchist and class struggle events listings for early 2019

A quick listing of a few things coming up in the new year: In Southwark, the campaign against the demolition of the Elephant will be starting the year off with an anti-gentrification demo on Monday 7th. The Anarchist Communist Group … Continue reading

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Stansted 15 solidarity actions, December 18th and February 4th

Two calls for solidarity with the Stansted 15: For International Migrants Day on Tuesday 18 December, activists from all over the UK will stand in solidarity with the Stansted 15, a group of people who stopped a secret charter flight … Continue reading

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This is a bad time of year to plug fundraisers, but anyway…

I appreciate that not many people have much cash spare at this time of the year, but in case anyone does, here’s a listing of a few worthy causes that’ve been asking for donations recently: A fundraiser’s been started for … Continue reading

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‘Out of control’ Home Office should have been in the dock, not us: Stansted 15 respond to guilty verdict

An emergency protest has been called for Tuesday afternoon outside the Home Office in solidarity with the defendants. The Stansted 15 will be appealing this decision, you can donate to their legal costs here. Via Lesbians and Gays Support the … Continue reading

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