Tag Archives: Tony Cox

Early July round-up: cleaners, disability assessments, carers and more…

First off, there’s a few upcoming events this week that look worthwhile: Throughout the whole week, the Universities and Colleges Union will be taking local actions as part of their ongoing pay dispute. The week of 11-15 July sees Edge … Continue reading

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Upcoming dates in workplace and welfare struggles, late June-early July

A few important upcoming dates: The amazing cleaners who’ve been organising though the United Voices of the World union in London are currently on an all-out indefinite strike at 100 Wood Street, and have been for over a week. They’re … Continue reading

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Repression round-up: news from courts and prisons in the UK, Eastern Europe and the USA

A brief disclaimer: I’d been working on this post on and off for a few days now. The fascist killing yesterday feels like it needs some kind of a response, but I don’t know exactly what, and I really don’t … Continue reading

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Boxing day round-up: news of repression, housing struggles, workplace disputes and more

It’s been a while, but I’ve finally got around to catching up with the news and events I’ve been meaning to share over the last month or two. In repression news, Shilan Ozcelik is still inside after having been convicted … Continue reading

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Late October round-up: speaking tours, court dates, eviction resistance and more

Another round-up of upcoming events and the like: Following on from the bookfair, there are at least two speaking tours happening with anarchist speakers visiting the country: scott crow will be speaking at various locations on creating power from below … Continue reading

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Early October class struggle round-up: couriers, construction workers, and call centre staff fighting back

A few recent wins in the class struggle: Up North, Newcastle SolFed are reporting that they’ve won a substantial wage theft campaign against a call centre in Newcastle, and promise a fuller report coming soon. Down in London, the Independent … Continue reading

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Stand with Bahar Mustafa and Tony Cox: once again on free speech and liberty

When I first heard about the controversy over Bahar Mustafa making some jokes on the internet, I dismissed it as being pretty much a big fuss over nothing: some students with nothing better to do getting all worked up over … Continue reading

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Sometimes, solidarity means annoying jobcentre managers: stand with Tony Cox!

Tony Cox was arrested back in January after Arbroath Jobcentre management called the police on him to stop him assisting a vulnerable claimant during a jobcentre interview. Now, all these months later, he’s due back in court in October, and … Continue reading

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There’s a row going on down near Slough: events in September

Just a quick reminder of a few upcoming events (mainly because it’s not every day you get to a chance to use this title): This Saturday, Berkshire antifascists will be taking to the streets to stop the Berkshire Infidels in … Continue reading

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Dangerous talk: things I’ve learned from the media in the last few weeks

Things I’ve learnt from the media recently: If a specialist professional commentator – a journalist, academic, or someone like that – wants to say something, then that’s free speech and debate, and everyone should pay attention to their opinion. If … Continue reading

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