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Early August round-up: Minnesota, Ferguson, Lebanon, Iran and more

A quick round-up of some UK and international developments: In Bristol, the local IWW branch have been active in supporting a strike by Romanian agricultural workers. There doesn’t seem to be a full write-up of the situation anywhere yet, but … Continue reading

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Builder’s Crack film premiere, Thursday 30th July, and more workplace and repression news and events

A few events listings: On Tuesday 28th, minicab drivers organised through the drivers’ branch of the IWGB are holding a car demo in London demanding that the congestion charge exemption for cab drivers be restored. On Thursday 30th, a long-lost … Continue reading

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Tolpuddle Martyrs online festival, Tower Hamlets strike continues, and more

Recent news: the Manchester airport construction dispute continues, as rank-and-file construction workers recently occupied the Granada TV studios at Media City to draw attention to the ongoing issue of unpaid wages. The Let’s Get Rooted project continue to come out … Continue reading

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NHS RIP?

To start off with, thoughts on the Tower Hamlets EDL demo: clearly, overall the state was in control the whole day, which is never good news for us. There were three moments that were clear positives on the day: the … Continue reading

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It only takes one spark…

At the moment, there’s a lot of fuss being made about the English Defence League’s threatened march through Tower Hamlets. So far, there’s only one aspect of the story which has really caught my attention, which is the threat by … Continue reading

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Day X3, 9th December: They won the vote, but who won the riot?

Something really good has happened. I can’t say about anywhere else, but where I live the ice is starting to melt. This is nice in and of itself, because it means you can walk up the street without risking falling … Continue reading

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