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Late August class struggle round-up and events listing

Recent events: it seems that there might be a positive end in sight for the occupation at Harland & Wolff in Belfast, as some buyers have now expressed interest in keeping the shipyard open. In Bradford, a proposed indefinite strike … Continue reading

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Mid-August antifascist and workplace round-up, and coming events

In antifascist news, Plan C, London Anarchist Federation and the Anti-Fascist Network all have posts up with reports and analysis from the last big “Free Tommy” mobilisation. On which note, if you can get down to central London on August … Continue reading

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Workplace notes and class struggle events listings for early August

Workplace notes: At homelessness charity St Mungo’s, staff are balloting for strike action over a range of issues including a demand to stop sharing information on homeless migrants with the Home Office. Over in Belfast, workers are occupying the iconic … Continue reading

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Unite day of action against Universal Credit, Thursday 1st August

As always with events of this nature, one-off days of action called by national bodies like Unite are no substitute for the ongoing work of building power among claimants at a local level and on a day-to-day basis, but they’ve … Continue reading

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Extra mid-June workplace notes: outsourced workers strike in London, fighting against union-busting in Birmingham and Merseyside

Quick updates on a few things not covered in my last post: I’d missed that there was two weeks of strike action by cleaners working in government departments, with cleaners at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office striking over pay and … 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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Uber strike May 8th, breakthrough for the Shrewsbury 24, and more

A few quick updates: Uber drivers organising through the IWGB are organising strikes in London, Glasgow, Nottingham and Birmingham as part of an international action against the company. “Uber drivers will log off the app and stage protests in London, … Continue reading

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