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Chelsea Manning enters indefinite detention after being found in contempt of court

Arrest comes just days after refusal to testify at grand jury summons.

Between rhetoric and reality: Evaluating the Oakland teachers’ strike

The budget cuts immediately following the Oakland teachers' strike raise important questions about the union's strategy.

Judge rejects Chelsea Manning's request to quash grand jury subpoena

Manning vows to continue to fight after judge rejects her request to avoid grand jury testimony.

Not a single wheel can turn: Further thoughts on organising and mobilising in the “gig” economy

A report on Deliveroo riders in Manchester taking their second day of strike action. Originally published on the New Syndicalist.

Teachers' Strike in Oakland

The seven-day strike in Oakland was part of a series of recent teachers' strikes in the U.S.

Mexico: Metalworkers, universities join strike wave as 90,000 Walmart workers threaten to walk out

Dozens of maquiladora plants that agreed to the “20-32”—a 20 percent raise and a bonus of 32,000 pesos (US$1,700)—demanded by workers in Matamoros, Mexico, are escalating their reprisals against the historic wave of strikes that began in the city on January 12. This has included thousands of firings.

Class War 09/2019: “Yellow vests”

We published recently on our blog, as we had access to them and they reached us, some documents produced by and around the “yellow vest” movement that has been shaking France since several weeks. The following is a kind of introduction to all of them (an introduction that we usually publish before, indeed).

A Desperate Venezuela Today

A statement from the FAU (Uruguayan Anarchist Federation) on the current situation in Venezuela. First published at Revolt Against Plenty.

West Virginia Walkout Beats Back Neoliberal Education Bill

A #55Strong Update on the Omnibus Bill Walkouts From a West Virginia Teacher. This story was first published by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation.

Deliveroo Couriers Strike Against Poverty Pay – Manchester, 26th Feb!

On Tuesday 26th February between 11am and 7pm, Deliveroo couriers in Manchester will be striking in protest of the company’s recent cuts to pay and the poor working conditions they endure.