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Deliveroo riders strike back against cuts to shifts in London, Leeds and Nottingham

Deliveroo riders took action across London, Leeds and Nottingham over the weekend of the 12th-13th July in response to punitive new policies from management that would cut hours for motorbike couriers in London and cyclists elsewhere.

Extinction Rebellion: Not the Struggle we Need, Pt. 1

The first of a three-part critique of Extinction Rebellion, focussing on their attitudes towards the police, legal system and prison.

Capitalism's New Economy: The Value of Capitalist Services

This second article in our series examines what is meant by ‘services’ and their apparently key role in the richest capitalist states where moving away from production of commodities is regarded as essential to economic advancement. Indeed, despite the setback of the 2007/8 financial crash, World Bank figures show that ‘services’ represent a higher proportion of GDP for the world economy as a whole. For the UK 77.4% of GDP was attributed to ‘services’ in 2018.

Thunberg's Call for General Strikes: The Confusions of a Liberal Protest

The Youth Climate Protest have turned to the mass strike as a weapon of protest. Unconsciously, they have grafted one of the major elements in the struggle for working class revolution onto their "utopian-reformist" demands. In doing so they distort the real meaning of such a strike.

Capitalism's New Economy: The Case of the UK

The article here, the first in a series on what was then dubbed the "new economy", originally appeared in the CWO's political journal, Revolutionary Perspectives, in 2005.

WorkersWildWest no.9

Latest issue of our workers' newspaper - an experimental building block of a political working class organisation. We distribute 2,000 copies in front of local factories, warehouses, at Heathrow airport, job centres, housing estates. Give us a hand if you are around...

Mutu: rethinking our radical media

Pic: Henry Langston

Is anarchist media in Britain doing enough to promote struggle and radical ideas? How could we be doing things differently? A look at the French Mutu Network can provide ideas about how to create a radical media rooted in our communities and struggles for a better world.

1974: The Brockwell 3

Account of student protests against the assault and arrest of three Black youths in 1970s Brixton.

The Jamaican Emigrants - Freedom Press

A contemporary Freedom Press editorial from June 26th, 1948 on Jamaican 'Windrush' immigrants and British emigrants.

Climate grief, climate anger

Climate strike, Nottingham, Market Square, 2019.

Climate grief can turn to climate anger, which can be a powerful force for change