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Anarchist tactic for Palestine

British anarchist Albert Meltzer's commentary on the Britain-Israel-Palestine crisis circa 1939.

The Imprisoned Worker Newsletter

This zine has been put together by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Incarcerated Workers’ Organising Committee (IWOC) in Wales, Ireland, Scotland and England. It aims to provide a platform for prisoners, ex-prisoners and fellow workers to educate and organise one another in order to agitate against the prison-industrial-complex.

23-year-old Sudanese man killed during immigration raid in Wales

Graffiti reading "no borders, no one is illegal"

A 23-year-old Sudanese man was tragically killed during an immigration raid on Saturday, 30 June in Newport, Wales. Immigration officers arrived at his workplace causing the workers to flee, and the Sudanese man who has not been identified in the press ran onto a roof to escape, fell through and died.

Riders unite: a wave of struggles in the gig economy

Deliveroo_riders_strike

Food delivery couriers working for Deliveroo, Foodora and Uber Eats are at the frontlines of the fight against precarious work in the gig economy, and their campaign is becoming ever more connected and coordinated.

In this collection of videos and reports, labournet.tv tells the story of how a huge wave of precarious riders' struggles has spread across Europe to Hong Kong and Sydney since 2016 - an inspiring visual account of their campaign.

Grenfell Tower – the smoke & the mirrors

There is an ever-growing stream of media commentary on the Grenfell fire, increasing daily as the public enquiry unfolds. There are some elements in the media with the goal of obscuring or excusing the plain facts as part of a pre-emptive defence manoeuvre to protect those most implicated in what caused the fire and the 72 deaths. That they feel the need to use such distortions to defend the Grenfell landlords and those who ordered and oversaw the Grenfell refurbishment that fitted the lethal cladding only increases the suggestion of a general doubt on all sides about their innocence.

A Brighton tenant successfully organises to beat deposit theft

Housing Union in Brighton, UK successfully organised with a tenant who was facing a £510 deduction to her deposit. The amount was repaid in full after a roughly three week campaign. Below, the tenant explains the situation she was in, as well as her experience of the campaign and the affect it had on her.

Appendix: original J18 proposal and flyers

An appendix to the "Reflections on J18" collection, containing the texts of the original J18 proposal and the leaflets, referred to in some of the discussion papers.

June 18th - a personal view

A contribution to the "Reflections on J18" collection.

Poor Substitute

A contribution to the "Reflections on J18" collection, originally from an article in Freedom newspaper.