Edinburgh

Edinburgh IWW statement on Scotrail/RMT railworkers strikes

in 2016 the RMT trade union conducted a serious of strikes over the issue of Driver Only Operated trains. Edinburgh IWW offered a statement in support and their solidarity.

Action Against Austerity Founding Leaflet (July 2015)

Action Against Austerity is a grassroots network of anti-austerity groups based in Scotland. We created this text to found the network but it didn't quite go according to plan...

COUNTER INFORMATION no.58 Winter 2003/2004

COUNTER INFORMATION was a news-sheet produced by an independent collective based in Glasgow and Edinburgh in Scotland. Their aim was to assist in the struggle to overthrow all oppression and exploitation and create a co-operative world without relationships of domination and submission

Migrant Workers Organising in Scotland

Creating Self-Reproducing Movements: #Justice4Carers, migrants’ struggles and beyond.

FROM YES TO ACTION | JOINT STATEMENT ON POST-REFERENDUM ORGANISING

After the failed Scottish Independence referendum in which a large percentage of people voted for Yes(independence), ACE, ECAP, Edinburgh IWW, Edinburgh Afed and others got together to write a statement and a vision for moving forward. This was the text of that attempt which led to the creation of the Action Against Austerity network.

AUTONOMOUS CENTRE OF EDINBURGH - What we believe and do

The Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh (ACE) is a self-managed, independent social centre run entirely by the people and the groups involved. It works on a non-hierarchical basis: no bosses, no managers and all decisions are made collectively centered on its monthly assembly.

Defend the Right to be Accompanied at Job Centre Interviews.

On Monday 3rd October (2016) demonstrators will be descending on High Riggs jobcentre at Tollcross in Edinburgh. From noon till 2pm protestors will be insisting that “Advocacy is not a crime” and that the DWP must recognise the right of all claimants to be accompanied at all benefits interviews. What’s this all about?

Who really owns the city?

The Edinburgh council politics of Disneyfication of the city centre is in front of us. We see it in the never ending festival nightmare that haunts the whole city, and invades the city centre. Some people might even like it, performers take over the city centre, every street and location is filled with comedy, music and art, but often behind a curtain of light entertainment there is a different picture.