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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...

Strikes and victories for outsourced workers across London

UVW members in the foyer of the Hilton.

Workers organised with the United Voices of the World union have been busy in London recently, fighting back against outsourcing and poverty pay everywhere from Chanel and the Hilton to the Trocadero and University of Greenwich.

IWW Deliveroo riders strike and blockade in London

IWW Deliveroo picket, Swiss Cottage, London.

Deliveroo riders organising with the London IWW have been taking spontaneous action for improved wages and working conditions, shutting down one of Deliveroo's 'dark kitchens' in Swiss Cottage, North-West London.

TEFL Workers' Union launched in London

IWW members in London are building a union for all workers in the TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) industry. If you work in a language school anywhere in the UK and would like to get involved, please contact us at tefl@iww.org.uk or through our facebook page.

A brief account of the Stop 'The City' protests - Dave (London Greenpeace)

A brief account of the Stop 'The City' protests (1983/4 London) concentrating on attitudes to police repression.

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Stop The City 1983/4 - Documentation and Attitudes To Policing

A brief account of the 'Stop The City' protests 1983/4, concentrating on attitudes to possible and actual police repression - and efforts to ensure effective protests.

For The Conference Against Police Repression
Haringey, 14th September 1985

Also includes leaflets and discussion documents produced by those involved at the time:

1958 Notting Hill race riots

1958 Notting Hill race riots.

Ron Ramdin's history on the 1958 Notting Hill 'race riots', which saw mass racial violence last for several days over a wide area of West London as groups of white people, often Teddy Boys or individuals linked to far-right organisations, would attack black individuals as they walked through the streets or sometimes even at their homes.

The London Years - Rudolf Rocker

A first hand account of legendary anarcho-syndicalist Rudolf Rocker's years in London, where he became involved in the Jewish anarchist movment of the East End. In his time in London, he helped set up the Jewish Bakers' Union, organised mass demonstrations as well as the 1912 Jewish tailor's strike.

Dockers Against Racism: an interview with Micky Fenn

Micky Fenn, docker, socialist and anti-fascist.

Interview with Micky Fenn, a socialist and trade unionist on the London Docks, discussing how he and other dock workers confronted racism among their workmates, particularly after the notorious dockers' strike in support of Enoch Powell and his racist, anti-migrant politics.