strikes

‘No Money, No Food!’ London UberEats workers on strike

The largest ever UberEats strike shuts down East London. This article was first published by Notes from Below.

‘It’s time to stop running away’: Wetherspoons workers ballot for strike action

Workers at two Wetherspoons pubs in Brighton are balloting for strike action over pay and union recognition. This article first appeared at Notes from Below.

Nike and the Sweatshop problem

Recent anger over Nike's current endorsement deal reminded me of a period in the 1990s when Nike was facing consumer anger of its labour practices and a strike by Indonesian workers at one of its factories.

Iran: Two weeks of strikes by the Haft Tappeh sugar workers

Sugar cane cutters at the Haft Tappeh sugar factory have been out on strike for two weeks over non-payment of wages.

Oiseau-tempête : Second issue

Oiseau-tempête

This is a translation of a magazine published by a french collective from 1997 to 2006. The original issues can be found here, in French.

Summary of the second issue (fall 1997) :
-THE IMMIGRANT AND THE « LAW OF POPULATION » IN MODERN CAPITALISM
-WHAT'S UP WITH THE GREEKS ?
-JUNE 36 : BEHIND THE SCENES
-SERGE BRICIANER, SHADES OF BLACK AND BRIGHT RED.
-THE MYTHS OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE
-THE LOVES OF ART AND MONEY
-« DECHERVELAGE »

The March Intifada - Bahrain, 1965

The March Intifada in Bahrain, 1965 began with the laying off of hundreds of workers at the Bahrain Petroleum Company, school students protested, were suppressed by the military, and things developed into a general strike against British rule. Bahrain joined the UAE in 1968, and annual protests continued until 1972.

Operation Sold Out II: The Failed General Strike in British Columbia in 2004 – Paul Finch

Operation Sold Out II: The Failed General Strike in British Columbia in 2004 – P

This essay, on the brewing general strike that nearly erupted across British Columbia in 2004 but ultimately failed, looks at what brought on the strike, how the strike caught steam then crumbled, and the lessons we can learn moving forward. It was published in the Northeastern Anarchist (#10, Spring/Summer 2005) – the English-language magazine of the Northeastern Federation of Anarchist-Communists (NEFAC).

As #August21 prison strike approaches, repression against organizers escalates

A look at the co-ordinated clampdown targeting a number of prominent prison organizers in the run-up to the national prison strike set to begin on August 21st.

E07: The West Virginia mine wars, 1902-1922

Striking West Virginia miner, 1921

Podcast episode on the West Virginia mine wars 1902-1922. We speak with Catherine Moore and others from the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum, as well as some striking West Virginia teachers about the conflicts, and how they are remembered today.

Amazon Strikes on Prime Day

Amazon warehouse workers came out on strike against appalling conditions for three days from July 16th in Madrid. 96% of the workers came out on strike. Many of these are temps. On the second day of the strike, workers were brutally attacked by riot police in an unprovoked attack resulting in several beatings.