Amazon Poland: Over 2000 people want to go on strike but restrictive Polish labor laws prohibit it

English translation of the German article: http://www.heise.de/tp/artikel/48/48638/1.html Ralf Ruckus and Jan Podróżny (June 26, 2016) PDF-File: RUCKUS_PODROZNY_2016_Amazon-Poland_2000-workers-want-strike In Germany since 2013, workers organized in the Ver.di trade union at the online mail order business,… Continue reading

Tragedy and comedy in the UK – A short report

Yesterday’s pig heads, Corbyn-mania, Brexit or business as usual – Tragedy and comedy in the UK – A short report Dear fellow travellers, for an international meeting of like-minded rebels we wrote a… Continue reading

From Greenford with Love: Libcom Interview

Dear libcom crew, Thanks a lot for inviting us to be interviewed! The answers to your questions are below, but before we start, we would like to take a moment to question your… Continue reading

Snap-Shots on West London Workers’ History

Beyond White City – Some Snap-Shots on West London Workers’ History In order to get our heads around Greenford, Southall, Park Royal area today, seeing how this area developed over the last century… Continue reading

Crisis of family and friends: Working class experiences from west London

The crisis of the family as a way to live together and bring up kids is nothing new. Working class families have always been portrayed as chaotic (missing dads, single/teenage mums, feral kids),… Continue reading

Pushing Dust – Work Report from Greenford Street Cleansing Gangs

We had been distributing WorkersWildWest at Greenford refuse/street cleansing and local bus depot before and talked to some guys, so when the road sweeper job came up I took it. Street sweeping is… Continue reading

Welcome to the jungle – Working and struggling in Amazon warehouses

The following article is an extension of an article we have written for the third edition of our irregular west London worker’s newspaper, WorkersWildWest, out in early 2016. It is the second part… Continue reading

Amazon in India – The E-Commerce Jungle and Workers’ Reality

(Amazon warehouse in the hinterland of Delhi) 3rd of November 2015: around 100 workers of the food delivery / e-commerce startup company, Tiny Owl, occupy their office in Pune and lock in their… Continue reading

Contribution to class/gender debate

A response to Maya John’s ‘Class Societies and Sexual Violence: Towards a Marxist Understanding of Rape’ Background The text below has come out of various discussions in London, Berlin and Delhi about a… Continue reading

Slow-down at Sainsburys warehouse in Greenford

Auriol Drive, Greenford, UB6 0TP Workers: 400, including around 100 drivers and 40 IT-contract workers for Sainsbury’s Pay: £6.70 for temps, (£7.70 after 6pm), £9.15 for permanents There would be a lot of… Continue reading