The limitations of ‘equality’ as class strategy/Book review: Trico – A victory to remember, The 1976 equal pay strike at Trico Folberth

The limitations of ‘equality’ as class strategy/Book review: Trico – A victory to remember, The 1976 equal pay strike at Trico Folberth, Brentford, by Sally Grovers and Vernon Merritt After ‘Striking Women’ by Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson [1] this is another book about a women-led strike in the west-London area – this time largely […]

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“Air to breathe” – 40 years of trade union opposition at Opel/General Motors car plant in Bochum, Germany

Labournet.tv [1] and AngryWorkers proudly present the first UK screening of a new documentary on workers’ organising at one of the most militant car factories in Germany. Thursday, 25th of April, 7pm MayDayRooms, 88 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1DH   Friday, 3rd of May, 7pm Greenford Park Residents Hall 18 Queens Avenue, Greenford UB6 9BX […]

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Defend and expand working class social space! – Thoughts on (Labour) Council cuts in Ealing, rowdy NIMBY meetings and a report of a local library worker

Ealing Council announced they wanted to close seven local libraries – giving a phoney option of running the libraries by volunteers, without proper funding. There is resistance from some UNISON folks and we try to organise meetings against these cuts. [1] A different current council project to encourage the formation of so-called ‘domiciliary care coops’ […]

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Short comments on Mike Davis’ “Old Gods and New Enigmas – Notes on Revolutionary Agency”

We decided to read and discuss Mike’s text because the question he is asking is a pertinent one: ‘who can become a social force of revolution?’ By looking at what constituted revolutionary agency during the peak-time of working class radicalism between 1870 and 1920, we can perhaps better assess our chances in the present. We […]

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IWOC and West-London Solidarity Network meeting to support Feltham youth prisoners

Together with London IWOC we organise a meeting in Southall to coordinate support and monthly stalls at Feltham youth prison. It’s working class people who suffer most, both from ‘poor on poor’ crime and from imprisonment. More policing and charity is no answer to our problems, but working class solidarity and stronger ties amongst ourselves […]

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