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

H&M warehouse workers in Germany and H&M garment workers in India

H&M warehouse, Hamburg Workers: 2000 (one third agency workers) Pay: Permanent workers get 12.77 Euro (£9.12) per hour; temporary workers 8 Euro (£5.75) In the first issue we talked about what it was… Continue reading

Tune in! – Hot autumn/winter plans 2015/16

We’re back from our tour and want to invite you to come out to Greenford, West-London or a similarly remote corner of the internet to hatch some wicked plans. The ideas we came… Continue reading

Open letter to IWW comrades regarding Amazon

Autumnal greetings comrades! We have known some of you for a while, and met some more of you recently on our film screening ‘tour’ earlier this year. It was great to make some… Continue reading

Experiences with local trade unions in West London warehouses

We are well aware of the ideological trap: coming from a left-communist background we have to remind ourselves that an analysis of the trade unions and their role is not something that was… Continue reading