A friend works as a maintenance engineer at Heathrow airport. You can read about working conditions and organising efforts below – a shorter version will be distributed to Heathrow workers in WorkersWildWest no.9. If you want to get involved in our modest organising efforts in and around Heathrow, drop us a line: firstname.lastname@example.orgContinue reading #London: Workers’ power at #Heathrow airport – a Report
Stand Up To Racism/Unite Against Fascism (which I will treat as interchangeable from this point) already has a less than stellar reputation among anti-fascists, and their behaviour on the mobilisation against Tommy Robinson on the 9th of December has done nothing to challenge that reputation. As a participant in that mobilisation, my ground level experience of events is obviously incomplete and even before that day I had no love for the Socialist Worker Party, which Stand Up To Racism is widely agreed to be a front organisation for, but what I did see was a stab in the back of the broader anti-fascist movement involved in the mobilisation.
But before the events of the day, some background…Continue reading #London: Building coalitions outside SUTR/SWP (9th Dec write up)
The Stansted 15 protesters, who stopped a government deportation flight from taking off in March last year, have today (December 10) been found guilty of breaching terror laws.Continue reading #UK: ‘Out of control’ Home Office should have been in the dock, not us: #Stansted15 respond to guilty verdict
Over 10,000 people protested against fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’ (TR) in central London on Sunday.Continue reading #London: Inspiring day for anti fascists opposing ‘Tommy Robinson’ & UKIP
London: Here’s the latest on what will be one of the biggest and most important mobilisations against the far-right this year. In Liverpool the far right will also try to take the streets, anti-fascists are mobilizing for counter protests.
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London: Fifteen people are currently standing trial for stopping a deportation flight from London Stansted Airport to Nigeria in March 2017.
Brighton and Hove, UK: Whitehawk Hill is threatened by the building of five high rise blocks which will smash the Local Nature Reserve in two. On December 2, 2018, we will be walking the boundaries of our Common, passing its many boundary stones and marks, in defence of our common. On December 6 there will be demo in front of Hove town hall.
In the collective memory of the 1930s, we think of the decade as one in which the left was always destined to out-number the right (at least in Britain, France…). So that big set-piece occasions, such as the Battle of Cable Street, saw huge left-wing crowds outnumber a much smaller fascist contingent, with the police intervening on behalf of the beleaguered right. But the 1930s didn’t begin like that. Between about 1930 and spring 1934 the news filled with repeated fascist victories: the NSDAP breakthrough in Germany 1930, the consolidation of their vote in two elections in 1932, Hitler’s accession to power January in 1933. The defeat of the Viennese Socialists in 1934…
Post-election notice by Brazilian Women Against Fascism UK about the victory of the neo-fascist candidate of the far-right Jair Bolsonaro.