On Tuesday 7th May, Cap Gemini’sÂ serene offices in Vauxhall, South London were once again rocked by a surprise visit by the Cleaners and activists of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain (IWGB). The dispute started when a senior manager told the predominately Latin American cleaners that they could never be British because “they were […]
By Farzana Rahman / @bananarahmana
Last night, my sort ofÂ boyfriendÂ was competing in an “amateur” cage-fight. It was his 6th since he took up the sport. He’s not pro, doesn’t want to become pro, but enjoys the training and the discipline that comes with cage-fighting. His day job is a Physiotherapist and Sports Masseur. I’m competing in […]
Over the last couple of years more and more official Metropolitan Police twitter accounts have popped up. These are part of the Metâ€™s wider media operation, although the individual accounts are often controlled much further down the ranks – hence the ability not to spell â€œbeggarsâ€ correctly.Â And yesterday, theseÂ twoÂ tweetsÂ (pictured above) were posted by a […]Read more →
The militant cleaners of the Industrial Workers of Great Britain (IWGB) once again launched a surprise demonstration against racist bosses on Friday 3rd May. The migrant workers are fighting bullying managers and standing up to racism and sexism in the workplace.
The two videos below show their latest action in Canary Wharf, in the offices of […]
By Luqman Onikosi
A migrantâ€™s life is full of uncertainty. For international students, foreign investors or skilled migrants, we have to justify ourselves in order to be given the chance to stay alive. How can we do this? In a system that decides who lives and dies on the basis of economics and race, our chances […]
From The Industrial Workers of Great Britain
ISS Services claim to make “quality cleaning a priority”, but their cleaners do not feel prioritised. In March, the company made their highest ever profits and the cleaners asked for a raise from the legal minimum wage to the London Living Wage. They were met with dismissals and racial […]
Comrades and Friends, today on 24th April, we celebrate Mumiaâ€™s birthday. Mumia is a political prisoner framed for his political beliefs, this is evident from his FBI files which shows that the state had him under surveillance sinceÂ he was 14 years old and joined the Black Panther Party.
We celebrate his life of commitment to struggle […]
By Justin / @justinthelibsoc
The name Stephen Lawrence always generates mixed feelings when I hear it. I am taken to think acutely about the sorrow of his family and those who knew and loved him. Also when I think of those who continued and continue the fight for justice long after the initial police investigation, a […]
By Dean Atta / @DeanAtta
We re-publish this video as part of our memorial to Stephen Lawrence on the 20th Anniversary of his murder.
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Twenty years ago on this day, Stephen Lawrence was murdered. We commemorate his life and his family’s grief and struggle for justice by hosting this film made by Paul Greengrass for Britain’s ITV channel in 1999. I watched this film when it was first broadcasted, it chilled me as I had been in similar circumstance […]Read more →
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