By Dave Elliot, co-author with Hilary Wainwright ofÂ The Lucas Plan; a new trade unionism in the making?
Over the years the trade union movement has often led radical challenges to existingÂ ways of doing things, including initiatives to improve not just the health and safety ofÂ the workforce, but also, during a period of increased worker militancy in […]Read more →
Nine protesters who shut down Aberdeen airport in March last year have been found guilty of breach of the peace. The charges were significantly reduced over the course of the two week trial, with all vandalism charges being dropped.
The jury in Aberdeen – the oil capital of Europe, were the first to hear evidence from […]
After Monday nightâ€™s mini-spill outside the Tate Britain, enacted by the artist-activist group Liberate Tate, there has been a flow (â€˜scuse the pun) of press coverage from around the world, opening up the debate around corporate sponsorship of the arts (which is, in my personal opinion, a victory in itself).
Much of the arguments that are […]
The Climate9 defence committee are incorporate a wide group of organisations and individuals who support the actions of anti-aviation campaigners who took direct action against airport expansion in Aberdeen in March 2009. These 9 activists now face a court case which could get them years in prison.
This morning, they have become defendants in the most […]
From Australia’s Construction Forestry Mining Energy Union
Same old bosses, always whinging.Read more →
By Hanna Thomas
A few years ago I was at drama school, waiting to launch myself into the world of showbiz and being prepped for life out in the â€œindustryâ€. This consisted mainly of being told to lose half my body weight, wear chicken fillets and look either more or less asian (pretty hard for a […]
by Colombia Solidarity Campaign
EMERGENCY PICKET OF BP HQ IN LONDON
VICTORY TO COLOMBIAN OILWORKERS!Read more →
Official launch of the Climate9 public campaign – defending grassroots climate action in the face of political failure. Speakers include top human rights lawyer Gareth Peirce, Civil Rights and Anti Racist Activist Suresh Grover with more to be announced.
Climate9 ‘Climate Defence Is Not An Offence’ Poster To avoid disappointment RSVP ASAP to firstname.lastname@example.org
From Workers’ Climate Action:
On Saturday 22 May, Workersâ€™ Climate Action will be organising a critical mass bike ride in solidarity with the BA cabin crew workersâ€™ struggle and in defence of the right to strike.
British Airways bosses have once again secured a high court injunction against the strike on the basis of […]
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