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A few snap-shots of recent post-Brexit developments in the UK

This is a discussion paper presented at the AngryWorkers gathering in Sheffield. Short minutes of the discussion after the text

Workers in Northern Ireland

Interview on the global ‘chip crisis’

The global supply-chain crisis affects all kind of sectors – there are currently neither wet-wipes, rice crispies nor blood transfusion tubes available at the hospital where some of us work, due to supply-side problems. The major shortage, though, relates to microchips. We translated this article written by comrades from Wildcat. It will surprise many of us to read how labour intensive nano-chip production actually is…

NHS pay dispute from below – Online newsletter no.2

Minor Threats And Attacks – 45 years of political experience in India

The National Liberation Struggle. Some personal experiences from Southern Africa

Fellow health workers – We have to take this struggle into our own hands – Leaflet

This is a longer version of a leaflet that we wrote for the current pay campaign in general and the day of action on the 3rd of July in concrete. If you want us to send you copies for your local protests, please contact us at: healthworkersunited@protonmail.com

Learning processes – On recent working class movements in the Middle-East

HeathrowWorkersPower - Thoughts and news on direct action

At Heathrow, once we’ve decided what we want, what actions shall we take to get it? And what can our method of action tell us about what we want? Some recent events might give us some hints.

Decline of the USA, Rise of the Struggles?

The USA, as the world’s leading capitalist nation, is economically, politically and morally bankrupt.

Heathrow Workers' Newsletter No.5

Learning from health workers in Argentina – On the current rebellion in Neuquén

Here in the UK we face a difficult situation in the health sector, people are tired, they survive on low wages, they fear changes such as privatisation. We haven’t found our own ways yet to do something about this. Health workers in Argentina don’t have it easier than us. Their conditions are similarly bad, if not worse. But they have found ways to make themselves heard.

China: Neijuan - New Wildcat article

We translated this new Wildcat article, written by a comrade who has been living in China for a while. Click here for the original article.

Editorial #2 -Thoughts on Bessemer

A Plague on Both Your Houses – The Position of the Working Class in the Current Crisis

This pamphlet is product of our collective debate and conversations with fellow workers over recent months. You can read a summary of over a dozen interviews about changing power-relations during the lockdown here. Feel free to print this text as a pamphlet and share it with your comrades and co-workers.

French lessons – What we can learn from the 1988 hospital workers’ strike coordinations in France

We translated the following two texts from 1988, because we think that there are still things we can learn from the strike movement back then. Today in the UK we are confronting similar questions: how can we organise the struggle for higher wages in the NHS and defeat the insulting 1% pay offer? How can we overcome divisions into different unions and professional groups and regions (e.g. with the government in Scotland offering a still puny 4% increase)