UK

Death Notice: Phil Windsor R.I.P

Death notice for a revolutionary hero.

Kill the Bill? Change the System!

Leaflet distributed by the CWO at various Kill the Bill protests happening around the UK.

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.

UK Asylum Policy: No Sanctuary from Capitalism

Asylum has long been a thorny issue for the British ruling class. As a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention the UK is obliged to grant asylum when, in the opinion of the Home Office, an asylum seeker has demonstrated that they have a well founded fear of persecution on the grounds of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group. Yet asylum seekers are continuously vilified in the popular press as criminals and scroungers overwhelming the benefits system, the vitriol often being fuelled by the cynical statements of government ministers.

Liverpool Anarchist #11

Latest issue of the Liverpool Anarchist with articles on the Kill the Bill protests, the 1913 porridge strike, electricians against deskilling and legal advice for protesters.

ContraFlow newsletter

Partial online archive of ContraFlow - a free anarchist (etc) newsheet published in London from 1993-1998.

ContraFlow was part of the European Counter Network.

PDFs courtesy of Spirit of Revolt archive and other online sources.

Notes On Squatting And Social Housing - Mike

An overview of the history of squatting in the UK and associated struggles, from London Notes #1 1992.

Eat the rich: My experience in hospitality work during the pandemic

With a provisional date set for the gradual reopening of the hospitality sector in UK, now seems a prescient moment to reflect upon the experiences of hospitality staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Deliveroo workers to strike over exploitative practices and low pay

Hundreds of Deliveroo riders from across the UK are expected to strike in an action to coincide with the company’s IPO valuation, taking place on the 7th of April. This article was first published by Freedom News.

7 Lies Police Have Told You About The Bristol Protests

The police have been desperate to build a narrative of valiant officers defending Bristol from dangerous thugs, but the truth is very different, and they have started to trip over their own lies.