Discussion Paper and Minutes: Meeting on Crisis and Class Struggle in the UK – Liverpool, September 2014
A reportback by Guy Cheverton of a conference of the Spanish syndicalist union, the CGT. We do not necessarily agree with some of the points made, but reproduce for reference.
In the run up to the London 2012 Olympics Newham council gradually emptied the nearby Carpenters Estate of tenants. In March 2010 a small anarchist newsheet, the East End Howler, interviewed one of the remaining tenants. In light of the recent occupation of the estate by Focus E15 Mothers we're republishing the interview here to provide a bit of background.
A couple of decades on after the publication of the controversial Solidarity pamphlet on the lump (a way of casualising construction work), Dave Walton, a former construction worker looks back on it and the struggles of the time.