UK

Scots truckers strike against Tesco

Tesco distribution director Laurie McIlwee: not a happy chappy

Eddie Stobart drivers have refused to scab on their Tesco counterparts and deliver supplies to Scottish supermarkets this bank holiday weekend.

Bin workers fight cuts with unofficial work to rule

Rubbish piles up in Breckland

Refuse collectors in Breckland began taking on-the-job action on Monday in a dispute over job cuts.

Parking attendants wildcat in Manchester

A parking attendant

A wildcat strike by parking attendants in Manchester over a sub-inflation pay offer has cost the employer thousands of pounds in unissued fines.

Libcom's Eye-Spy at the Anarchist Bookfair

Libcom's own version of the popular in-car children's game involving regular sights at the annual Anarchist Bookfair in London.

Open meeting to set up a London anarchist youth network - meeting minutes

The minutes of a meeting of the organisationalist/class struggle tendency within the London Anarchist Youth group attempting to resuscitate the group, along a tighter class struggle perspective, during the decline of the Anarchist Youth Network.

Glasgow and the Wobblies

Workers' riot in George Square, centre of Glasgow, 1919

The Industrial Workers of the World's influence in Glasgow is not so well known, but it had considerable influence on the shop stewards movement in the period around the First World War:

A review of Joe Jacob's 'Out of the Ghetto' - Al Richardson

A review of the late Joe Jacob's excellent autobiography. Growing up in London's Jewish East End, Joe was variously a Communist Party militant, anti-fascist, Trotskyist, and in his later years a member of the Solidarity libertarian socialist group.

TV Times - 19-25 May 2007

Poll Tax Riot

A major theme this week is analysis of countries in the East with documentaries on the Middle East, China and Kosovo/Serbia.

Asda: part of the Wal-Mart spy ring

Following an admission from US supermarket giant Wal-Mart that the company has employed some of its estimated 400 investigators to spy on groups who stand against them, enquiries by Freedom have uncovered a similar story at UK subsidiary Asda.

Private Equity: a vicious new breed?

Rob Ray looks at the recent manoeuvrings of Private Equity and asks what relevance its growth may have