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Don’t let the world’s biggest arms fair turn 20

Once again, Docklands’ ExCeL Centre will host the DSEI (Defence and Security Equipment International) arms fair next month. 1,600 exhibitors will showcase equipment including drones, tanks, guns, bombs, warships, crowd control weaponry and covert surveillance equipment.

Original article at http://www.redpepper.org.uk/dont-let-the-worlds-biggest-arms-fair-turn-20/

Picturehouse workers vote more than 90% for more strike action

Picturehouse workers have voted over 90% for further strike action in their dispute over pay, conditions, and union recognition.

London women tram workers: equal pay strike 1918

Photos of the strike

Interesting additional information about the 1918 strike of women workers on London transport.

London mass strike, 1889

Dockers on strike, London 1889

A short account of the mass strike in London which spread from the great docks strike in the East End and peaked on 1 September with up to 300,000 strikers.

Second open letter to those concerned with the progress of our enemies

TPTG respond to Aufheben's and some Libcom poster's critiques of their first open letter. They present further evidence to back up their accusation against Aufheben member JD and reiterate the importance of dealing with such enemies who hide within our own ranks.

Mosley's fascists and the narrative of victimisation

A look at a common point of divergence on the effectiveness of anti-fascist action and its wider implications.

The Day British Seamen Said "No!" - A history of the Amalric Revolt

This is an account of the strike of British ships’ crews in New 
Zealand during October and November 1975. “Strike of ships’ 
crews” is a correct description of what occurred. In no way 
was it a strike of the National Union of Seamen; indeed the 
NUS, or more exactly its paid officials, its bureaucracy, did 
their damnedest to dismember and smash the strike.

UKIP invite Defend Europe organiser to speak at youth conference in Sheffield

Martin Sellner

Leader of the far-right Generation Identitaire network Martin Sellner to appear at UKIP youth conference in Sheffield on Saturday September 2nd.

1912: a year of strikes in the East End of London

Striking transport workers meet in Trafalgar Square, 1912

An account by John Rennie of the strikes which swept East London in 1912: particularly on the docks and amongst Jewish tailors.

Die Sinnlosigkeit der Reform

Editorial: Die Sinnlosigkeit der Reform
Sozialistischer Standard, Ausgabe 2, Oktober 1904