London

Walthamstow: The return! Or not

The English Defence League (EDL) have vowed to return to East 17. Oh dear!

Camden traffic warden strike

Video about the Camden traffic wardens on three-day strike this week.

Going underground

London underground

Review article: Workmates – direct action workplace organising on the London underground.

Cleaners strike protest near London Olympic site

Cleaners strike over pay and conditions on London Underground and Docklands Light Railway.

Education round-up 12 July 2012

Bournville School on strike next week. Worthing High out this week. Noel Park School, Haringey out.

On the buses - Solidarity

London buses, 1976. © Copyright Martin Addison

An excellent pamphlet from 1976 by libertarian socialist group Solidarity about work and struggle on London's buses. Includes strikers' leaflets.

IWW cleaners at John Lewis going on strike

IWW Cleaners Protest at John Lewis Oxford St. Store

The independent union the Industrial Workers of the World has today served notice for strike action of cleaners at the John Lewis Partnership’s flagship Oxford Street store. This is the first strike in the history of the Partnership only recently hailed by Deputy Minister Nick Clegg as a model for the British economy.

Fighting Academies in Brent

A short blog detailing to the nascent and so far trade union dominated fight against academy conversion in Brent, London.

Some little-known anarchists Part 2.

Short biographies of lesser known English and Scottish anarchists

The Grunwick Strike - A. Sivanandan

Grunwick strikers

An essay written during the middle of the Grunwicks strike in Willesden, north-west London. A predominatly east African Asian female workforce went on strike against poor conditions and for union recognition.