Solidarity Federation

Workers: expect more tube strikes

RMT flag outside tube station

Some Rail Maritime and Transport (RMT) union members are starting to prepare for further strike action on the London Underground (LU) after the second of two planned 48-hour strikes was called off earlier in the month following what was described as a last-minute deal.

Thoughts on SolFed’s anarcho-syndicalism for the 21st century and especifismo

An article by Klas Batalo on SolFed's views and their similarities to other anarchist currents such as the Latin American especifismo.

Attractive hardcopy!

Announcement about some new pamphlets from Thoughtcrime Ink

Pop-Up Union to ballot for strike

Pop-Up Union to ballot for strike

Workers opposed to privatisation decided to ballot for industrial action after Sussex uni bosses refused to stop the ongoing outsourcing process. The move comes less than three weeks after the Pop-Up Union, an unconventional rank-and-file initiative, became officially listed as a trade union.

Review of Fighting for ourselves - Anarchist Federation

A review of the Solidarity Federation's booklet Fighting For Ourselves in issue 80 of the Anarchist Federation's magazine Organise!

Education Worker #10 - Victimisation

ew 10

The tenth issue of Education Worker, focuses on victimisation in education, including articles on the Halesowen Four, London Met, and an interview with a victimised NUT rep.

The relevance of anarcho-syndicalism

A talk given by a SolFed member about the reality of working-class life today and the need for a labour movement based on militant solidarity, direct action and rank-and-file control. This was given at a public meeting in 2011 commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the 1911 Liverpool general transport strike.

Hodgson, Keith, 1962-2013

An obituary for Liverpool-based anarchist and antifascist Keith Hodgson, who sadly died on 23 February 2013.

Anti-privatisation struggle gathers momentum at Sussex Uni

Anti-privatisation struggle gathers momentum at Sussex Uni

Demo today (Thurs 28th Feb): 'the big one' | 1pm Library Square | Bring workmates, friends, and yellow squares.

Winning together - collective identity and workplace action

A member of the Solidarity Federation Tech & Digital workers network recounts the building of a collective identity in their workplace, pushing a collective grievance and building on workplace victories.