transport

Sparks bulletin

Sparks newspaper cover

A partial archive of the Sparks bulletin of the Public Transport Workers Association, published by the Melbourne group of the Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation between 1986 and 1991. At its peak its circulation reached 5000 copies.

A moving story

A Moving Story

In the Summer of 2012 the exploited workers of Rabbit Movers autonomously organized our shop and began the fight for control over the conditions of our lives. This is one worker’s account of how it all went down.

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.

Turkey bans strikes by aviation workers

Over 300 aviation workers have been sacked via text message by the Turkish government for attempting to resist plans that will ban workers from taking industrial action.

1911: Liverpool in Revolt public meeting (audio+images)

Last year, around 50 people attended a public meeting hosted by Liverpool Solidarity Federation to discuss and commemorate the 1911 Liverpool general transport strike.

Government to use scab drivers and the police to break fuel strike

Tanker drivers in the UK have voted in favour of strike action over health and safety standards. The strikes are expected to take place over the Easter Holiday period to cause maximum disruption. The government has trained 300 soldiers to take over the duties of striking drivers and has vowed to use the police to prevent any 'irresponsible' picketing.

Wildcat strikes break out at Canadian airports

Ground Crew at Toronto and Montreal Airports have walked off the job in support of three colleagues who were suspended for heckling a government minister. The government respond by threatening to use the police to break up the strike.

Ryanair don’t care international week of action round-up

This week has seen an international week of action against Ryanair. This is a brief collection of news articles, blog reports, and film clips from over the week.