Radical Workers Bloc on the 'March for Jobs' - Saturday 6th March - Brighton

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Radical Workers Bloc on the 'March for Jobs' - Saturday 6th March - Brighton

Sat 6/3 :: 12 noon :: the Level :: Brighton

This demonstration, organised by Brighton and Hove Trades Union Council is billed as a “March for Jobs” – but we want more. Of course, we need to protect jobs. Every job lost to redundancy means more workload for those who remain. An injury to one really is an injury to all. But we also need to stop the cuts that take away vital services, hard-won by generations of struggle.

Brighton Solidarity Federation and others* are forming a Radical Workers’ Bloc on the demonstration. We reject the notion that voting will bring about a solution for us – the cuts will be defeated on the streets and on the picket lines, not the ballot box. We have the recent victory of the bin men to show us how it’s done!

We need to send a message not only to whatever government will be in power after May but also to our fellow workers. The march will pass near the Lloyds call centre where 400 jobs are at risk. Join us as we stop and make some noise to show solidarity to the workers inside. Their fight is our fight.

Join us on the Radical Workers’ Bloc on 6th March, 12 noon at the Level, Brighton. Look for the red & black flags and the Brighton Solidarity Federation banner.

* So far the call has been supported by Anarchist Federation and Sussex Uni Anarchist Society

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Feb 7 2010 18:57

How did it go?

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Feb 7 2010 19:07
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Saturday 6th March

wink

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Feb 7 2010 20:55

Is the Outlaw gonna come and join you guys? I hope so, I want pictures and gossip.

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Feb 7 2010 21:02

if the OUTLAW comes there'll be full REVOLUCION for sure. after he batters us all for being middle-ruling class cunts who oppose the IRA's glorious armed struggle which definitely hasn't ended in the 13 years since that Class War shite was written.

gypsy
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Feb 7 2010 21:07

the INLA did hand there weapons in yesterday I heard, wonder what he thinks of that.

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Feb 7 2010 22:23

As this march is clearly not for the sake of fucking marching, I cannot support it.

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Feb 8 2010 20:25

embarrassed

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Feb 8 2010 21:07

Nice to see Brighton go from strength to strength.

When you get time, theres the rest of the UK to consider...

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Feb 24 2010 18:40

I'll be there!

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Feb 25 2010 10:02

yeah, courtesy of Southern railways special Feb offers only £6.00 there and back again.

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Feb 25 2010 12:43
Joseph Kay wrote:
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Saturday 6th March

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Jason Cortez
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Feb 25 2010 16:34

Indeed but you need to book at least a week in advance to get the cheap tickets, so I brought them in the February sale.

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Mar 4 2010 11:46

Forgive me for asking, but where, or what is the the Level - is near the train station?

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Mar 4 2010 17:02

right, got the google map, got the train times, see you there*
* subject to hangover from night before.

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Mar 6 2010 15:09

how did this go then?

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Mar 6 2010 23:00

Not as big a TUC turnout as expected but I thought the Radical Workers Bloc turnout was vibrant and managed to piss of the Green Party, which always a plus wink

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Mar 7 2010 14:53

some photos

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Mar 8 2010 14:31

The local paper the Argus today has a front page on the suspension of six Sussex student activists for last week's occupation, a centrefold spread on the march featuring eight red and black flags and a pretty decent comment piece with a paragraph discussing the merits of smashing the state (the Argus are not convinced). viva the spectacle!

Also one of our chants was described as "a less catchy, more technical, much more old-fashioned cry to hear in the heart of Brighton" than the SWPs sad

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Mar 8 2010 15:37
Joseph Kay wrote:
Also one of our chants was described as "a less catchy, more technical, much more old-fashioned cry to hear in the heart of Brighton" than the SWPs :(

In case anyone's wondering:
"stop the workers being betrayed,
solidarity and mutual aid"

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Mar 8 2010 15:47

the SWP's was of course 'they say cutback / we say fightback'

they didn't manage to rhyme 'unless we don't control the fightback, in which case we'll sabotage it, then if it goes ahead try and take control, fuck it up, then present ourselves as martyrs for the cause.'

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Mar 8 2010 15:48

The SWP isn't to blame for the lack of an anarchist movement.

Get over yourself.

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Mar 8 2010 15:49

l.o.l

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Mar 8 2010 16:03
Lexxi wrote:
The SWP isn't to blame for the lack of an anarchist movement.

Get over yourself.

no, but they are responsible for actively sabotaging struggles we're involved in, including doing everything they could to bring a hasty end to an occupation at Sussex Uni they opposed in the first place, without even demanding no victimisation as a condition of exit, so that now 6 students are suspended.

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Mar 9 2010 12:50
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It's amazing that after 6 months on here Marsy still thinks she's sticking it to some drug-addled squatter punk on revleft.

I think that was Weeler who just hacked her account?

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Mar 9 2010 17:33
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Who ever heard of leftists co-opting struggles?

This is why we're fucked, and will never get anywhere.

people and their fucking selfish ego's, getting in the way of the fucking task at hand, revo-fuckin-lution!

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Mar 9 2010 17:40

bam

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Mar 9 2010 17:42
The Renegade wrote:
wrote:
Who ever heard of leftists co-opting struggles?

This is why we're fucked, and will never get anywhere.

people and their fucking selfish ego's, getting in the way of the fucking task at hand, revo-fuckin-lution!

Are you the new THE OUTLAW?

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Mar 9 2010 18:21
BigLittleJ wrote:
The Renegade wrote:
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Who ever heard of leftists co-opting struggles?

This is why we're fucked, and will never get anywhere.

people and their fucking selfish ego's, getting in the way of the fucking task at hand, revo-fuckin-lution!

Are you the new THE OUTLAW?

To be honest this- The Renegade has a very similar writing style to that of the infamous The Outlaw. It would not surprise me if this was Northampton's radical revolutionary.

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Mar 9 2010 18:22

pretty sure it's the old outlaw

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Mar 9 2010 18:58
Joseph Kay wrote:
The local paper the Argus today has a front page on the suspension of six Sussex student activists for last week's occupation, a centrefold spread on the march featuring eight red and black flags and a pretty decent comment piece with a paragraph discussing the merits of smashing the state (the Argus are not convinced). viva the spectacle!

Also one of our chants was described as "a less catchy, more technical, much more old-fashioned cry to hear in the heart of Brighton" than the SWPs :(

can that piece in the argus be read online somewhere?