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Hot Summer in Greece: The Lockdown Abates—the Struggle Continues

In this update, our correspondents in Greece describe the state of the anarchist movement following the easing of the lockdown and review the court cases that remain from the last year of struggle. This report was first published by Crimethinc. Content warning: this article contains mentions of domestic and sexual violence.

Report of the first online Plenary and Extraordinary Congress of the International Workers’ Association (IWA-AIT)

On Friday 25th to Sunday 27th June 2021 the IWA Plenary and Extraordinary Congress took place. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions both meetings were organised online, not in-person in Bratislava as was initially planned. Most of the IWA-AIT affiliates (Sections and Friends) were able to attend. Since it was online, our meetings were not interrupted by repressive regimes and travel visas. In the report that follows we summarise what was discussed and how Priama Akcia as the host Section of the IWA-AIT evaluates the meetings.

Gateshead Amazon picket wins reinstatement for sacked workers

The rank and file dispute at the Gateshead Amazon warehouse construction site now appears to have ended in a win, with all sacked workers being offered reinstatement.

Construction workers picket Amazon site in Gateshead after mass sacking

Rank and file construction workers have launched a picket at the site of a new Amazon facility after a mass sacking.

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Wildcat action against de-skilling and sackings at Gateshead Amazon facility

Workers building an Amazon fulfilment centre in Gateshead recently took wildcat action against a de-skilling attempt. This follows from the recent victory in the national "No to ESO" construction rank and file struggle over de-skilling at Hinkley Point C.

The Culture of Vehicular Attacks: On the Murder of Deona Marie Erickson

On June 13, a driver attacked a demonstration in Minneapolis, killing Deona Marie Erickson. This is the result of years of right-wing efforts to normalize—and even legalize—vehicular attacks. This article was first published by Crimethinc.

SI Cobas picket at Fedex attacked by strikebreaking thugs

A report from the SI Cobas base union in Italy on an attack against their members at Fedex. Content warning for violence and graphic images at the linked source.