claimants and unpaid

Crowbar #44 1985

Issue 44 of Crowbar from mid 1985.

Compressed version of a scan by the comrades at the Sparrows Nest archive, Nottingham.

Contents include: free all prisoners, protest to save community squat creche at 24 Brailsford Road (and insert about its eviction), lots of bile for Ted Knight (leader of Lambeth Council), South Africa, sabotage tips, fiddling the electric, Police bunkers, Stop Business As Usual - international round up, account of Class War's Henley Regatta action, publications round up, puzzles, contacts, events, Governments Really Screw You Up (parody of anti-heroin poster),

Rent and Its Discontents

apartment buildings

Against the landlords and the police, in cities poisoned by wealth.

Losing Kathy: Slow Violence and Social Service Work in New York City

An essay written in 2018 and updated in 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York and prior to the June 2020 uprisings. Explores the death of a woman named 'Kathy' through the eyes of a frontline social worker. Originally published on the website of Hard Crackers.

Stuff the DWP (don't want us to know)

New pamphlet published by Liverpool SolFed by benefits claimants, for claimants: Stuff the DWP! (doesn't want us to know).

Covering our most important rights in clear, simple language, while also pulling no punches on the need for direct action and a movement to change the system.

From a ready meals factory ... to social revolution

Review by Bob Myers of Class Power on Zero-Hours, by Angry Workers of the World (387 pages, £9.00, distributed by PM Press)

London Workers Group Bulletin #11 August 1981

An issue of London Workers Group bulletin from 1981.

Featuring articles on riots, report from a nurse, report from a postal worker, Press Association dispute with clerical workers, BBC Publications strike, British Rail workers, automation/information technology, report on claimants and unwaged conferences in South East England and Leicester, union bureaucrats, Poland, letter from Albert Meltzer, Workers Autonomy leaflet from France.

London Workers Group Bulletin #10 May 1981

An issue of the bulletin produced by London Workers Group from May 1981.

An "unemployment special" Including articles on the myth and reality of unemployment, unemployment and organisation, report on London Unemployed Peoples Conference, list of claimants unions, book review: In And Against The State, Librarians against literacy, Brixton riots, assembiles in Spain, Stuff Forte campaign, parody letter from Ted Knight causes controversy in Brixton, the unions and the lives of the workers by Combate (Portugal).

Universal Credit? Universal Household Debt