James Lynch considers the brief period in 1918-1921 when British construction workers successfully took parts of the industry into the worker-controlled National Building Guild. Born in Liverpool in 1918, Lynch was a carpenter and joiner (ASW). His interest in labour history arose from reading Robert Tressell’s Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, a classic of the jobbing building trade.
Saturday saw the public debut of a new attempt to “unite the right”.
Taking a deep dive into Mary Trump’s recent work on the political psychopathology of her US President uncle.
Yesterday saw the Afrikan Emancipation Day Reparations March held in Brixton, London.
Boris Johnson’s agenda of forcing workers to return to unsafe workplaces, urged in speeches characterised by his usual clowning incoherency, has been more thoughtfully if sinisterly promoted by a document published on Wednesday by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR).
This week anarchists based in England and Wales launched a new website, Autonomy News.