You are holding a black-and-white photograph. It shows a woman holding a union placard. It shows a picket line, scab vans, Labour politicos, a man dirty and tired from his work. You are holding the narrative of industrial working-class struggle. You put down the photograph and pick another history. The struggles of non-London working-class communities
Today marks the 100th annviersary of the beginning of the Kronstadt uprising.
Construction is one of the few industries left today where there’s still a living tradition of self-organised rank-and-file militancy, especially among electricians.
It’s the old coming of age story.
Anti-racist protesters block Home Office in Cardiff over inhumane treatment of refugees at Welsh military barracks
Two protesters have blockaded the Home Office in Cardiff this morning, holding the Immigration Authority to account for its treatment of refugees in the Penally camp in West Wales.
Tracksuits, Traumas and Class Traitors D Hunter Lumpen, 2020 ISBN: 978-1-83805-904-0 Review by George F “Content warning: throughout this book there are references to sexual violence, racism both interpersonal and institutional, gendered violence both physical, psychological and verbal, various forms of physical violence, suicide, drug usage, transphobia, suicide and police brutality.” My own 2021 exploded