Category: Rich Bastard

The Qatari royal family NEEDS those low-paid workers’ tips, sacking staff for eating on duty

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Hidden cameras, mass sackings and a climate of fear: Life as a Harrods restaurant worker… That poor old Al-Thani family, possibly one of the richest in the world as the royal family of Qatar, are short of cash as owning most of London’s most expensive properties is a tight business. Of course, profiting from owning Harrods isn’t easy. So why shouldn’t they keep the 12.5% service charge added to the Harrods restaurant bills for their own profit?

After all, their low-paid workers would only waste it on unaffordable housing and food. (more…)

Class War announces new plan: Sack Schumacher or the siege goes on! 1pm 8 December

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Class War announces a new plan for the Schumacher action: SACK SCHUMACHER OR THE SIEGE GOES ON!

We will lay siege to HADID HQ till Shumacher comes out by surrounding the building on THURSDAY December 8th at 1pm.

Bring tents, ladders, grappling hooks and noise LOTS OF NOISE like NORIEGA NOISE

We are delighted to announce that we have asked DAVID GRAEBER of OCCUPY WALL STREET to say a few words.

Thursday, December 8 at 1 PM
Zaha Hadid Architects
10 Bowling Green Lane, EC1R 0BQ London (more…)

Feedback from the first Schumacher demo

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UPDATED 6 DEC: “What Patrik Schumacher has said is social fascism. If it’s not opposed early on, it will grow and grow… We as working class people want to stop it right at the beginning” said founder of Class War, Ian Bone…” After Patrik Schumacher voiced his desire for public and affordable housing to be abolished, protesters have targeted the office of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) in Clerkenwell, London. In Schumacher’s speech, made earlier this month in Berlin, he argued that state regulations stifle architectural creativity and development while giving tenants of public housing unfair access to city centers. (more…)

TopShop national protests: Reports


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Can’t really reproduce every image from today, but we’ll try to update as often as possible. Check also on facebook #‎topshopstyle‬ and ‪#‎boycotttopshop‬, or on twitter @UVWunion

Photos, video clips and reports from Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Loughborough, Plymouth. We’re still waiting for late results! Well done to every one involved, the struggle continues… (more…)