RMT Protest @Freedom_Paper
Jon Bigger writes on direct and effective alternatives to the opportunism and whining of the liberal left
Since the Brexit and Trump results one thing that’s been glaringly obvious about any mainstream response is that it amounts to nothing but liberal bedwetting.
Article after article in the UK liberal press, day upon day has focused on what the terrible conservative forces will be getting up to and how we’re all under threat from the menace. Actually they’ve focused mainly on free movement which I’ll come to shortly. I want to talk this month about how we can focus on our radical response and how we need to have solidarity at our core.
Rest In Power, anarchist Michael Israel, killed fighting ‘Islamic State’ fascists in Rojava
Anarchist comrade and member of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) Michael Israel from the US has been killed in action fighting alongside YPG / YPJ forces against ‘Islamic State’ fascists in Rojava, Northern Syria. Full details of the circumstances surrounding the comrades death have not been released yet…
This year will see the Class War crews come together with a stall in the bookfair, and a certainly provocative meeting, 12 noon – 1pm: Is Revolutionary Working Class Politics back on the agenda? Yes, say Lisa McKenzie and Martin Wright, authors, broadcasters and street activists.
“Our class is fed-up, brassed-off, demonised, ridiculed, ignored, marginalised, under bitter attack from right, left and centre…” (more…)