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NEW PODCAST: Rising Cases and Lifting Restrictions

The latest ACG At the Cafe podcast is now out! As cases rise and restrictions are lifted, we discuss the current situation focusing on the impact on work and working conditions. Facebook Twitter Reddit WhatsApp Email

Anti-immigrant? Anti-refugee? Then read this!

As far right elements work themselves into a proper lather over heroic lifeboat crews saving the lives of refugees at sea, it’s worth bearing the following in mind… Capitalism breeds and and flourishes, because of ignorance, and uses racism and other things to divide us so it can rule over us. A…

Quote of the week from Kropotkin

“Everywhere you will find that the wealth of the wealthy springs from the poverty of the poor.” Peter Kropotkin Facebook Twitter Reddit WhatsApp Email

Benefit cuts on the horizon

A comrade writes about how disability benefit proposals will affect him and others if they are implemented. Ministers are currently weighing up proposals to cut spending on disability benefits, and the possibility of merging Personal Independence Payment with Universal Credit, a new government Green…

New stickers now available!

We have produced a new set of stickers to address the current situation as well reprinted some old, still relavent, favourites. Slogans include: Don’t let Johnson experiment with our health, no one is safe until we ar eall safe No forced return to unsafe workplaces, don’t gamble with our health…

Johnson plans to remove £20 boost to Universal Credit

The Johnson regime says that it will get rid of the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit in autumn. The work and pensions minister, Thérèse Coffey, confirmed these payments would end in September. It was brought in to help those suffering from the consequences of the pandemic. 37 per cent of peo…

Labour in decay

Left outfits Socialist Appeal, Resist, Labour in Exile Network, and Labour Against the Witchhunt all got proscribed at the meeting of Labour’s National Executive (NEC) meeting on July 20th. Jewish Voice of Labour scraped through because the NEC was scared of charges of discrimination and antisemit…

Kill The Bill: Bristol Defendants need solidarity

#KillTheBill: Bristol legal support in the streets and in the courts**UPDATE: There have now been more than 60 arrestees from #KillTheBill protests in Bristol. Police raiding homes have used force to enter, and threatened a 16 year old girl with Tasers  before realising she was not the person the…

School workers fight against Fire and Rehire

Valence Primary School in Dagenham, East London, is a community school run by the local Labour council. Management are now implementing fire and rehire measures, forcing teachers to reapply for jobs they are already in, but with less pay and conditions. They are also proposing a pay cut for a third…

Johnson regime spits in the faces of health workers

Wednesday, July 21st was the day that the Johnson government was meant to announce a 3% pay rise for health workers. Instead health minister Helen Whately has announced that this has now been delayed. This will mean that no announcement will come before the summer break that Parliament takes. The go…

No one’s safe until we are all safe! No experiment with our health!

From the No Safety No Work campaign website The UK government’s intention to throw away all COVID restrictions has been called a “dangerous experiment” by 1,200 signatories, specialists in the fields of public health, disease and vaccination, in a letter published in the Lancet. [] They are c…

Grey Panther Issue 2

Issue 2 of the ACG’s pensioners’ bulletin is out now. Facebook Twitter Reddit WhatsApp Email

July 17th, 1936: 85th Anniversary of the Spanish Revolution

The Spanish anarchist movement had put down deep roots among peasants and workers from the late 19th century onwards and was able to create a mass movement not rivalled anywhere else in Europe, let alone the world. This mass anarchist movement had existed for fifty years prior to the events of 1936…

Workplace Struggles Here and Round the World

DVLA Strikes by workers at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has resulted in a huge backlog for applications for driving licences. Further strikes are planned for July12th, 14th and 16th. DVLA workers are determined to resist an attempt by bosses to push them back from working at home t…

Quote of the Week – Stuart Christie

“The one thing holders of power fear is that they personally should be held responsible for their own actions”. – Stuart Christie Stuart Christie (10 July 1946 – 15 August 2020) was a Scottish anarchist, born in Partick, Glasgow. Aged 18, Christie was arrested while carrying explosives to as…

Long covid: we are still not safe!

In many ways it feels like Covid has been a long haul.  As communities we put ourselves through social restrictions the like of which we have never seen, the cost of which in human, in mental health, in social terms we still don’t know.  We did all this for the common good.  So that the vulnera…

Workers pay the price, as always!

New daily cases as of June 28th were at 22,000, the most since January, and one of the highest number of daily cases in the world. Deaths and hospitalisations have been much lower than in the last wave but with this surge in cases we may see these figures going up in a few weeks. Once again UK worke…

Tell the unions: reject the offer on health service pay.

By offering burned-out and emotionally exhausted health workers a pay rise of 1%, Johnson’s government of fools and crooks seems determined to finish off the NHS once and for all. Health workers have lost 10% of their pay in real terms over the last decade. The current workforce is carrying 115,00…

Jackdaw is back!

We’re pleased to say that issue 8 of the ACG’s free agitational bulletin, Jackdaw, will be out on the streets and in stockists very soon! This issue contains: It’s open class war – with attacks on multiple frontsKill the billResist fire and rehireNo safety? No work!Scotland stand-off You can…

Truth about Trotsky! New Pamphlet out now!

This pamphlet hopes to provide evidence of the real nature of Trotsky’s role within the Russian Revolution. In the process it attempts to convince those members of Trotskyist groups who sincerely look towards the overthrow of capitalism and the establishment of a free, just and equal society, that…

Palestine Action Rooftop Occupation at Runcorn in Cheshire

Production at a factory which helps make weapons for Israel was brought to a standstill for two days as Palestine solidarity activists staged an occupation on the building’s roof vowing “to stay as long as we can to disrupt the factory.” Palestine Action activists climbed onto the roof of the…

Solidarity with Bristol Colston Topplers!

Remember when the Bristol statue of infamous slave trader, Edward Colston, was toppled and dumped in the harbour during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests? It was indeed an historic and iconic moment which raised a cheer, not only here in the UK but across the globe. Well, four Bristol defendants…

Quote of the Week – Louise Michel

“We live in a time of great fears, too many are still looking for their own way out of trouble, but we say: fight together, this is the only way we can achieve freedom and justice.” Louise Michel Facebook Twitter Reddit WhatsApp Email

Kill the Bill national day of action this weekend!

Here’s the list of Kill The Bill demos going off this weekend. So far, there are twenty-nine scheduled for Saturday and one for Sunday. But for more updates, check the Kill The Bill protests map. Either way, get yourself down to the one nearest you. And we hope you don’t need it but… make sure…

Palestine Action rooftop occupation at Elbit, Leicester

After six nights on the roof of Elbit’s drone factory in Leicester, Palestine Action actionists have finally been stretchered down by Leicestershire police. Elbit is a French-Israeli company manufacturing drones used by militaries across the world as well as border enforcement agencies. The action…


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