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Glasgow Public Meeting

NO WAR BUT THE CLASS WAR

PUBLIC MEETING AND DISCUSSION

London Public Meeting

WORKERS' FIGHTBACK, IMPERIALIST WAR IN UKRAINE AND TASKS OF REVOLUTIONARIES

PUBLIC MEETING AND DISCUSSION

Manchester Bookfair

MANCHESTER & SALFORD ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR

The CWO will have a presence at the Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair.

When: Saturday, 5 November 2022

Where: People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Manchester M3 3ER

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Peterborough Bookfair

PETERBOROUGH RADICAL BOOKFAIR

The CWO will have a presence at the Peterborough Radical Bookfair.

When: Saturday, 29 October 2022

Where: The George Alcock Centre, Whittlesey Rd, Stanground, Peterborough PE2 8QS

peterboroughradicalbookfair.com

Montreal Public Meeting

Public meeting on capitalist crisis and imperialist war.

When: 23 October 2022, 6pm

Where: Bibliothèque DIRA (3rd floor), 2035 Saint-Laurent Blvd, Montreal, QC H2X 2T3

NWBCW Montreal

Liverpool Public Meeting

WHY INTERNATIONALISM?

Public debate about the war in Ukraine, the cost of living crisis, and the working class.

Come along to hear what internationalists have to say.

When: Thursday, 6 October 2022, at 6:00pm

Where: Fly in the Loaf, 13 Hardman St, Liverpool, L1 9AS

NWBCW Liverpool

Newcastle Public Meeting

INTERNATIONALISM AND THE WAR IN UKRAINE

NO WAR BUT THE CLASS WAR

PUBLIC MEETING AND DISCUSSION

People in Ukraine today, like those in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere previously, are suffering the consequences of a system in freefall towards generalised global war.

London Bookfair

ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR IN LONDON

The CWO will have a stall at the Anarchist Bookfair In London.

When: Saturday, 17 September 2022

Where: Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH

anarchistbookfair.london

Bradford Bookfair

BRADFORD ANARCHIST / RADICAL BOOKFAIR

The CWO will have a stall at the Bradford Anarchist / Radical Bookfair.

When: Saturday, 3 September 2022

Where: 1in12 Club, 21-23 Albion Street, Bradford BD1 2LY

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Montreal Bookfair

MONTREAL ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR

Klasbatalo will have a presence at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair.

When: Saturday and Sunday, 6-7 August 2022

Where: CÉDA, 2515 Rue Delisle, Montréal, QC H3J 1K8

anarchistbookfair.ca

Activities

Don't Let Them Deal You a Bad Hand!

Leaflet distributed by Klasbatalo during the croupiers' strike in Montreal.

Internationalism and the War in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is now approaching the two month mark. Like other imperialist conflicts in the past, it has put the internationalist convictions of revolutionaries to the test.

No War but the Class War - A Call for Action
  1. The Russian invasion of Ukraine is no isolated act. It is the beginning of a new period of imperialist competition which threatens more generalised war in a way not seen since 1945.
No to Capitalism's Wars

Leaflet given out by comrades of the Internationalist Communist Party (Battaglia Comunista) at a demonstration in Florence on 26 March.

Against Capitalism, As Always!

Leaflet distributed by the PCInt during the "No Draghi Day" protests in Italy.

Striking Kellogg's Workers: Don't Settle for Crumbs!

Leaflet distributed by the IWG during the Kellogg's strike in Lancaster, PA.

Striking Kellogg's Workers: Don't settle for crumbs! Demand the abolition of the 2-tier system & more!

Report from the Kellogg's Workers Strike

Since October 4, 1,400 workers at the four Kellogg’s plants in the United States have been on strike in response to a two-tier wage system and the company’s efforts to permanently classify workers out of receiving better wages and benefits. The IWG has been able to intervene at the strike at the Lancaster plant several times over the last month, distributing leaflets and collecting information from the workers there.(1) What follows is a brief report and analysis on the situation.

The Generalized Crisis Requires a Generalized Struggle

Leaflet distributed by Klasbatalo during the CPE daycare workers' strike in Quebec.

Striking Kellogg's Workers: Take Control of the Struggle!

Leaflet distributed by the IWG during the Kellogg's strike in Lancaster, PA.

Let's Get Political!

Leaflet distributed by the CWO at recent strikes and protests happening around the UK.

Pay and pension cuts, redundancies, fire and re-hire, health & safety violations, precarity, evictions, anti-protest bills... The attacks are varied but they all point in the same direction: as always, it is the working class who will bear the cost of the crisis.

Workers' conditions and struggles

Protests in China: Not Just About Covid

On the 2 December Strike in Italy: Especially In Times of War "Normal" Strikes Are Not Enough

For many years now the grassroots or base unions (sindacati di base) have called a strike at this time of year appealing to workers from all sectors of production to mobilise, and as usual, we will once again take part.

Workers in Iran Show the Way

The most recent wave of protests and strikes in Iran are the continuation of more than a decade of struggles. Though the working class in Iran faces many obstacles, as the events take on an international dimension, they could potentially begin a spark that ignites a wider working class movement beyond just Iran.

Oil Workers in Iran Continue to Resist Despite Repressions

Taking any step in pursuing workers’ demands, in the hellish capitalist system of the Islamic Republic, is not without risks, nor without countless obstacles. It is especially so for the Iranian workers today, those who are trying to link the workers’ strikes to the current protest movement.

Inflation Cuts Workers' Real Wages With No End in Sight

Weyerhaeuser Workers: Not Finished Yet!

As an example of the kind of activity that No War but the Class War committees are involved in, we reproduce here an article from NWBCW Pacific Northwest on the latest developments in the struggle of the Weyerhaeuser workers.(1)

Business as per Emergency Bill: Strike at Achema Plant in Lithuania

Tighten Your Belts and Forward March!

As the stock markets veer towards collapse, so does military rivalry flare up across the world. With the bloody war in Ukraine, the military standoffs in the air and seas around Taiwan, and a new wave of conflicts between regional powers, the imperialist actors are descending into bloody barbarism and toying with threats of nuclear warfare.

These competitive maneuvers on the geopolitical stage are expressions of the total crisis of capitalism. The main lines of imperialist conflict follow the real struggle for economic power and position.

Iran: On the Hijab as Labour Discipline, and the Slogan of "Woman, Life, Freedom"

… How Did it Start?

On Tuesday 13 September, Mehsa Amini (Zina), a 22-year-old Iranian woman from the city of Saqez of the province of Western Kurdistan who was visiting Tehran with her brother, was arrested by the “morality police”. Shortly after her arrest, she suffered a fractured skull and brain damage as a result of being beaten by the officers of the “morality police”, and three days later, on 16 September, she died at the Kasra Hospital in Tehran.

Workers' Voices on the Protests in Iran

In protest against the death of a young woman, Mahsa Amini, who was arrested by the “morality police” in Tehran for failing to properly wear the hijab, we have witnessed continuous demonstrations for the last two weeks all over the country, as usual with a barbaric response from the Islamic Republic of Iran.

News

2019-01-16

At least 70,000 workers from 45 factories—including tens of thousands of auto parts and assembly workers at companies that supply GM, Ford and Fiat-Chrysler—have launched a wildcat strike in the US-Mexico border town of Matamoros.

The strike is a rebellion against both the “maquiladora” manufacturing corporations and the pro-company trade unions. Over 1 million workers endure low wages and sweatshop conditions at the 3,000 “maquiladora” factories that line the Mexican side of the border and account for 65 percent of Mexican exports. It looks like it has the potential to escalate.

Ant

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2018-11-15

China has detained student organisers and factory workers in at least three cities as a crackdown against labour protests spreads across the country. Security forces stormed student and worker dormitories in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen on Friday night, according to student activists, taking away five university students, three workers in Guangdong province, as well as several employees at a Shenzhen-based labour rights organisation.

For more from the Financial Times article see: ft.com

2018-09-25

It has now spread to other cities.

notesfrombelow.org

2018-05-21

bbc.co.uk

For a fuller investigation see Sarah O Connor here:

ft.com

2018-04-03

Thousands of teachers on strike in both states following the strike in West Virginia

In Kentucky its the pensions issue again but in Oklahoma the continual cuts in the state budget due to tax cuts has forced schools to shut an extra day a week and some schools find they cannot buy textbooks despite sacking teaching assistants and teachers en masse. edition.cnn.com

2017-12-15

libcom.org

More than 200 workers at the flagship rail construction project have downed tools today in solidarity with more colleagues who have been sacked and locked out.