The week of action has seen a very loud noise demo at the workfare industry’s annual conference, hijacking its hashtag and actions in Cardiff, Wrexham, and even one in Germany! There’s loads more planned this weekend – with a new action just announced in Sheffield this Saturday too (and one coming up next week in Oxford!). Thanks to everyone who’s been […] […]
‘Can you afford Christmas?’ We will be singing anti-austerity carols and asking people to sign a giant Xmas card to Cameron explaining why they can’t afford Xmas. This is an Anti Austerity demonstration open to all groups and individuals. Saturday 14th December 11am-1pm at the fountain, Canal Walk, Swindon town centre. All welcome.
The Guardian reports (Hat-tip: Obi Wan Kenobi) A group of techno-activists have devised a way of sending CVs to multiple employers on the government’s official jobseekers’ site, in protest at poor-quality adverts and “the drudgery of work”. Developed by “a loose collective of people who identify as anarchists and work in the tech industry”, the Universal […] […]
This is a guest post by Harry Stopes (@HarryStopes) The use of restrictive bail conditions on protestors, many of whom have been arrested en masse, is a worrying trend evident in policing over the last two and a half years. The most recent example to be reported was that of Michael Chessum, the President of […]
Young: JSA/UC 'out of work six months, 3 options: work experience, traineeship, or community work' = non r voluntary? bbc.co.uk/news/business-…— (@refuted) December 05, 2013 FOI Watch: Compulsory Work Experience, Traineeships and Community Work for 18 to 21 year olds … Continue reading →