Author Archives: edinburghwobbly

IWW supports UCU HE action on pay, anti-casualisation and gender pay gap

Are we in the 21st century or the 18th?  We do not need to tell you the importance of education for both individual development and flourishing communities.  But over half of academics are on insecure contracts, nearly half of UK … Continue reading

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Liverpool IWW Statement on the Hillsborough Verdicts

Originally posted on Liverpool IWW:
The Liverpool branch of the Industrial Workers of the World union massively welcomes today’s announcement of the Hillsborough inquest verdict. Finally, ‘The Truth’ that working class people of Liverpool and all around the world have…

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Strike Back! – May Day 2016

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Strike Back! – Spring 2016

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Interview: Resisting the cuts in Dundee and across Scotland

The second Action Against Austerity conference is this Sunday, 3rd April (11am-5pm, Fred Paton Centre, Glasgow). Here’s an interview we did earlier with one of the organisers, fellow Wobbly Andy Duncan, about the network,  Dundee Against Austerity and his thoughts on … Continue reading

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SEWN: Defend Higher Ed Pensions

DEFEND HIGHER ED PENSIONS The pensions of the staff at Scottish universities covered by the USS pension scheme are under attack. Staff with many years of service and who are preparing to retire are now being told that their pensions … Continue reading

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Staughton Lynd reviews ‘The Wobblies in their Heyday’ (2014)

FW Eric Chester (Clydeside) has recently published an in-depth history of the IWW in the World War I era.  We are pleased to publish this review of the book by Staughton Lynd, author of  Doing History from the Bottom Up, Solidarity Unionism, … Continue reading

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