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Edinburgh IWW statement on Scotrail/RMT railworkers strikes.

The Edinburgh Branch of the IWW extends our solidarity to Scotrail workers and RMT members across Britain over the issue of Driver Only Operated (DOO) trains . We support this strike on the principle of an Injury to One is an … Continue reading

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Edinburgh IWW presentation.

By Edinburgh Branch Communications Officer. On 21/3/16 at Quaker Meeting House for the event Fighting to live and winning, an event co-organised with Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty (ECAP) and with Lynne Friedli  from Boycott Workfare presenting . Edited to remove intro to IWW. … Continue reading

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ADVOCACY IS NOT A CRIME!- Solidarity with Tony Cox. Britain Wide Demo.

ADVOCACY IS NOT A CRIME! In solidarity with arrested Dundonian welfare advocate Tony Cox from Scottish Unemployed Workers Network(SUWN),  the IWW, Edinburgh Anarchist Federation and Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty (ECAP) will join a host of groups including (SUWN themselves) who … Continue reading

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EDINBURGH IWW GMB- Recent activities.

Recent times have proven extremely busy for the Edinburgh GMB  of the IWW. Wobblies from the Edinburgh Branch have attended a number of high profile events of late. On the 16th of February in Edinburgh, there was a protest against … Continue reading

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National call out in solidarity with Tony Cox.

Feb 25th 2015. A day of Solidarity with arrested Scottish Unemployed Workers Network activist, Tony Cox. Scottish Unemployed Workers Network activist Tony Cox was arrested on 29th January after Arbroath Jobcentre management called police to stop him representing a vulnerable jobseeker. … Continue reading

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IWW/ECAP Boycott Workfare.

The Edinburgh Branch of IWW joins in solidarity with Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty(ECAP) ‘s ongoing campaign against workfare. Workfare is an attack on not only the unemployed and disabled but also on workers too. Since our principle is “An Injury … Continue reading

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IWW Safer Spaces Policy.

This isn’t as widely publicised as it should be. Now part of IWW constitution as of the end of 2014 due to an IWW referendum, thanks to IWW Gender Equity Committee. Industrial Workers of the World ‘Safer Space Policy’ Resolution … Continue reading

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