Category Archives: Glasgow

May Day: Building on Our Radical Past

Our May Day History May Day has been a festive holiday for centuries. As a workers’ holiday, May Day arises from events that took place in Chicago in 1886 when a bomb exploded as police charged a rally. Four of … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – Friday 8th March, 12 pm in Glasgow

In honour of International Women’s Day – Friday, 8 March – a Rally and Walk of Pride will be assembling at 12 Noon in the Glasgow City Centre at the Dewar’s statue in Buchanan Street. All are welcome to come … Continue reading

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Dear SNP: The Past Misdemeanours of Labour and Union Leaders are not the Concern of Women on Strike Today

This was written by a Dundee Wobbly (in personal capacity) on 24th October – the second day of the Glasgow women’s equal pay strike.  There are 8,000 women on strike in Glasgow today demanding equal pay. They are spread across … Continue reading

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Anti-racist message from Clydeside IWW | St Andrew’s Day march 2016

Now more than ever we need organising that is: anti-racist anti-fascist internationalist. Donald Trump’s victory in the US elections, following the recent Brexit vote, creates a whole new political climate in the West. Since the 1980s, working class people have … Continue reading

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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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Strike Back! – May Day 2016

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Event: The Miners’ Strike and the British state – Glasgow 24th September & Edinburgh 25th September

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