Category Archives: Glasgow

WORKERS WORLDWIDE HEED SOLIDARITY #UnitedAgainstTheDragon

Members of the Garment workers union in Bangladesh owed wages & benefits started an indefinite siege of the factory owner’s house from the 30th of August. A hunger march had been held. The Garment workers are linked to the International Confederation … Continue reading

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Tripalium or Tartan House: Glasgow Migrant Workers Network fights back

Beginnings are always the hardest. Like the blank sheet for the writer, the beginning is a challenge, it is uncertainty – and tackling it always requires a dose of reflection and bravery. Taking the first step is essential and encouraging. … Continue reading

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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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