Mid-September round-up – Bristol wildcat wins, Uber strike, new bookfairs announced and more

Cautiously pessimistic

Another quick round-up of upcoming events and ongoing struggles:

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On the evening of Tuesday 21st, the Louise Michel Sports Club will be hosting a talk by former antifascist prisoner Jock Palfreeman in London. An Australian anti-fascist and founder of the Bulgarian Prisoners Association, Palfreeman was sentenced to 20 years in a Bulgarian jail for defending two Roma boys and himself from a racist mob. He will talk about the lessons learnt during a decade spent in prison, including the role of solidarity behind bars, direct democracy as the natural way to self-organise in prisons, as well as reform and abolition.

Weetabix workers in Northamptonshire are set to begin a round of strikes from Tuesday 21st September onwards, in opposition to a “fire and rehire” attempt to change their contracts and shift patterns. Engineers organised through Unite are set to begin continuous action short of strike on Friday 24th…

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