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War on Want
44-48 Shepherdess Walk
London N1 7JP

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  • Train: nearest stations are Old Street, Angel, Moorgate, Liverpool Street and Hoxton
  • Tube: nearest tube stations are Old Street - Exit 1 (Northern Line), Moorgate (Northern Line, Circle Line, District Line, Metropolitan Line), Angel (Northern Line) and Liverpool Street (Central Line, Circle Line, District Line, Metropolitan Line)
  • Bus: bus routes are the 21, 43, 55, 76, 141, 205, 214, 243, 271 and 394
    (London Transport's pdf map of bus routes into and out of Old Street)
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Latest news

Buenaventura after the Civic Strike: What Next in the Resistance?

20 September 2017 - 12:15pm

DATE: Tuesday 26 September 2017

TIME: 7-8.30pm

LOCATION: Unite the Union, 128 Theobald's Road, London, WC1X 8TN

Join us for a panel discussion with Adriel Ruiz Galvan and Gilberto Lopez Vallecilla, two frontline community activists who were at the heart of the mobilisations which brought the city of Buenaventura to a standstill earlier this year. They have travelled to Europe to denounce the ongoing human rights abuses and to denounce the UK and Europe's 'Free-Trade' connnection to violence in the city. 

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Event: Precarious Workers of the World Unite

19 September 2017 - 4:45pm

Date: Monday 25th September 2017

Time:  11:30 -12:30

Location:  Synergy Centre, Brighton,

Event: Precarious Workers of the World Unite: 

Britain is facing an epidemic of insecure work. Zero hour contracts proliferate and millions of workers are denied basic employment rights and protections. Yet across the country workers are getting organised and fighting back. Join us and hear from workers from McStrike, the Picturehouse and cleaners campaigns, and discuss how precarious workers can win.

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