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Radical Block Marches in Solidarity with Bangladeshi Workers at Bristol May Day

biigBristol was awash with a sea of red & black flags today as anarchists, radicals and trade unionists took to the streets for May Day. Four hundred people descended on College Green for a march and rally organised by Bristol Trades Council to commemorate International Worker’s Day (May1st). A large Radical Block we called that was made up of members of Bristol Anarchist Federation, Solidarity Federation, IWW and other revolutionaries numbering around 50 were present from the beginning handing out leaflets about the true origin of May Day.

As the march began the Radical Block took position near the front of the procession. The demonstration snaked out of College Green and down Park Street towards the Fountains as chants rung out from the block. There were some old favourites in there as well as a few new ones including a variation of “Solidarity Forever” called “Aristocracy Forever”.

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We wish more strikes were like this

All power to the spanish miners, if you haven’t been following the story yet read more about it here;  Coal mines ignite in Asturias

Strikes set to escalate on June 18th
Also check out this video footage of the miners in action
update: More strikes are like this! check out the Bangladeshi Garment Workers, an inspiration to the rather lackluster union actions in our country.