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17 June – March for Anthony Grainger

The #justice4grainger campaign is growing – and it will not stop until it gets justice. It now counts more than 6,000 members and is forging solidarity links with many other…

Say no to Olympic guns

By Marcus Halaby   THE HEADY combination of big business, land development, local and national politics, and the struggle for international prestige has always ensured that major sporting events like…

All aboard for London Bus strike

BUS DRIVERS in the capital are to ballot for strike action in pursuit of a £500 Olympic bonus to compensate for the 800,000 extra passengers expected during the summer Games. The…

Police racism crisis is a chance to fight back

In the last week, the London Metropolitan Police have become swamped by a series of exposes of police racism dating back to the London riots.  The allegations expose the way…

Anthony Grainger executed by police

On 3 March Anthony Grainger, 36, was executed by police in a car park in suburban Manchester. He was sat, unarmed, in a stationary vehicle, having been followed by police…

Vote Ken – but organise to fight!

On May 3, Londoners go to the polls to elect a new mayor. The two main candidates are the incumbent Tory candidate, Boris Johnson, and Labour’s Ken Livingstone, who was…

Leeds Anticapitalists get organised

On 25 January 28 activists from different campaigns and leftwing groups met in Leeds and after discussions agreed to set up an anti-capitalist alternative.  Activists from Leeds Against the Cuts,…

Manchester Anticapitalists discuss anticuts unity

Saturday saw the second meeting of Greater Manchester Anticapitalists, again bringing together a diverse audience of radical activists wanting to work together to build a stronger left in the city,…

Solid strike at Unilever Leeds: now escalate to defend pensions

Forty Unilever workers from the night shift, USDAW reps and officials and supporters joined picketlines outside the big Leeds plant at Seacroft to kick off the second 24-hour strike. Workers…

Unite the Resistance comes to Manchester

Tuesday saw the first real organising meeting in Manchester for the Unite the Resistance campaign, which recently held a several-hundred strong meeting in London to oppose the pensions sell-out. Around…