The protest outside the Labour Party conference last Sunday kicked off a calendar of resistance for trade unionists and activists for autumn and winter.
The strength of feeling on the Rage Against Labour demonstration in Brighton showed that when people organise the response is militant, strong and united.
Here are some important dates for future activities:
- Thursday 22 October – Pull the plug on the Nazi thugs
Nick Griffin, leader of the Nazi BNP, will be appearing on the BBC’s Question Time in London. Unite against Fascism has called a demonstration and picket outside the BBC.
Go to » www.uaf.org.uk
- Saturday 24 October – Troops out of Afghanistan, don’t attack Iran
National demonstration called by the Stop the War Coalition, central London.
Go to » www.stopwar.org.uk
- Saturday and Sunday 7 and 8 November – G20
World leaders meet in St Andrews, Scotland
Protests and counter-conferences are being organised.
- Saturday 14 November – Protest at Nato summit
Nato leaders will meet in Edinburgh. The anti-war movement will be there to stop them.
- Saturday 5 December – National climate change demonstration
Protest in London. Details from » www.campaigncc.org
- Saturday 12 December – Copenhagen climate demo
Climate change talks will be held in Copenhagen as world leaders and bosses prepare to replace the Kyoto treaty.
There will be an international demonstration for climate justice outside the conference, as well as a counter-conference and workshops.
- Saturday 30 January 2010 – Right to Work conference
The Fight for the Right to Work campaign is hosting a conference to bring together trade unionists and students, employed and unemployed. The conference will help unite the growing resistance. Go to » www.righttowork.org.uk