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May Day protests to unite workers

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Thousands of trade unionists, anti-capitalists and socialists will unite on London’s May Day demonstration this Saturday.
Issue 2199

Thousands of trade unionists, anti-capitalists and socialists will unite on London’s May Day demonstration this Saturday.

The traditional union march will go to Trafalgar Square where speakers include Tony Benn, Ken Livingstone and Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the PCS civil service workers’ union.

Sections of the march, including Socialist Worker supporters, will then continue to Parliament Square.

The organisers of last year’s protest at the G20 plan to join the march.

They will drag the “carcasses” of the three main political parties from different meet up points to Parliament Square.

Those on the trade union march will pull the “carcass” of the British National Party.

Chris Knight, who has helped organise the protest, told Socialist Worker, “We are bringing the party leaders to a people’s court at Parliament Square. They will then get their just desserts.”

Saturday 1 May, assemble 12 noon, Clerkenwell Green, London EC1. Other events are taking place throughout Britain, for details visit your local trades council website.

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