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11 September 2012
Walthamstow march was a sweet victory The demonstration in Walthamstow against the racist English Defence League (EDL) last week was magnificent. I have lived in the area for five years. I’m parent to a 12 year old boy who goes to school around the corner from the town hall—where the EDL tried to rally.

Desperate EDL leaders gamble all on a return to Waltham Forest

10 September 2012
The fascist English Defence League (EDL) has announced that it intends to return to Walthamstow in east London on Saturday 27 October.

Allan Horsfall (1927-2012)

06 September 2012
Allan Horsfall, a pioneer of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) equality in Britain, has died aged 84. He was a key figure in the movement to abolish laws in England that banned all sex between men.

This is how to smash the EDL

04 September 2012
The racists and fascists of the English Defence League (EDL) suffered a humiliating defeat last Saturday.

A decisive defeat for the EDL that shows anti-racists how to win

04 September 2012
The racist English Defence League (EDL) suffered a decisive defeat in Waltham Forest last Saturday.

RMT and counter demo turn up the heat on EDL in Walthamstow

01 September 2012
Rail workers at King’s Cross station are threatening to disrupt attempts to ferry supporters of the English Defence League (EDL) to Walthamstow for a racist march today, Saturday.

EDL humiliated as Walthamstow takes to the streets to stop them

01 September 2012
The racists and fascists of the English Defence League (EDL) were comprehensively routed on Saturday. Thousands of anti-fascists blocked their march route and stopped their rally in Walthamstow, east London.

Walthamstow gets ready to protest against EDL thugs

31 August 2012
With just a day to go before the racist English Defence League (EDL) tries to march in Waltham Forest, east London, anti-fascist activists in the local community are having a final push to build opposition.

Unite and kick out the racist EDL

28 August 2012
Thousands of people were set to take the streets to stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Waltham Forest, east London, this Saturday.

Schools demand GCSEs are marked again after Tory shift

28 August 2012
Headteachers are demanding that all English GCSE papers should be re-marked after students received lower than expected grades. The headteachers’ group ASCL is threatening legal action over the "grade fixing" fiasco.

Police plan to let EDL march through heart of Walthamstow

24 August 2012
The police want to march the racist thugs of the English Defence League (EDL) right through the centre of multicultural Walthamstow in east London, Socialist Worker has learned.

Tory attack on GCSE grades will hit young people's futures

23 August 2012
School students across Britain are reeling today as many discover they have been awarded lower GCSE grades than expected, particularly in English.

Bad day for racist EDL in Essex

21 August 2012
The racist English Defence League (EDL) found itself outnumbered in Chelmsford, Essex, last Saturday as locals came out to oppose its march. The EDL only managed to convince 70 racists to protest against the expansion of a local mosque.

Exclusive: EDL's Alan Lake loses his job at development bank

14 August 2012
The man known as Alan Lake, a key strategist and funder behind the racist English Defence League (EDL) is out of his job at a major international development bank.

The rich start to panic

14 August 2012
The media is full of dire judgments on the state of the British economy. Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, says nothing is going to get better fast. He admits the recovery will be "a long, slow process".

Chelmsford set to defy EDL

14 August 2012
Activists in Chelmsford were set to defend the city from the English Defence League (EDL) this Saturday. United Chelmsford, a local grassroots group, was organised to oppose them.

Leeds council sacks a leading strategist behind the racist EDL

09 August 2012
A key figure in the shadowy network of strategists behind the racist English Defence League (EDL) has been sacked by Leeds City Council.

East London public meeting pledges to defy the racists

07 August 2012
Waltham Forest has sent a message of defiance to the racist English Defence League (EDL), which plans to march in the east London borough next month.

Waltham Forest public meeting pledges to defy the racist EDL

01 August 2012
Waltham Forest has sent a message of defiance to the racist English Defence League (EDL), which plans to march in the east London borough next month.

One year on, the rage still burns

31 July 2012
For four days in August last year the streets of England burned. There were riots and other forms of disorder in at least 66 towns and cities, involving anything up to 15,000 people—most of them young. The police took a hammering as cars and buildings were set ablaze and shops were looted.

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