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Activists are mobilising in Rochdale to stop racist EDL exploiting misery

05 June 2012
The racist English Defence League is set to come to Rochdale on Saturday of this week. Activists there are organising to protest against them.

Stop NHS trusts' pay cartel

05 June 2012
Sixteen NHS trusts in south west England have signed up to what unions describe as a "pay cartel".

Occupy protesters march on the Bank of England

15 May 2012
More than 300 people came to Occupy London’s "Meet the 1 percent" demonstration last Saturday.

Rochdale sex abuse is nothing to do with race

15 May 2012
Nine men from Rochdale in the north west of England were jailed last week after being found guilty of sexually exploiting young girls.

Water firms are let off the hook

08 May 2012
Water firms across England and Wales leaked more than 3.3 billion litres of water every day last year.

Tyne & Wear Metro workers ballot over pay

08 May 2012
The RMT union has called two strike ballots over pay and conditions at the Tyne & Wear Metro in the north east of England.

Anti-fascists outnumber humiliated EDL in Luton

06 May 2012
The racist English Defence League (EDL) had its hopes of a triumphant homecoming dashed yesterday (Saturday) when it was outnumbered three to one by anti-fascists on the streets of Luton.

March sets off in Luton against racist EDL

05 May 2012
A loud and confident demonstration against the racist English Defence League (EDL) has set off from Luton’s Wardown Park early this afternoon (Saturday).

Pensioner beaten up by EDL thugs says: Get racists off our streets

01 May 2012
The English Defence League (EDL) has shown its true colours once again.

Keep Breivik's EDL pals out of Luton

24 April 2012
Anti-fascists from across Britain are heading to Luton, Bedfordshire, on 5 May to help stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) from holding a march in the town.

Racists humiliated at the ‘March for England’

24 April 2012
Over 1,000 anti-racists took to the streets of Brighton last Sunday. They succeeded in reducing a far right march to a miserable and defeated mob that needed a heavy police escort to get out of town.

The battle is on in Unison to reject the Tories’ attacks and join more action

17 April 2012
Health workers in the Unison union across England and Wales are balloting on the Tories’ pensions offer.

Anti-racists unite to take on EDL threat in Luton

10 April 2012
Anti-fascist activists, Muslim groups, trade unionists and local councillors in Luton are banding together to see off the threat from the racist English Defence League (EDL).

Stop the Nazi BNP—and their fascist pals

10 April 2012
Nazi organisations are gearing up to field candidates at the local elections in England and Wales on Thursday 3 May.

Hosepipe MP splashes out

10 April 2012
Environment minister Richard Benyon has said everyone should "play their part" in the hosepipe ban in southern and eastern England.

Anti-fascists meet in north west

20 March 2012
Anti-fascist campaigners in the north west of England met on Tuesday of last week.

Plans to bring Engels' 'Condition of the Working Class in England' to modern Manchester

28 February 2012
In the early 1840s a young German revolutionary called Frederick Engels spent three years in Manchester. He observed how rapid industrialisation had made working class lives a misery.

Republican Ambition in Victorian England

28 February 2012
This lecture by history professor David Nash is part of the Monarchy and Republicanism series running this year at the Bishopsgate Institute in London.

Legal challenge to stop tuition fee rises fails

21 February 2012
Two students last week lost a High Court case against increased tuition fees in England. Callum Hurley and Katy Moore argued the rise breached human rights and equality laws by discriminating against poor and ethnic minority students.

Video: Hossam el-Hamalawy on the workers' movement in Egypt

13 February 2012
Revolutionary Socialist Hossam el-Hamalawy talks (in English) at the American University in Cairo, 12 February 2012

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