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50,000 NHS jobs threatened

22 November 2011
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says that government cuts put 50,000 jobs at risk in the health service in England.

EDL join political party

22 November 2011
The racist English Defence League (EDL) has announced a tie-up with the British Freedom Party (BFP), which emerged from a splinter group of the fascist British National Party last year.

Liverpool's unions stand up to EDL attack

15 November 2011
Trade unionists in Liverpool chased off ten thugs from the racist English Defence League (EDL) last week.

Free schools not for poor

15 November 2011
The Tories’ flagship free schools are only taking half the proportion of children on free school means compared with other state schools in England.

Campaign to kick out Nazi Nick Griffin

08 November 2011
campaigners in the north west of England will launch a campaign on Sunday to unseat Nazi British National Party leader Nick Griffin.

Anti-racists stand up to EDL in Birmingham

30 October 2011
The racist English Defence League (EDL) suffered a disastrous day this weekend, on Saturday.

A history of racism against travelling people

25 October 2011
Travellers have faced racism for centuries. As early as the 16th century, laws were passed in England expelling so called "Egyptians" or Gypsies.

Printing cash won’t end banking crisis

11 October 2011
"This is the most serious financial crisis we’ve seen, at least since the 1930s, if not ever," Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, admitted last week.

Miserable day for EDL racists in London and Leeds

11 October 2011
Supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) were humiliated in central London last Saturday.

Miserable day for EDL in London and Leeds

08 October 2011
Supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) were humiliated in central London today, Saturday.

Stopping the EDL: two steps forward, one small kick back

04 October 2011
In the aftermath of their Tower Hamlets debacle, one of the more thoughtful supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) wrote about how they "got it so wrong".

Stop racist EDL protest in London

27 September 2011
Unite against Fascism (UAF) has called a counter‑protest at a planned English Defence League (EDL) demonstration at Downing Street on Saturday 8 October.

Sugar workers want a sweeter deal

20 September 2011
Workers at four British Sugar plants in the east of England are balloting for strikes over pay.

A history of racism against Travellers and Gypsies

13 September 2011
Racism against Travellers in England goes back to Tudor times. The Roma first arrived in England from France in the Middle Ages.

Tories back off Esol cuts

06 September 2011
The government has reversed its decision to make cuts to English language teaching (Esol).

EDL ‘big one’ is a big flop

06 September 2011
The English Defence League (EDL) was humiliated last Saturday. Thousands of anti-fascist protesters kept some 600 racist thugs out of Tower Hamlets.

Support for anti-EDL protest from people attending prayers at East London Mosque

02 September 2011
Anti-fascist campaigners are today making a final push to build tomorrow’s protest against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Tower Hamlets, east London.

Rail workers: 'If EDL racists turn up at our stations, we’ll shut them down'

02 September 2011
London Underground workers in the RMT union today informed management that if the racist English Defence League (EDL) appear at any stations or on any trains tomorrow, they will refuse to work.

Make a stand against the EDL racists

30 August 2011
The racist English Defence League (EDL) plans to parade in the streets of Tower Hamlets, east London, on Saturday. This is despite a ban on all marches by home secretary Theresa May.

New meeting place for Saturday's anti-EDL protest in Whitechapel

30 August 2011
The new assembly point for the joint Unite Against Fascism/United East End demonstration against the English Defence League has been announced.

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