12 April 2016
Short news stories from the last week including Tory ministers keep their grip on Tower Hamlets council, benefit cuts hit the poor again and the offshore 'saviour' of Tata Steel in Scunthorpe
16 June 2015
The election in Tower Hamlets reflected a witch hunt against Muslims
09 June 2015
Activists in east London defied a racist smear to back Rabina Khan for mayor, reports Dave Sewell
02 June 2015
Tower Hamlets is set to elect a new mayor on 11 June after a racist witch hunt saw Lutfur Rahman removed. Now Rabina Khan is running to defend democracy and take on the establishment, her supporters told Dave Sewell
12 May 2015
Dozens of activists were on the streets of Tower Hamlets last Saturday to launch the campaign to elect Rabina Khan as Tower Hamlets mayor.
05 May 2015
Over 1,000 people came to a Defend Democracy in Tower Hamlets meeting in east London on Thursday of last week.
28 April 2015
The long Islamophobic witch hunt against Lutfur Rahman continued last week with his removal as mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London.
07 April 2015
A joint solidarity delegation of councillors and trade unionists from the London borough of Tower Hamlets visited Greece last month.
09 December 2014
Staff at Langdon Park secondary school in Tower Hamlets were celebrating an important victory this week after making a stand against IT corporation Capita.
25 November 2014
Ofsted inspectors ‘unfairly humiliated’ Tower Hamlets schools, reports Sadie Robinson
11 November 2014
The Tories have launched an assault on Tower Hamlets council in east London. They plan to send in a “takeover squad” to run parts of the authority.
07 September 2013
Anti-racist protesters kept the English Defence League (EDL) out of Tower Hamlets in east London today, Saturday.
06 August 2013
Anti-fascists in east London are mobilising to stop the English Defence League (EDL) marching in Tower Hamlets—again.
09 October 2012
Teachers at an east London secondary school are set to strike for three days from Monday of next week. The NUT union members at Bishop Challoner school in Tower Hamlets would be the first to strike as part of their union’s workload campaign.
03 July 2012
More than 200 people protested last Saturday against the stationing of surface-to-air missiles in residential areas for the Olympics in Tower Hamlets, east London.
01 May 2012
Teachers in the NUT union struck alongside Unison union members at Central Foundation Girls School in Tower Hamlets, east London, on Wednesday of last week.
10 April 2012
Rich visitors to the Olympics will be welcome at the 30 luxury suites of the "Fish Island Riviera" in Tower Hamlets, just 100 metres from the games venue.
28 March 2012
The strike has had a big impact on many schools in Tower Hamlets.
17 January 2012
The example of one London borough shows how poverty, police racism and a lack of opportunities affect young people.
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".