30 March 2011
Teachers and council workers struck across Tower Hamlets, east London, today, Wednesday. They are fighting 500 job cuts that will hit everything from social services to schools and youth workers.
29 March 2011
A key battle against the cuts was set to take place across two London boroughs this week.
25 March 2011
A bus full of activists toured Tower Hamlets, east London, today (Friday) to raise support for the council workers’ and teachers’ strikes there next Wednesday.
22 March 2011
A battle bus took to the streets of Tower Hamlets on Saturday.
22 March 2011
Activists last week delivered a significant victory against attempts to divide the Muslim and LGBT communities in Tower Hamlets, east London.
12 March 2011
In a fantastic result, some 2,000 teachers in Tower Hamlets have voted overwhelmingly for strikes against cuts.
02 March 2011
It was shocking to read the response of liberal gay journalist Johann Hari to the recent appearance of "gay free zone" stickers carrying slogans from the Koran in Tower Hamlets, east London.
01 March 2011
More than 5,000 workers in Tower Hamlets, east London, could soon be on strike against cuts.
15 February 2011
Workers at Doncaster council in South Yorkshire and Tower Hamlets council in London are to ballot for strikes over cuts.
08 February 2011
Teachers in Tower Hamlets are showing how to save jobs and services.
01 February 2011
The biggest teachers meeting in Tower Hamlets for more than 35 years last week unanimously voted to ballot all NUT union members in the east London borough for strikes against cuts.
14 December 2010
Teachers and council workers in Tower Hamlets, east London, this week moved a step closer to a borough-wide strike against cuts.
26 October 2010
Lutfur Rahman, standing as an independent, won the Tower Hamlets mayoral election last week—trouncing the Labour Party.
19 October 2010
Tower Hamlets in east London was the scene of a hotly contested election for mayor this week.
05 October 2010
"Lutfur was dropped from the original candidate shortlist. He challenged that decision at the High Court and was reinstated.
20 June 2010
Some 5,000 people protested in Tower Hamlets east London today, Sunday, against racism and fascism.
08 June 2010
The English Defence League (EDL) plans to whip up racism against one of Britain’s largest Muslim communities. It has announced plans to gather in Tower Hamlets, east London, on Sunday 20 June.
02 March 2010
The threat to privatise community health services in Tower Hamlets, east London, has been stopped by union opposition.
05 January 2010
Over 90 workers and students from universities across London and beyond met at King’s College on Tuesday 15 December to discuss ways of giving a united focus to the fight to defend jobs and education. Activists came a variety of institutions including UCL, Westminster University, Westminster College, London College of Communication, Tower Hamlets College, Queen Mary University, Goldsmiths, London Metropolitan University and Sussex University.
29 September 2009
Militant action works. That is the lesson from Tower Hamlets College in east London, where lecturers have beaten the threat of compulsory redundancies after four weeks on all-out strike.