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.
25 September 2009
Lecturers at Tower Hamlets College, east London, have won a fantastic victory against their bosses after four weeks of all-out, indefinite strike action.
22 September 2009
War, according to Wikipedia, is "an interaction in which two or more opposing forces have a struggle of wills". It is an apt description of what is happening between workers in the public sector and the government.
22 September 2009
A month of all-out strike action by lecturers to defend education and jobs has forced concessions from management at Tower Hamlets College.
15 September 2009
Striking workers who are fighting for jobs and education at Tower Hamlets College in east London are growing more determined by the day – and their fantastic action has forced management to backtrack.
08 September 2009
A huge battle is underway in Tower Hamlets College, east London.
01 September 2009
Workers at Tower Hamlets College, east London, are taking all-out, indefinite strike action to defend jobs and education.
27 August 2009
Lecturers formed mass pickets outside Tower Hamlets college in east London today, on the first day of an all-out, indefinite strike.
25 August 2009
Lecturers at Tower Hamlets College in east London are set to begin an all-out indefinite strike from Thursday of this week to defend education and jobs.
14 July 2009
In June management at Tower Hamlets college presented a cost saving "efficiency" document to workers and their UCU and Unison unions.
07 July 2009
Over 100 pickets shut down Tower Hamlets College in east London last week, setting an example of how to fight the drastic cuts that are hitting education.