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Taking up the fight against the local authority cuts

Taking up the fight against the local authority cuts As Bristol’s mayor calls for protest against Tory austerity, Sadie Robinson looks at the fight against council cuts

Anti-racists organise after third fire attack on mosque in Manchester

Anti-racists organise after third fire attack on mosque in Manchester A mosque used mainly by Nigerians in Manchester was set ablaze last Sunday after a four-year campaign of racist harassment.

Upbeat walkout against job cuts at Manchester Metropolitan University

Upbeat walkout against job cuts at Manchester Metropolitan University Groups of pickets were out in force across Manchester Metropolitan University to begin a two-day strike on Tuesday.

Anger grows in EIS union as Scottish college bosses drag their feet over pay deal

Anger grows in EIS union as Scottish college bosses drag their feet over pay deal Scottish college bosses are still dragging their feet in a long-running dispute over equal pay.

Police raids sow fear in Manchester

Police raids sow fear in Manchester The cops’ heavy-handed response to the Manchester attack has chilling echoes of the state’s deadly clampdown that followed the 7/7 bombings in 2005, writes Dave Sewell

LETTERS: Why are people homeless on Manchester’s streets?

LETTERS: Why are people homeless on Manchester’s streets? In a poll in Manchester last week tackling homelessness was viewed by half the respondents as an important factor in deciding their vote.

Blame the system that creates terrorism

30 May 2017
Terrorist attacks are often a brutal response to a brutal world, explains Simon Basketter—and the only way to end the violence is to transform the society that breeds it

‘I will not be silent after racist attack’

17 January 2017
Nahella Ashraf, an activist from Manchester Stand Up To Racism (SUTR), speaks out after being subjected to a racist attack on a trip to Hammersmith, west London, earlier this month

Fujitsu IT workers launch new wave of strikes against bosses' attacks

13 January 2017
IT workers in Manchester are resisting a multinational firm's attack. Fujitsu is holding down pay, robbing pensions and planning mass layoffs.

FirstGroup bosses call for talks after solid strike of bus drivers in Manchester

24 May 2016
Some 150 bus drivers joined the picket line at FirstGroup’s Manchester Queen’s Road depot on Tuesday in a row over changes to conditions and bargaining procedures.

Manchester march is our chance to step up the fightback

22 September 2015
New Tory attacks will make life harder for the poorest people in Britain.

Building resistance to the Tories means making the Manchester march massive

01 September 2015
Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for the Labour leadership has captured ordinary people’s deep-seated anger with the austerity consensus.

Fascists are outnumbered in Manchester

25 August 2015
Some 200 anti-fascists saw off around 40 Nazis from the National Front, North West Infidels and Combat 18 in Manchester last Saturday.

Momentum is building for a mass anti-Tory demo on 4 October in Manchester

18 August 2015
Activists across Britain are gearing up for a week of protest outside the Tory Party conference in Manchester in October.

Rage as Manchester council moves to ban homelessness camp

04 August 2015
Manchester's homeless people and their supporters took it to the streets last Saturday after the city council was granted an injunction banning protest camps in the city centre.

Let’s build a mass snub for Tories in Manchester this October

21 July 2015
A mood of resistance is building in Manchester ahead of the Tory Party conference, which will be held there in October.

Manchester city square campers call for homes for homeless

12 May 2015
Around 200 people rallied in central Manchester last Saturday in solidarity with homeless people and supporters camped out in the town square.

Taking on the Nazis in Greater Manchester

06 August 2013
Around 35 people joined a protest in Leigh, near Wigan, called by Unite Against Fascism.

Manchester march defends library

23 April 2013
Angry chants rang through the streets of Levenshulme, south Manchester, on Sunday as a march against cuts wound its way to the threatened library and Arcadia sports facility.

A story of services threatened by the axe

05 April 2013
The campaigns to save libraries threatened with closure in Manchester teamed up on Saturday of last week, to build a“pop-up library” for storytelling in Piccadilly Gardens.

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