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Manchester


Supporting N30: activists plan kaleidoscope of solidarity

22 November 2011
Activists in Manchester are busy organising feeder marches, solidarity rallies and delegations for the 30 November strikes.

Anger on the streets of London as 10,000 students demonstrate

09 November 2011
The demonstration has now swollen to around 10,000 strong. It is noisy and militant, with delegations of students from across Britain, including Manchester, Glasgow, Sheffield, Oxford and Brighton.

Electricians picket construction sites and power stations

02 November 2011
The battle to stop building bosses tearing up contracts and slashing wages saw pickets in London, Manchester, Newcastle and Nottinghamshire this morning, Wednesday.

Demo says ‘Don’t take their home’

25 October 2011
Around 70 people gathered outside Longsight police station in Manchester to protest against an eviction on Tuesday of last week.

Protests spoil Bahraini Business Seminar in Manchester

13 October 2011
Protesters confronted Bahraini prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa as he entered a "Doing business in Bahrain" seminar with the Manchester Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.

Don’t let TUC leaders cut a dodgy deal behind workers’ backs

11 October 2011
Brendan Barber’s secret talks with Tory ministers at their conference in Manchester sent out a danger signal.

Tory vultures gather to plot their war on the poor

04 October 2011
The Tories met in Manchester this week to celebrate and deepen their war on the poor.

Fujitsu industrial action suspended for negotiations

04 October 2011
Industrial action by IT workers at Fujitsu in Greater Manchester has been suspended after a last minute agreement with company management.

Wipe the grin off David Cameron's face

04 October 2011
The rich rabble gathered at the Tory conference in Manchester could barely contain their delight.

Construction fight in Manchester too

04 October 2011
Up to 80 electricians and supporters met in Manchester last Saturday. They elected a regional rank‑and-file committee .

Manchester demo takes on Tories

04 October 2011
The Tories got a taste of the anger against them as a huge demonstration swept past their conference in Manchester on Sunday. Up to 35,000 people joined the march, which was initiated by Right to Work and organised by the TUC.

List of banners on Manchester demonstration against the Tories

03 October 2011

More pictures of Manchester demo

02 October 2011

Protest against Tory conference in Manchester - as it happened

02 October 2011
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Fujitsu workers vow to fight on

27 September 2011
Workers at Fujitsu in Manchester are set to continue strikes against victimisations and breaches of agreements over union recognition, pay, pensions and job cuts.

‘On 2 October we say: come to Manchester!’

23 September 2011
"We are not talking about being united—we are united! We are fighting back! There is only one thing that will divide and fall—and that is this government."

Manchester launches fight to save Sure Start

20 September 2011
Campaigners are fighting to save Sure Start centres and Early Years nurseries across Manchester, which are all set to be closed.

Resist attempts to shut down campaigning in Manchester

18 September 2011
Council officers, backed up by police, disrupted socialists and anti-cuts campaigners in Manchester and confiscated their stalls and materials for the second week running on Saturday.

Tory conference protetst is next stop for the fightback

13 September 2011
As trade unions gear up for an autumn of strikes, all roads lead to Manchester on Sunday 2 October.

United Left calls for more resistance

13 September 2011
The United Left (UL), the broad left group in Unite, held its quarterly supporters’ meeting in Manchester last Saturday.

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