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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.

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 .

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

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.

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.

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.

Trade unionists join in Manchester Pride event

30 August 2011

Rise Like Lions: the story behind Peterloo massacre

23 August 2011
Manchester councillor Pat Karney called the recent riots "one of the worst days in Manchester’s history".

Manchester and Crewe united in defence of Fujitsu rep

23 August 2011
An Employment Tribunal into the case of the sacked Fujitsu Unite union rep Alan Jenney is set to be held in Stoke-on-Trent on Thursday of this week.

Give young a future, say campaigners

16 August 2011
Activists in Manchester were set to come together for a public meeting on "What caused the riots?" on Thursday of this week.

Bolton pathology workers ballot for action

26 July 2011
Workers in the pathology department at Royal Bolton Hospital in Greater Manchester are balloting for industrial action.

Protests at Tory and Lib Dem conference will show our strength

26 July 2011
Several months ago Right to Work initiated marches on the Tory party conference in Manchester on 2 October and the Lib Dem conference in Birmingham on 18 September.

More sites join fight for Fujitsu rep

12 July 2011
Unite union members at the Manchester site of the Fujitsu IT firm are to ballot for strikes against a number of attacks on the union, including the threat to dismiss Crewe rep Alan Jenney.

Protests on 30 June

21 June 2011
Birmingham: 12 noon, Victoria SquareBristol: 11am from College GreenBrighton: 10.30am, the LevelCambridge: 12noon, Parkers Piece lCardiff: 12noon, City HallGlasgow: 12noon, George SquareLeeds: 12noon, City SquareLeicester: 11.30am, New Walk CentreLiverpool: 12 noon, St George’s PlateauLondon: 11.30am, Lincoln’s Inn FieldManchester: 11am All Saints ParkNewcastle: 1pm, MonumentNorwich:

Union plans 'campaign of coordinated strikes'

21 June 2011
Delegates at Unison’s local government conference in Manchester voted last Sunday to back a campaign of strikes to defend their pensions.

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