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Liverpool trade union march defies threats from far right

24 July 2012
Around 300 trade unionists and activists marched in Toxteth, Liverpool, last Saturday for an annual commemoration of the life of Liverpool-born Irish socialist James Larkin.

Teachers set to meet to discuss the pensions fight

12 June 2012
Teachers were set to meet in Liverpool this Saturday to discuss the fight to defend their pensions.

Meyr Melnhof protest

17 April 2012
Workers sacked by Meyr Melnhof Packaging in Bootle, near Liverpool, have been protesting outside the company’s clients and their shareholders.

Packaging workers target clients

10 April 2012
Locked out workers from Mayr Melnof Packaging (MMP) factory in Bootle near Liverpool were in Manchester on Thursday of last week.

Bootle - the battle goes on

03 April 2012
Workers from Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle, near Liverpool, protested outside the Austrian embassy in London last Friday against their treatment at the hands of the Austrian-based firm.

Bootle packaging workers protest in London against redundancies

30 March 2012
Workers from Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle, near Liverpool, protested outside the Austrian embassy in London today, Friday, against their treatment at the hands of the Austrian-based firm.

MMP strikers plan London demo

27 March 2012
Over 80 people rallied in solidarity with 149 locked out workers at Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle near Liverpool on Thursday of last week.

Locked out Bootle workers call protest in London

23 March 2012
Over 80 people rallied in solidarity with 149 locked out workers at Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle near Liverpool last night, Thursday.

Trade unionists meet in Liverpool

13 March 2012
Over 100 delegates representing 21 trade unions and four trades councils met at the north west TUC conference in Liverpool last Saturday.

Nazi Nick Griffin shows his true colours

21 February 2012
British National Party (BNP) leader Nick Griffin showed his true Nazi colours at a rally outside Liverpool Crown Court earlier this month, when he was pictured posing behind a "white power" flag.

Bootle workers' factory occupation spooks the bosses

20 February 2012
Angry print workers rushed the gates of Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle, near Liverpool, last Saturday in response to a management lockout.

Racism in football must be fought—but Tories have no answers

14 February 2012
The footage of Liverpool’s Luis Suarez refusing to shake hands with Patrice Evra, the black player he had previously racially abused, has reignited the row about racism in football.

LGBT History Month: Alan Turing lectures in London and Liverpool

04 February 2012
Alan Turing was one of the 20th century’s pioneering mathematicians. He developed the abstract theory of computation before moving on to work on early computing machines.

Liverpool airport strikes to end

10 January 2012
Baggage handlers at Liverpool’s John Lennon airport will stop striking at the end of this month, their union has announced.

Anti-racists condemn Liverpool FC

03 January 2012
Football fans, players and anti-racist campaigners have condemned Liverpool FC’s defence of its player, Luis Suarez, who has been found guilty of racism.

Bosses face a hard day's strike

03 January 2012
Baggage handlers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport held regular walkouts over Christmas and the New Year.

John Lennon airport staff: Imagine there’s no job cuts

22 November 2011
Ground staff at Liverpool John Lennon Airport are to stage a series of two-hour strikes.

Liverpool's unions stand up to EDL attack

15 November 2011
Trade unionists in Liverpool chased off ten thugs from the racist English Defence League (EDL) last week.

Anti-fascism round-up

01 November 2011
The British National Party tried to hold its annual conference in secret in Wavertree, Liverpool.

The truth - politicians and police lied about Hillsborough deaths

18 October 2011
The long-fought campaign for justice for 96 Liverpool football fans crushed to death at the Hillsborough stadium in 1989 has won an important victory.

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