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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.

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.

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.

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.

No ice cream for Nazis on Merseyside

30 September 2011
The British National Party tried demonstrating last night (Thursday) outside Liverpool Arts Centre where this week's BBC Question Time was being recorded.

Unity against cuts in Liverpool

23 August 2011
Firefighters and civil service workers are joining forces in Liverpool to fight the cuts.


19 July 2011
Why Liverpool fans hate the Murdoch press I can barely bring myself to write this letter as it brings up so much anger and bitterness towards Rupert Murdoch, the Sun, and its former editor Kelvin McKenzie.

Unions take joint action against private academy threat

19 July 2011
Workers at Shorefields Community School in Dingle, Liverpool, struck on Tuesday of this week.

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:

'Cliff speaks on practically everything'

21 June 2011
Shaun Doherty, a young teacher who had recently joined the International Socialists, was in Liverpool in 1972 when he first heard Tony Cliff speak.

Unite rules revision conference

14 June 2011
Unite representatives gathered this week in Liverpool to discuss changes to the union’s Rule Book. Many of the amendments submitted marked a step forward in the process of becoming a more inclusive, activist union.

People’s Assembly: Let’s have action, not just words

07 June 2011
More than 120 people attended a People’s Assembly in Liverpool last Saturday.

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