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Routes to Revolution: Women Mapping Birmingham

02 November 2010
Routes to Revolution showcases the creative responses of a group of refugee and newly arrived women towards Birmingham’s industrial and craft-based heritage.

Birmingham's Tory council leads new attack on asylum seekers

12 October 2010
At the same time as attacking the workforce, Birmingham’s Tory housing chief is throwing the city’s asylum seekers out of their homes—to make room for "our people".

Letters

12 October 2010
Letters

UAF launches anti-racist tour

05 October 2010
UAF is hosting a series of meetings across the country in the coming months. These include ones in Glasgow on 13 October, Birmingham on 16 October, London Metropolitan University on 28 October and Cambridge on 2 November.

An appeal for unity in the campaign against Tory cuts

05 October 2010
The Birmingham demonstration was a very welcome boost to the resistance against the Tories.

Photos from the Birmingham Right to Work march

05 October 2010

7,000 join Right to Work march on Tory conference

05 October 2010
Thousands of trade unionists, students and campaigners filled the streets of central Birmingham last Sunday, defying pouring rain to join the Right to Work march on the Tory party conference.

Reach out to Socialist Worker supporters

05 October 2010
Donations from Sunday’s Right to Work demonstration in Birmingham helped to push the Socialist Worker financial appeal up to £81,869 so far.

Right to Work protest at the Tory Party conference as it happens

03 October 2010
Socialist Worker will be providing news and pictures of the protest at the Tory Party conference in Birmingham today (see below). Please check regularly for the latest from our team of reporters and photographers.

Protest planned over Birmingham sack threat

28 September 2010
Management through terror. That’s the Tory council’s strategy in Birmingham, where the Conservative conference begins this weekend.

March on the Tories

21 September 2010
Thousands of people will be taking to the streets of Birmingham on Sunday 3 October to protest against the Tories’ crazed slashing of jobs and public services. And there couldn’t be a better city to protest in.

Backing grows for Birmingham march

21 September 2010
With just over a week to go to the protest in Birmingham, support is flooding in from across Britain.

Birmingham prepares to defy council job threats

21 September 2010
Birmingham’s Tory council has issued redundancy notices to 26,000 council workers, telling them that they have to accept massive wage cuts or face the sack.

Video of support for anti-Tory march in Birmingham

17 September 2010
Albert Bore, leader of Birmingham Council Labour Group and Caroline Johnson, assistant secretary Birmingham Unison, 16 September 2010

Birmingham Labour councillors and trade unionists back Right to Work march

17 September 2010
Right to Work—supported by local trade unionists, anti-cuts campaigners and the Birmingham Council Labour Group—held a press conference yesterday to demand the right to march past the Tory Party conference in the city on 3 October.

Birmingham council threatens to sack 26,000 workers

14 September 2010
Birmingham council bosses have sent some 26,000 council workers official letters threatening them with the sack.

Activists ready to march on Tories’ conference

14 September 2010
Support for the right of anti-cuts protesters to march past the Tory Party conference on Sunday 3 October in Birmingham is growing by the day.

Letters

14 September 2010
Letters

Sandwell bins walkout over pay

14 September 2010
Bin workers in Sandwell, near Birmingham, struck on Wednesday of last week in a long-running dispute over pay.

Don't let Tory cuts wreck lives

07 September 2010
Anger is growing at West Midlands police over their decision to prevent demonstrators marching past the Tory Party conference in Birmingham on Sunday 3 October.

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