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Right to Work forum meets

Campaigners gathered in London for the Right to Work campaign’s forum on austerity and resistance last Sunday.

Boycott Workfare protest in Oxford Street keeps up pressure on firms

Boycott Workfare protest in Oxford Street keeps up pressure on firms Protesters exposed central London shops that exploit the government’s workfare scheme on Saturday. The protest was one of 38 around the country on a national day of action called by Boycott Workfare.

Right to Work activists corner Tory minister Duncan Smith

Right to Work activists corner Tory minister Duncan Smith Anti-workfare activists harangued Tory minister Iain Duncan Smith outside Tottenham town hall in north London this morning (Friday).

Birmingham prepares to battle the Lib Dems

Birmingham prepares to battle the Lib Dems Trade unionists who are set to strike during the Lib Dems’ conference came together with activists organising a march on it at a rally on Thursday.

Give young a future, say campaigners

Give young a future, say campaigners Activists in Manchester were set to come together for a public meeting on "What caused the riots?" on Thursday of this week.

People's Convention will help organise the resistance

The People’s Convention in central London next Saturday 12 February will bring together campaigners to discuss stepping up the fight against Tory cuts. Everyone should aim to take part in this vital conference.

The People’s Convention: coming together against cuts

25 January 2011
Hundreds of anti-cuts activists, trade unionists, pensioners and students are signed up to the People’s Convention on 12 February.

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.

Revolt against the Tories

28 September 2010
The Tories are coming for our jobs, our pensions, our services, our schools and our hospitals.

Why I’m joining the march

14 September 2010
Mary Brodbin is a retired member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ). She told the meeting last week, "Pensioners are furious—we are confident, militant, vibrant and up for action.

London meeting rallies the resistance to cuts

14 September 2010
Some 150 people packed into a Right to Work meeting in London on Thursday of last week.

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.

Protesters launch statement to reinstate route for October 3 demo outside Tory conference

02 September 2010
A statement of protest against police changes to the route for the 3 October anti-cuts demonstration outside the Tory party conference has been launched by Birmingham Right to Work.

Take on the Tories on 3 October in Birmingham

31 August 2010
Ben Sprung, FBU

Plymouth launch anti-cuts action plan

24 August 2010
Some 65 people attended Plymouth TUC’s Fight the Cuts meeting on Thursday of last week.

Protest 3 October: Activists unite to take resistance to the heart of government

24 August 2010
Trade union backing for the Right to Work protest at the Tory Party conference is growing.

Disabled tenants protest in Hastings

17 August 2010
Disabled tenants of Amicus Horizon housing association in Hastings demonstrated on Monday against threats of eviction, bullying and a policy of refusing to do repairs for tenants they are in dispute with.

More union branches line up to back Right to Work demonstration

17 August 2010
The Eastern Number 4 branch of the Communication Workers Union (CWU), Sheffield Green Party and Rotherham Hospital Unison branch are the latest organisations to back the 3 October protest.

Anti-Tory conference protest is a focus for resistance

17 August 2010
Significant meetings of anti-cuts activists took place in Birmingham and Glasgow last week to prepare for the protest at the Tory Party conference in Birmingham on 3 October.

Sign Right to Work statement

10 August 2010
Trade union leaders, MPs and campaigners have added their names to a statement of support for the demonstration. It has been called by Right to Work, backed by three trade unions—the PCS, NUJ and UCU—and the Labour Representation Committee.

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