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Unison activists prepare cuts fight

09 November 2010
Left wing activists in the Unison union were set to meet this Saturday to discuss fighting the Tory cuts.

Stop EMA cuts

09 November 2010
Cassie is an FE student in south London. She relies on Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) money to go to college, which the Tories want to cut:

Punish the rich not the jobless

09 November 2010
The Tories have launched a brutal attack on unemployed people to deflect criticism from the real scroungers—the rich.

Cameron's Britain

09 November 2010
£50,000 for Tory ‘stylist’ David Cameron has handed hundreds of thousands of pounds of our money to his Tory friends.

Disabled People Against Cuts launched

09 November 2010
Disabled activists and their allies have launched Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) to fight the Tories’ austerity plans. It was formed after the protest at the Tory conference in Birmingham—which was led by disabled people.

These strikes must win

02 November 2010
Three key battles are taking place in Britain. Their outcome will shape the movement against the bosses and the Tories. This week, firefighters and Tube workers in London struck to defend jobs and the quality of the services they provide.

The mood to fight grows among students

02 November 2010
Students from across Britain are mobilising for a big demonstration on Wednesday of next week against soaring fees, course cuts and Tory attempts to bar universities to the poor.

Are some strikes ‘irresponsible’?

02 November 2010
The Tories and the right wing media are incensed at firefighters’ plans to strike on Bonfire Night.

Tories scrap School Support Staff Negotiating Body

02 November 2010
The Tories have scrapped the School Support Staff Negotiating Body (SSSNB), set up to negotiate pay and conditions for around 500,000 workers in England.

Join London firefighters' picket lines on Monday 1 November

31 October 2010
The London firefighters are at the forefront of the battle against Tory cuts. They are fighting to maintain a public service, defend safety and protect workers' rights.

Students forced out of education into poverty

26 October 2010
The Tory cuts are tearing into the futures of young people.

Manchester campaign wins against academy

26 October 2010
A Tory council’s plans to close two schools and turn them into an academy have been foiled in Manchester.

A nightmare vision of Britain if we don't fight the cuts

26 October 2010
It could have been stopped. But here we are in 2015, in a future where Osborne and his Tory friends got their way and slashed public services down to almost nothing.

Nottinghamshire rallies against Tory Sue Cutts’s cuts

26 October 2010
Around 1,000 people joined a loud, angry and vibrant demonstration outside Tory-run Nottinghamshire County Council on Thursday of last week against cuts.

Iain Duncan Smith should get on the bus

26 October 2010
Iain Duncan Smith, the Tory minister for welfare and pensions, last week said people in Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales should "get on the bus" to go and find a job in Cardiff.

Polly Toynbee’s glasses are too rose-tinted

26 October 2010
As the Tories drive a knife deep into the welfare state, nostalgia for Labour’s years in office may well grow as memories fade.

Tens of thousands take to the streets over cuts

26 October 2010
Fury at the Tories exploded onto the streets last Saturday. Ordinary people struck and protested against the government’s assault on working people, on education, jobs and welfare.

The fight is on to stop Tory cuts

26 October 2010
Anger at the Tories’ vicious assault on our services and jobs erupted onto the streets last Saturday as tens of thousands protested across the country—from Edinburgh to Bristol.

Follow France, follow the firefighters: fight!

26 October 2010
Tens of thousands of people took part in demonstrations against the Tory cuts last week. The resistance has begun, and not a moment too soon.

Protest and anger sweeps Britain against smug Tories

26 October 2010
Saturday saw a great display of resistance to the Tories and their Lib Dem lackeys—with around 50,000 protesting.

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