NO MORE AUSTERITY | NO TO RACISM | TORIES MUST GO

27 June 2016 — The People’s Assembly Against Austerity

The People’s Assembly and Stand Up To Racism have called an emergency demonstration as the Tories face crisis following the referendum. Please do all you can to share, invite and be there! 

After the referendum unite to demand…
NO MORE AUSTERITY | NO TO RACISM | TORIES MUST GO

Demonstrate: Saturday 16 July 2016
Assemble 12pm, BBC HQ, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA
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#BurnAusterity: Join a ‘Bonfire of Austerity’ action near you

4 November 2013 — Change:How?

[How indeed? I’m not sure what to make of this stuff frankly. The major sponsor is the Observer newspaper! They seem to come out once a year, talk a lot and then disappear until the next crisis comes along. It’s all slick PR stuff, no doubt pro bono work from a mind-fucker but what does it all mean and does it lead anywhere?  I mean really, “pin the blame on Cameron”? But not on capitalism? Burn your energy bill? I despair WB]

Tomorrow’s ‘Bonfire of Austerity’ looks set to be one of the biggest days of action for many years. Actions are taking place up and down the country as people are forced into poverty, forced to choose whether to heat the home or put food on the table and forced into the hands of legal loan sharks.

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Egypt: The officers’ war of terror; latest statements from the Egyptian left

27 July, 2013 — Jadaliyya

Since the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak, Egypt has become a battlefield of narratives. Each narrative has sought to appropriate and define the January 25 Revolution. The wielders of power, most notably the army, along with its allies, advanced a narrative claiming that the revolution succeeded—thanks to the intervention of the officers. Continue reading

German authorities persecute anti-fascist protester By Martin Nowak

9 July 2013 — WSWS

After seven days of proceedings, the Dresden District Court has suspended the trial of Lothar König indefinitely. The prosecution accuses König, a youth pastor from Jena, of serious breach of the peace, obstruction of justice and resisting a law enforcement officer. He is alleged to have incited protesters to engage in violence against police on February 19, 2011 at the annual anti-fascist demonstration in Dresden.

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Turkish police round up young protesters for use of social media By Bill Van Auken

6 June 2013 — WSWS

Turkish police have rounded up dozens of young protesters in the western port city of Izmir on charges of “encouraging rebellion,” “inciting public hatred” and spreading “misleading and libelous information” for their use of Twitter and other social media during the mass demonstrations that have swept the country over the past week.

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HAITI: Massive March Signals Resurrection of Aristide’s Lavalas Movement By Kim Ives

15 May 2013 — Haïti Liberté

Aristide March

Image: Wendell Polynice/Haïti Liberté

Well over 15,000 people poured out from all corners of Haiti’s capital to march alongside the cortege of cars that carried former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide back to his home in Tabarre from the Port-au-Prince courthouse he visited on May 8.

Thousands more massed along sidewalks and on rooftops to cheer the procession on, waving flags and wearing small photos of Aristide in their hair, pinned to their clothing, or stuck in their hats.

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