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United East End marches against the English Defence League

Anti EDL protesters

The racist, anti-muslim English Defence League has been sent a clear message by the people of Tower Hamlets. People of all faiths and none, black and white, gay and straight marched in their thousands to show the violent thugs of the EDL that they are not welcome in the East End.

  • Written by Jo Gough & Dan Poulton
  • Category: Latest News

East End Unites against the EDL threat

Salvation Army SpeakerVideo of the United East End rally at London Muslim Centre on Sunday where over 750 people from all backgrounds pledged their solidarity with east London's Muslim communities and their determination to oppose the EDL's racists and fascists

  • Written by Dan Poulton
  • Category: Latest News

Kings Lynn residents resist incinerator

Kings Lynn Without incinerationKing’s Lynn Without Incineration (KLWIN) is a group dedicated to preventing the construction of a proposed waste-to-energy incineration plant at Saddlebow, King’s Lynn.

  • Written by William Alderson
  • Category: Latest News

"Bloody passengers" - scabbing BA pilots start to crack

Pickets gesture at planeBritish Airways has relied upon an army of nearly 300 pilots volunteering to do the work of striking cabin crew. These pilots are actively participating in breaking the unity of workers, who overwhelmingly voted to defend themselves from BA’s attacks on their terms and conditions.

  • Written by Katherine Connelly
  • Category: Latest News

Hopes for a general strike in Spain

Spain Strikers June 200Following a massive demonstration by public sector workers in Spain, unions warn of a general strike if labour market reforms are imposed.

  • Written by Feyzi Ismail
  • Category: Latest News