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Hard to be looney on the “looney left”

Jon Hochschartner looks at the issues surrounding mental health and activism

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Stop fracking Balcombe – join the protests

Join the protests against Fracking in Balcombe

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Revolutionary but how? Thoughts from 9 July 2013

Andrew Cooper reflects on what it means to be revolutionary after a joint ISN, SR and ACI event on 9 July 2013.

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Building in our communities

As part of its efforts to dig itself out of irrelevance as a political force in British politics, the Left must re-examine the efficacy of its interactions with oppressed peoples. The various activities that have sprung up in reaction to […]

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Bedroom tax protests dominate housing convention

Last week saw the social housing industry across the country gather at Manchester Central for three days of conferencing and a huge exhibition organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). Despite hundreds of companies and policymakers spending thousands of […]

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Manchester Memorial Protest for Clement Meric

On Tuesday June 11 around 80 anti-fascists took to the streets of Manchester to commemorate Clement Meric, a French anti-fascist activist recently killed on the streets of Paris by neo-Nazis. The event was called by Plan C and Manchester Anti Capitalist […]

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Learning the lessons from Beyond the Fragments

Yesterday (8 June) was a rare sunny Saturday in Manchester yet 45 people decided to spend the day at The University of Manchester to discuss feminism, socialism and the state at the movement at an all day event titled Beyond the […]

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Re-assessing Anticapitalist “Internationalism”

Just a few of weeks ago, we were devastated (but not wholly surprised) to hear of yet another tragic disaster taking place in Bangladesh. I’m talking of course, about the collapse of textiles factory in a district of Dhaka, the […]

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