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Challenging Police Harrassment and Racism: The Northern Police Monitoring Project

This piece from The Northern Police Monitoring Project talks about why they were set up and what they’re doing. Stephen Lawrence, Surveillance of Communities, Deaths in Custody, Sean Rigg, Harassment and brutality, Agent Provocateurs, Christopher Alder, Delegitimising and Slandering Community […]

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Building for the Tory Party Conference

Josh Davies reports back from a meeting in Manchester on Wednesday 23rd July 2013, to build for the Tory Party conference being held there from 29th September to 2nd October 2013.

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Manchester solidarity protests held against Turkey repression

Last week there were two protests held in Manchester to show solidarity with demonstrators in Turkey. The protests were called to spread awareness of state violence in Turkey used against those opposed to the building of a shopping mall on […]

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Tenants give the lead in Manchester bedroom tax demo

The beautiful weather certainly didn’t do any harm in helping around three hundred protesters turn out for Saturday’s demonstration against the bedroom tax in Manchester. A rapidly growing rally in the sun saw tenant after tenant summon the courage to […]

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Manchester anti-EDL demo: not a great day for anti-fascism

Yesterday saw members of the EDL and anti-fascists face off at Manchester’s Cenotaph as the far-right attempted to capitalise on the murder of soldier Lee Rigby. We began the day with a rally by the cenotaph, which was surrounded by […]

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Hundreds attend Manchester Peoples’ Assembly

Over 600, maybe 700 people crammed into Central Methodist Hall for the Manchester Peoples ‘Assembly on Tuesday, one of a series of events organised in the lead up to the main assembly held in London next month. The largest attended […]

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Forty attend first Moss Side bedroom tax meeting in Manchester

On Wednesday 10th April South Manchester Against the Bedroom Tax held its first public meeting in Whalley Range Methodist Church. The attendance of 40 people was promising, owing partly to some comprehensive leafleting of the Alexandria Park Estate over the […]

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Salford Rap collective release Hillsborough justice album

If it seemed like impact of the shocking, but also predictable revelations into the Hillsborough disaster and cover-up were going away, the establishment can think again. Salford Rap collective Class Actions are releasing a free compilation album entitled ‘RIP up […]

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