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Appeal for funds: fighting the bedroom tax in Manchester

Over the past few weeks activists in South Manchester have been working very hard to prepare the ground for an offensive against the bedroom tax. A launch meeting is planned for 10th April, where we hope to encourage residents to […]

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Manchester bedroom tax protest: a tale of two demos

A good start to bedroom tax campaigning, despite attempts by the Labour Party to hijack the day, writes Jak Dyehouse

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‘What should radical political organisations look like today?’ at Occupy Sussex

Maia Pal reports back on a meeting on radical activism and organisation, held in Brighton at the Sussex Occupation. Below, Luke Cooper replies to the debate. On Wednesday 6 March, activists put together a forum entitled ‘What should radical political […]

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National ACI meetup shows growing support for a new left

Anticapitalist Initiative activists gathered to share experiences and consider the future of the project in its third national meeting, on Saturday, 9 March. Held in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, there were many new faces, including activists from Wrexham who have just […]

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Manchester faces down English Defence League

Dan Edwards reports on what was a good day for antifascism

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National meeting for members and supporters 2013

The first national meeting of ACI supporters and friends in 2013 will take place in Manchester on 9 March 2013. Participants in the initiative will discuss the direction they would like to see the organisation will take. We want to […]

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Manchester anti-cuts protesters march on town hall

Around 200 protesters braved snow and cold to march against cuts in Manchester today. With the PCS union samba band leading the demo, it was vibrant and had energy, but was smaller in size than the most recent city-wide demonstration […]

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Hundreds march to save Withy Baths

Several hundred South Manchester residents turned out to protest against the closure of Withington Baths today in a huge local effort to save the service. The leisure centre – along with numerous other local services is under threat as Manchester’s […]

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