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Bedroom Tax: what you need to know, what you need to do

John Bowman explains the policy behind the bedroom tax and the next steps for the campaign Of all the Tories’ cuts to benefits, the “bedroom tax” has provoked the biggest wave of anger. The cuts of 14% to housing benefit for […]

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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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Birmingham: the only democracy we have is resistance

Originally posted at Slaney Street Blog The destruction of Birmingham’s local services leaves people with only one option to express themselves democratically: protests. Today dozens of people blockaded the council house at every entrance, which had Birmingham residents linking arms […]

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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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The future of the student movement

A grassroots activist meeting in London discusses alternatives to the NUS

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Occupy Sussex: a new wind blowing through student politics?

Maïa Pal discusses the history and wider implications of the current occupation at Sussex University.

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Bedroom Tax: outrage over latest attack on the poor

Dan Edwards discusses the Government’s latest policy disaster.

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