All posts tagged Manchester

Building unity – A report on the ACI national conference

On December 7 the Anticapitalist Initiative (ACI) held a national supporters meeting in Manchester to discuss ongoing work within the movement and the next steps in the discussion to form a united revolutionary organisation with Socialist Resistance (SR) and the International Socialist Network (ISN). […]

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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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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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Lord of the Bedroom Tax to face a storm of protest at Manchester housing conference

Lord Freud, the Tory minister for welfare reform, will be greeted by angry tenants and their supporters when he speaks at the national Housing 2013 conference in Manchester on Thursday 27th June. The Bedroom Tax is causing distress and anxiety […]

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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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Bedroom tax activists call for mass action at Housing 2013 conference

Bedroom tax activists in Manchester are calling for tenants, trade unionists and other campaigners from across the country to flock to the city at the end of June – to demonstrate and lobby at the biggest corporate event in the […]

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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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