All posts tagged Manchester

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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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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Manchester faces down English Defence League

Dan Edwards reports on what was a good day for antifascism

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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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