From Jon Bartley on Ekklesia
So despite David Cameronâ€™s promise on national TV to meet with the parents of disabled children who attend mainstream schools, andÂ Channel 4â€™s FactCheck which showed that the PM didnâ€™t know the contents of his own manifesto with regard to the treatment of disabled children, the Lib Dem-Conservative agreement has taken on […]
People who support migrant cleanersâ€™ struggles in London may well know of Juan Carlos Piedra, an Ecuadorian worker victimised at University College London because of his trade union activism. He has also been active in the solidarity efforts behind UBS bank cleaners in the City of London.
Juan Carlos has been called to an interim hearing […]Read more →
From Feminist Fightback/Friends of Hackney Nurseries
Join us and Friends of Hackney Nurseries on Sunday 30th May, 11am-2pm at London Fields for fun, games and organising to save childcare provision!
At the end of April at least 8 community nurseries in Hackney were informed of immediate cuts in their budget of up to 60%, or about Â£50,000. […]
From the International Collective of Prostitutes
A malicious prosecution with a happy ending.
On Thursday 29 April, in Luton Crown Court, Claire Finch was found NOT GUILTY of a criminal charge of keeping a brothel. Â The jury,Â in line with public opinion,Â refused to criminalise Ms Finch for working together with friends from her own home for safety.Â Ms […]
From Workers’ Climate Action:
On Saturday 22 May, Workersâ€™ Climate Action will be organising a critical mass bike ride in solidarity with the BA cabin crew workersâ€™ struggle and in defence of the right to strike.
British Airways bosses have once again secured a high court injunction against the strike on the basis of […]
I was hoping to take a little bit of a break after successfully campaigning against the British National Party in the run up to the British general and local elections. However at the early hours of Tuesday 18th May, I received an email from Junya Lek Yimprasert, founder of Thai Labour Campaign, asking for solidarity […]Read more →
A peaceful demonstration will be taking place at the Royal Thai Embassy, in Westminster in response to the extrajudicial killings of protestors in Bangkok yesterday.
The ongoing political crisis in Thailand starting from the military crackdown on the protesters of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), also known as the â€œRed Shirtsâ€, since 10 […]
At last, someone’s come up with a clean, decisive system for holding elections. The way it works is everyone has a vote, and then the management of British Airways and a judge decide the result. They’ve tried this method with the ballot for a strike amongst cabin crews, who voted 7,482 to 1,789 in favour. […]Read more →
Annual Film Festival Organized by Young Refugees Returns to the BFI Southbank from the 18 to 20 June
Great project, Great festival – Ken LoachRead more →
Today, Friday 14 May, a deputation from London Coalition Against Poverty visited the South African High Commission to deliver a message in solidarity with their sister group in Durban, the shackdwellers’ movement,Â Â Abahlali baseMjondolo. Even with the world’s attention focused on their city, the group is experiencing massive repression and its leaders have been driven into […]Read more →
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