A year ago today Ian Tomlinson died. He was the latest in a long line of people who have died at the hands of the police. Also on that day hundreds of people were assaulted by police using batons and shields, and thousands were denied the right to move around their city and forced into […]Read more →
From The Third Estate
Yesterday I went down again to the Heathrow picket lines, to see how the strike is developing, and also to check out the new community garden squatted by Sipson residents and activists.
Last time I didnâ€™t write about my journey down there. (Quick tangent: a crack-of-dawn piccadilly line farce […]
On 25th March 2010, TMP Editor went to the Finborough Theatre to see the political play “A Day at the Racists” written by Anders Lustgarten and was in a post-show discussion with Margaret Hodge, Minister of State for Culture and also Member of Parliament for the Barking constituency.Read more →
Listen to this interesting Colourful Radio interview with Henry Bonsu and Chris Ford, one of the organisers of last Friday’s Justice for UBS Cleaners international demonstration for sacked Unite shop steward Alberto Durango, and also to defend the living wage at UBS London offices.
According to reports there were between 100 and 150 people outside UBS […]
â€œFallen soldiersâ€, â€œBaghdadâ€ and â€œrecruitsâ€ are often terms one would associate with the ongoing conflict in Iraq.
Those terms however now seem to have become part of the rocky lives of a section of young people growing up in Britainâ€™s capital city and this is evidenced by the tragic murders of 69 young Londoners aged between […]
What started out as just another workplace dispute inside one London office for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) now has escalated into an international campaign led by migrant workers spanning 3 continents to picket UBSâ€™ offices in Zurich, New York, Buenos Aires, Kyiv and other countries.Read more →
From Liberal Conspiracy
Campaigning group Power2010 has announced plans to target those MPs who have consistently opposed cleaning up and reforming our political system.
In their bid to rid Parliament of anti-reform MPs, the grassroots campaign is drawing up a list of culprits from all major parties wanted for â€œcrimes against democracyâ€ and from today is asking […]
As Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) announce quarterly profits of Â£772 million this week, cleaning workers and their supporters will be demonstrating at their London offices on Friday 12th February.
The demonstration is in protest at attacks on workersâ€™ pay and the dismissal of Alberto Durango, the cleanersâ€™ now former shop-steward.
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