by Glyn Harries
At the May 2010 Barking and Dagenham council elections, the British National Party lost all their 12 Councillors, all previously elected in 2006. And their national party leader Nick Griffin, who it was suggested would take the Parliamentary seat, only came 3rd, and petulantly walked away declaring Barking and London â€˜finishedâ€™.
But away from […]Read more →
In March, what started out as just another workplace dispute inside one London office for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) had escalated into an international campaign led by migrant workers. Today Friday 23rd AprilÂ at 5pm outside UBS Capital, 100 Liverpool Street (see map)
UBS last week announced their highest ever pre-tax profits since the credit crisis […]
On the 9th April, in Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia. There were two rallies, one was pro-immigration rally and the other was the anti-immigration rally run by the British National Party’s Australian opposites. TMP contributor and Australian resident and political activist, Anita Ceravolo reports aboutÂ who they are andÂ how anti-fascists should respond.
On the Today programme yesterday morning,Â Monday 19 April, Tim Montgomerie ofÂ Conservative Home, standing in because no official spokesman from his party was yet ready to go on air, said that the support for the Liberal Democrats meant â€œwhat we are seeing is an anti-politics phenomenonâ€.
On the contrary, it is political in the best sense. […]
Yesterday, 15th April 2010, the BNP held a demonstration outside UK border agency workplace, Lunar House, in Croydon. Lunar house is the site for screening refugees; many immigrants and their families need to visit the centre as their immigration status is processed. The BNP chose to demonstrate in the middle of a working day precisely […]Read more →
Today is the year anniversary of the death of Ian Tomlinson, his bereaved family like many others have been misled and discouraged from speaking by the police. Though there has been intense media coverage on this event, and it involves another territorial support group (TSG) officer, to date, the family are still awaiting justice.
On April […]
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 →
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 […]
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 →
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