A new movement is born

From our latest newsletter.

STprotestLondon3Millions of people in the US and across the world have taken to the streets to protest the racist, sexist and homophobic policies of the new US President Donald Trump. In the UK we have seen dozens of such protests with three huge mobilizations alone in central London. A new movement has been born and Left Unity is determined to help it flourish and develop. Tens of thousands of young people are coming into political activity for the first time. They are our hope for the future. We stand alongside them.

Theresa May has invited Trump to make a state visit. Left Unity is working with others to demand this visit is cancelled and to mount the largest possible protest should it go ahead. Please join the new Stop Trump Coalition and sign the pledge!

Last Monday evening and again on Saturday, tens of thousands of people, in more than 35 towns and cities stood against Trump’s bigotry. Our members were present at many of the protests. Some of your photos are here.

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Join the nationwide day of action on 20 February.

StopTrumpPlacardA petition to parliament of nearly 2 million people has called for the state visit to be cancelled. On Monday 20 February parliament will debate the petition and there will be a nationwide day of action co-ordinated with One Day Without Us: UK National Protest to say loudly “Stop Trump! Defend Migrants!” Read more in the Evening Standard.

Left Unity has produced new placards for this campaign. Please contact us at info@leftunity.org if you can help us distribute them where you are.

Let’s get moving.


3 comments

3 responses to “A new movement is born”

  1. Brian Cantrill says:

    Any events planned for Nottingham on 20/02/17?

  2. Jules says:

    Hi do Left Unity plan to attend the Unite for Europe march in London on 25th March?


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Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.

Thursday 31st May

Transform #4 launch event: full details here

Saturday 9 June
the Empire Strikes Back in Latin America

VSC Day School; more details here

Saturday 16 June, 11.00 -18.00
Left Unity 2018 National Conference

Left Unity’s annual national conference.

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Friday 13th July
Together against Trump national demo

2pm in central London

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Sunday 19 August, 14.00-15.00
Peterloo Massacre 2018 Commemorative Rally & Picnic

In Manchester, hosted by Greater Manchester Association of Trades Union Councils. More info on Facebook

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