YES to Just Transition and Climate Jobs – NO to the Whitehaven coalmine! Allan Todd writes: On Saturday 22 July, around 80 people – from trade unions and local campaign groups – gathered at the site of the proposed coal mine in Whitehaven, to hear a range of speakers talk about climate jobs for Cumbria, […] Read more »
The Northern March for the NHS on July 1st in Leeds attracted about 600 supporters. The march was called by Keep Our NHS Public and 24 unions branches across the North. Read more »
Another month, and yet another set of news stories that graphically underline the indisputable fact that the Climate and Ecological Crises are continuing to worsen, and are thus impacting negatively on the lives of millions of people around the world: Read more »
On Saturday 10 June a mobilisation for the neo-Nazi Patriots was drowned out by a counter demo in Leeds. Read more »
On Saturday (26 Feb), Red Rebels from XR North Lakes processed through Keswick (Cumbria) to raise awareness of the ever-worsening Climate and Ecological Crises. Read more »
With the world already looking to ‘warm’ beyond 1.5C – and probably reaching 2.7C of heating by the end of this century – younger people in particular are increasingly looking for ways to stop this climate madness before it is, quite literally, too late. Which is why, if you only see one film this year, […] Read more »
On Saturday 28 January, Leeds marched for the NHS. Many of our members joined with Left Unity NHS EMERGENCY placards. BBC Look North covered the rally. Read more »
Around 70 protestors joined the Leeds March with Midwives event outside the Town Hall Sunday afternoon. Many midwives, student midwives were there to sound the alarm about the chronic staff shortages and extremely difficult working conditions that midwives were facing due to years of underinvestment and NHS cuts. The Royal College of Midwives reported that […] Read more »
By Allan Todd. On the afternoon of Monday 24 October – just as it became clear that Rishi Sunak was to be the latest incumbent in this on-going and constantly-changing succession of Tory PMs – I was one of over 30 Greenpeace activists who occupied Parliament. The purpose of this protest was to send a […] Read more »
Leeds rallies in support of Rail and Postal strikers Over 500 people joined the Solidarity outside Leeds Railway station in support of the RMT strike action today. Read more »
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