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 »
Saturday 3 July saw the third one day strike by over 40,000 rail workers in defence of decent pay, jobs, and passenger safety. Read more »
Craig Lewis reports: 80% of train services were axed during the 24-hour RMT strike on Tuesday as 50,000 rail workers took strike action. RMT general secretary Mick Lynch praised the “fantastic” turnout of members and said they had “exceeded expectations in our struggle for job security, defending conditions and a decent pay rise”. Read more »
Great atmosphere on the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign March today in Sheffield. The campaign includes ex miners, trades unionists and others who are determined to get justice for miners who were victims of police lies and cover ups at Orgreave in June 1984. The march and rally is important because it was precisely on the […] Read more »
The second round of the French Presidential elections presented French voters with a stark choice Read more »
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Just Stop Oil – Slow Marches
Slow marches are still legal (so LOW RISK of arrest), and are extremely effective. The plan is to keep up the pressure on this ecocidal government to stop all new fossil fuel licences.
Wed 31 May, 19.00
Trade Union Struggles in France & Britain – Left Unity Public Meeting
Millions of workers in France and Britain are in struggle against austerity -join us for a discussion with: Francoise Baran – CGT & PCF (France) Jim Hollinshead – UCU & Left Unity (Britain)
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