Struggles, Workers

Anniversary rally for the working class and its rebels

En su aniversario- marcha 1From the 19th to the 21st July, a rally will be held at the “Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Museum” to mark the annual celebration of trade unionism and the struggle of the working class.

 

 

The rally aims to raise local awareness of the labour situation, to promote and support workers’ rights on a regional and global level, and to fight against inequality, oppression and fascism.

En su aniversario- marcha2The event has been organised by the “Radical Workers’ Bloc”, an anarchistic and unionist association which advocates a stateless, classless society, which defends the working class.

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Tolpuddle Martyrs and the working class struggle. Events will culminate on the 21st of July with a massive march, which will attract participants from as far afield as Brighton, Bognor, Portsmouth, Thames Valley, Swindon, Bath, Bristol and the Midlands.

En su aniversario- marcha“Bloc 2013” has the support of organisations such as The Anarchist Federation (AFED), which was founded 25-years-ago and is made up of anarchist groups in Britain, and the Solidarity Federation (SolFed), created in March 1994.

This federation brings together groups and individuals from England, Scotland and Wales.

Members of this syndicalist group support the working class both in and out of the workplace, and fight to defend the culture of resistance.

The festival will also feature a camping area, referred to as the “crash space”, with camping spaces allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Date: 19th– 21st July. Time: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Place: Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum.

For more information, visit the website.

 

(Translated by Marie-Thérèse Slorach – Email: marietherese.slorach@gmail.com)

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