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Tax corporations, not the poor
Struggles United Kingdom

Tax corporations, not the poor

This will be one of many calls reverberating through the streets of central London on January 15th, as protesters plan to demonstrate against the 2.5% increase in VAT. The event’s organisers UK Uncut plan to meet outside the Vodafone store at 350 Oxford Street at 1pm and move on to […]

Rally for Gaza
Human Rights United Kingdom

Rally for Gaza

To be held on January 18th in London at 7pm, this will mark the second anniversary of the end of Israel’s brutal Operation Cast Lead. Two years later and Gaza are still far from recovering from the destruction caused by Operation Cast lead. Infrastructure has still not been repaired, families […]

No fuel price rise in Bolivia
Latin America

No fuel price rise in Bolivia

  Just five days after raising fuel prices in line with international market prices on the 26th December, the Bolivian government, under President Evo Morales, made a u-turn and reversed the price hike due to civil unrest. The decree ushered in a fuel price rise of almost 80%, a measure […]

Counteracting islamophobia
Movement United Kingdom

Counteracting islamophobia

Various experts, politicians and activists consider the English Defence League (EDL) an islamophobic and racist organisation based on their rejecting of Islamic culture. The EDL was formed in 2009, from a group called the “United People of Luton”, as a party based on extreme right-wing ideology. Led by ex-member of […]

Protests against educational cuts
Movement United Kingdom

Protests against educational cuts

Following the continued large-scale protests in London during November and December 2010 in light of the coalition government’s proposal to triple university tuition fees and to cut financial aid to poorer students, student and trade union bodies will once again take to the streets in an attempt to ensure these […]