Struggles

Figuring out the new politics
Struggles

Figuring out the new politics

The recent student protests have captured the attention of the media, the government and the people and deeply changed the way people are viewing the Tory government. For instance, many now believe that the cuts being made in various areas of social welfare may be stoppable. The question remains, however, […]

No ifs, no buts…
Struggles

No ifs, no buts…

Attendance was lower than expected at one of last week’s EMA protests, in contrast to the immense support seen at other such events, but neither low numbers nor the constant drizzle of rain dampened the spirit of the protesters. Text and photos: Nicole Black “We’re just a country, we don’t […]

In the Context of Permanent War
Human Rights Listings Struggles

In the Context of Permanent War

On the 29th and 30th of January, the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (SPSC) will be hosting a conference to be held at St Georges West Centre in Edinburgh. The event will be focused on “Palestine in the Context of the Drive to Permanent War,” on relations between Israel and Palestine […]

Network X mobilising the opposition
Struggles United Kingdom

Network X mobilising the opposition

They are calling a gathering on the weekend of the 15th of January in Manchester for all networks, affiliations, organisations and individuals alike against both cuts and capitalism to join and unite as one powerful community. Since the Coalition has come into power they have responded to the tough economic […]

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 […]