Activists taking part in a peaceful UK Uncut protest at a Boots store on 30 January in central London were attacked by police using CS spray.
Solidarity 3/191, 2 February 2011
On Saturday 5 February the English Defence League (EDL), a racist street-gang drawn from football hooligan firms, will hold another “demonstration” in Luton.
More than 5,000 students and workers protested in London on 29 January in a lively march that showed that the revolt which began in early November 2010 is far from over.
David Kato, one of the most prominent spokespeople for gay rights in Uganda, has been murdered.
Co-ordinated industrial action by trade unions to halt (at least some of) the massive attacks on workers’ jobs and living standards by this Tory-led Government is promoted as the current main demand of the trade union left.
Following a consultative ballot which voted 2 to 1 to move to a formal ballot, members of Nottinghamshire County Unison will vote on taking industrial action against proposed job cuts.
Between September and November 2010, the RMT and TSSA led a series of solid one day strikes against job cuts on London Underground.
Building a campaign of co-ordinated industrial action to oppose the government’s attacks on public sector pensions is proving a very slow and painful business indeed.
Texas is in bad shape. Rick Perry was re-elected for another term as governor and the Republicans have a two-thirds majority in the State House.