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From The Socialist newspaper, 19 September 2018
Lewisham: binning the rates rise
Protesting against the rates rise in Lewisham, south London, 15.9.18, photo by Catford Against Social Cleansing (Click to enlarge)
Lewisham and Southwark Socialist Party members called a protest on 15 September alongside Catford Against Social Cleansing.
We were protesting against Lewisham council raising business rates in the area by £6,000. It is clear they are trying to drive local businesses out, and are preparing to bring in big corporates, as has happened with so many other gentrification schemes in London.
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Rail rip-off reversal
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Socialist Students campaigns at Hull freshers fair
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POA walkout over government failure to make prisons safe
RMT strikers ready to up the ante over rail safety
University pay ballot: vote yes for strike action!
Birmingham home carers' protest demo
York health workers say no to privatisation
Liverpool airport workers demand decent pay
Leicester UCU fights redundancies
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March to save threatened Liverpool Women's Hospital
Socialists and campaigners protest Leicester NHS cuts
Hundreds of Newcastle United fans attend Mike Ashley Out meeting
Huddersfield Socialist Party opposes racist EDL
Lewisham: binning the rates rise
How Irish strikers fought apartheid - and establishment anti-apartheid leadership
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