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22 June 2006
Europride 2006 - 1 July: The Lesbian and Gay rights movement started in 1969 with the Stonewall riots in New York when drag queens physically fought the police who were raiding gay bars...
6 April 2006
AROUND 200 pupils, parents and teachers gathered outside Haggerston girls' school's gates recently to show Hackney's Schools Organising Committee (SOC) what they thought of plans to make Haggerston a mixed-sex school, writes Suzanne Beishon.
16 February 2006
OVER 100 people assembled for the Hands Off Hackney Schools campaign meeting on 8 February. They were showing their opposition to the new education White Paper (see editorial page 2) and to Hackney being used as a test ground for...
2 February 2006
Hackney Socialist Party (SP) and International Socialist Resistance (ISR) are campaigning against the threat to turn local secondary schools into city academies...
13 October 2005
"I HAVE spent 12 years in prison for for a crime I didn't commit...
7 July 2005
TWO HUNDRED angry school students, parents and teachers from two secondary schools marched and then demonstrated outside a board meeting of Hackney Learning Trust last week...
6 May 2005
MORE THAN 120 people packed into a meeting in Hackney, east London, on 26 April to put their demands to election candidates...
5 February 2005
On 29 January, on the day before the elections in occupied Iraq, ISR and Socialist Students in London organised a protest outside Aegis Defence Services Ltd...
13 November 2004
31 January 2004
DRAMATIC CONFRONTATIONS took place last week as Hackney refuse workers began a four-day strike against big pay cuts being imposed by the council under the guise of 'single status'...
28 March 2003
Waltham Forest: DAY X - the day war in Iraq began - was a day that youth walked out of schools, colleges and universities in their tens of thousands...
17 January 2003
AT THE end of last year Hackney council made vicious attacks on union activists. They suspended the two job-share UNISON branch secretaries Brian Debus and Will Leng and the branch equalities officer John
31 August 2001
AMID THE chaos that is working life in Hackney council, workers are preparing to ballot for further strike action, writes By a Hackney UNISON shop steward.
24 August 2001
"AN ATTACK on one of us is an attack on all of us." With these words branch secretary John Page expressed the anger of the vast majority of the 250 members attending the Hackney UNISON branch meeting on 16 August following the sacking of Noah Tucker, writes By a Hackney UNISON member.
20 July 2001
Hackney, Newcastle, Waltham Forest...: LOCAL DEMOCRACY is under attack. Last week the New Labour government threatened to send in commissioners to run Hackney council in east London...
6 July 2001
EARLY ON 28 June, workers at Millfields cleansing depot, Hackney, refused to take their vehicles on the road...
18 May 2001
A MASS meeting of 400 council workers in Hackney has agreed to continue their campaign against attacks on their pay and conditions, writes Jim Horton.
2 March 2001
Hackney council strike 7 March: HACKNEY COUNCIL managing director, Max Caller has sent a ninety-day notice letter to all staff to change our terms and conditions, writes Brian Debus, chair Hackney UNISON.
9 February 2001
Workers Show Their Strength: THIS WEEK tube workers brought London to a standstill and showed the power of organised labour. The courts, the press and London Underground management could not stop the first political strike against...
2 February 2001
IN HACKNEY'S biggest strike movement in 20 years thousands of Hackney council workers staged a three-day strike this week in their battle to save jobs and services, writes Jim Horton.
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