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2 February 2022
Bristol Labour £19.5 million cuts: At a Bristol council cabinet meeting, a GMB union representative for Avon and Wessex declared: "Low-paid citizens face a triple whammy of a 3% rise in council tax, 4% rise in rent, and probably 20 to 30% rise in their service charges."
19 January 2022
As Parliament continues to debate the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which aims to further restrict the right to protest, demonstrations took place on 15 January around the country.
12 January 2022
There were jubilant scenes outside Bristol Crown Court as the four were cleared
1 December 2021
On 24 November, 60 people protested at the University of Bristol against government cuts to university arts funding. I spoke at the demonstration, representing Socialist Students.
17 November 2021
Around 500 people gathered on the picket line of the Clarks distribution centre in Street, Somerset to show their support for the workers on an indefinite strike over the despicable 'fire-and-rehire' tactic being used by LionRock Capital, a situation that could see workers who have worked for Clar
27 October 2021
On 25 October, around 30 mostly young people and students gathered in York to protest against the destruction of our environment and the imminent threat of climate catastrophe
8 September 2021
Young people face attacks on all fronts - sky-high rents, astronomical tuition fees, and the threat of mass job losses when furlough ends in September
7 July 2021
This is a programme about the Black Lives Matter movement in Bristol. Historically, Bristol's economy has been built on exploitation, especially the blood, sweat and tears of kidnapped and enslaved people
7 July 2021
When a Bristol demonstration in March ended in clashes between protesters and police, it was splashed across the front page of every capitalist newspaper.
7 July 2021
No longer standing tall: A current exhibition asks: "What next for the statue of slave trader, Edward Colston?" A year after the battered and graffiti-covered statue was hoisted out of the River Avon, it now lies supine - and still toppled - in a harbourside museum
23 June 2021
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Tories' derisory 1% pay offer to NHS staff is only the latest in a long list of injuries that healthcare staff have had to endure
9 June 2021
As the G7 summit arrives in Cornwall, it's been found that the group of seven rich capitalist nations has bailed out highly polluting aviation and car industries to the tune of $115 billion.
14 April 2021
GMB members organised a lively first picket line outside the headquarters of Bristol Water on 6 April.
7 April 2021
GMB members at Bristol Water took strike action on 6 April for fair pay.
24 March 2021
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16 December 2020
The Tories are looking at more ways to restrict the right to protest.
28 October 2020
Bristol and Gloucester Unite Community held a rally for jobs in the centre of Bristol to protest against mass unemployment on 24 October
22 July 2020
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22 July 2020
Hundreds gathered on College Green on 18 July to protest against the government's most recent proposed attack on the rights of trans people.
15 July 2020
5,000 in Brighton, 1,000 in Bristol, and a march in Stevenage
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