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Commemorating, and learning from, the Miners’ Strike: events in March

There’s a few events coming up in early March related to the great miners’ strike of 1984-85 and its legacy. First off, in Wakefield on Saturday 4th March, there’s the annual With Banners Held High event, featuring various discussions of … Continue reading

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No such thing as a free ride? Pensioners and disabled people take direct action against transport cuts

The cuts continue up and down across the country, chipping away at useful services in an endless series of local attacks. We’re still a long way away from seeing any kind of large-scale, generalised anti-austerity movement, but specific cuts are … Continue reading

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