Author Archives: Stephen Hall

Join Fight Against Fracking or Live in Fracking Hell!

Doreen & John Stopforth, who just coincidentally, I was in Wigan with yesterday, and are featured in this cartoon video, should consider themselves comparatively lucky! The area where they live, between Preston and Southport, is only going to be blighted … Continue reading

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AN ECONOMY FOR THE 99% – share ideas and tools to make it happen!

Organised by Climate Survivors and the Alliance for Jobs and Climate Whilst austerity is presented as the only way, many local groups are working together in creative ways with positive results such as Incredible Edible who take unused land and grow food for … Continue reading

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Camp Frack 2 Makes Big Splash in the Rain!

“Not a great turnout due to weather, but we all had a great time, and I’m sure some good stuff will come out of it in the next few months. I’m getting a really good buzz about it, rather like the anti-roads … Continue reading

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Wigan Diggers’ Festival Flyer

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Greater Manchester MAY DAY March & Rally

Organised jointly by Greater Manchester Association of Trades Union Councils & Manchester & Salford Trades Union Councils. Let’s make this the biggest and loudest May Day event we’ve had in Greater Manchester for many a year! Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/548537061857654/

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Sign up to Support Ken Loach’s Appeal

The welfare state is being dismantled by the coalition government, bringing great suffering to the most vulnerable in society and eroding the living conditions of millions of ordinary people. Worse still, the Labour Party is not presenting a strong opposition … Continue reading

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Support the PCS Strike on Budget Day

The PCS has voted to take strike action over pensions and pay this Wednesday. At the same time, George Osborne will be announcing another round of austerity measures in the annual Budget. PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka said: “This is … Continue reading

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When Are They Gonna Learn? (Fracking Hell!)

A story by REAF (Ribble Estuary Against Fracking) as told by Southport Band The End. We also hope The End will be performing at Camp Frack 2 on the weeknd of the 10th, 11th & 12th May at Mere Brow, … Continue reading

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We Don’t Want Your Fracking Well!

Here’s an excellent anti-fracking song by Grass. We hope songwriter Jeff White and crew will be performing at Camp Frack 2. More details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/124894184355311/ Camp Frack 2 is now supported by the NW TUC.

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Let’s Get the Party Started!

The current TUSC model has failed, argues Nick Wrack The 62 votes obtained by the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition in the March 1 Eastleigh by-election should cause everyone to reflect. It is not just a matter for supporters of … Continue reading

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