Author Archives: Stephen Hall

How can Greens and wider Left in Wigan best mount a challenge to Labour & UKIP at next year’s elections and beyond?

Greece’s ‘Coalition of the Radical Left’ Syriza (photo of their recent Conference shown above) which has grown in the last five years to become the country’s largest political party; Denmark’s Red-Green Alliance; Spain’s Podemos, and here in England, Lewisham’s People Before Profit coalition (there … Continue reading

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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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