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North West campaign launched to defend Mental Health Services

Why is it in 2014 that writers and celebrities are often the chosen speakers at many demos or public events about the austerity? Is it because the left is so disengaged from the people on the frontline of the cuts? 443 more words

Tens of thousands join parade of the labour movement

Amy Gilligan reflects on Saturday’s TUC demonstration.

The large TUC demonstration on Saturday saw tens of thousands of trade unionists march through central London. Branch banners from across the country were visible in many of the union blocks, and groups from outside of the capital made up a substantial proportion of those marching. 552 more words


Inequality exacerbated by the Coalition's attack on the poor and the State.

Inspired by today’s Blog Action Day 2014 I took a blog I’d started but never finished, and put in all the links it needed. So here is my piece on how the Tories have used the recession to push their Neo-liberal agenda and increase the inequality between the wealth and the rest of us over the past five years. 681 more words


Save Bolton Psychological Therapy Service

It is a Friday lunchtime in Bolton, Greater Manchester and the streets are busy with shoppers. It is also World Mental Health Day and campaigners from… 475 more words

Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house


The Yellow Balloon(DVD)..made in 1953 and in black and white it is the story of Frankie, a 12 year old boy living in London with his parents. 451 more words

A Just Scotland March and Rally

Join the YCL at the STUC organised ‘For a Just Scotland‘ March and Rally on the 18th of October. Post referendum we need to unite to fight austerity in Scotland and across Britain. 101 more words


Building a Socialist Library(9) Left for the Rising Sun,Right for Swan Hunter

Left for the Rising Sun, Right for Swan Hunter. The Plebs League in the NorthEast of England 1908/1926 £6.99.

Mark Twain said; I’ve never let my schooling interfere with my education. 1,084 more words