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Save our NHS – Tottenham meeting, 9 May

May 8, 2011

Our NHS is in danger, the government’s Health and Social Care Bill threatens to open up the whole of the health service to the private sector, putting our money into the pockets of shareholders rather than into the care of the elderly and infirm.

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Haringey Residents and workers join London anti-cuts demo

March 28, 2011

Around half a million people* from every corner of the UK attended the national TUC anti-cuts ‘March for An Alternative’ on Saturday 26 March in central London. It was believed to be the second largest demonstration in UK history**. The Haringey Alliance for Public Services had distributed 50,000 special leaflets in the week leading up […]

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A letter to UK Uncutters from the ‘violent minority’

March 28, 2011

Letter to UK Uncut members by members of the Solidarity Federation in the aftermath of the disorder on the March 26 TUC organised March for the Alternative. We’re writing this to you to try and prevent the anti-cuts struggle being split up and weakened by the media. We are anarchists (well, anarcho-syndicalists, technically) – a […]

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Support the UCU strike at CoHENEL

March 23, 2011

The UCU at CONEL have today (22 March) received formal notice of redundancies (section 188).160 jobs are on the block: 70 FTE permanent posts, 90 fixed term (HPL) employees. They are taking strike action on Thursday 24 March against cuts to pay and pensions, as well as protesting about cuts to jobs, cuts to courses, […]

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Solidarity with Haringey anti-cuts protestors

Anti-cuts protest outside Highgate Magistrates' Court

March 21, 2011

Protesting against public sector cuts is not a crime – a statement by Haringey Anti-Cuts Defendants’ Campaign On 24th February a rally took place at the Haringey Civic Centre to protest against local government cuts. The demonstration was called by the Haringey Alliance for Public Services, in opposition to the £41m cuts to local services, […]

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Haringey cuts in brief

March 2, 2011

This is the list of cuts that Haringey council voted through on Thursday 24 February. Even a quick glance makes it obvious that these cuts will hit the most vulnerable the hardest.    YOUNG PEOPLE * Youth Service budget to be cut by 75 per cent to around £650,000, saving £1.96million by 2013. Eight youth […]

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Video – Haringey Anti Cuts Protest – 24/02/11

February 25, 2011

An extremely angry protest of 300 local residents, trade unionists and representatives of community groups left councillors in no doubt as to how much opposition their cuts programme will face. Demonstrators occupied the council chamber and held their own people’s budget meeting before they were forcibly, and often violently, removed by riot police, who physically […]

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Haringey Uncut – Natwest Bail-In (Sat 26 Feb)

February 24, 2011

The Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns Natwest, was bailed out by the British taxpayer at a cost of £45bn – more than half the amount of the government’s £81bn four-year cuts programme. Despite us now having an 84% share in RBS, the bank has continued to pay massive bonuses to investment bankers and to […]

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Haringey Protest Rally at Civic Centre (24 Feb)

February 24, 2011

Councils all over the country are facing massive opposition as they attempt to pass through huge cuts to public services. Tonight it was the turn of Lambeth, and over 200 protestors took over the council meeting and occupied the town hall, holding “People’s Hearings”. Tomorrow night is Haringey’s turn.  So if you live or work […]

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Haringey Big Society Bail-in: Sat 19 Feb, Wood Green

Big Society Bail-In: Barclays, Wood Green

February 18, 2011

Local anti-cuts protestors “bailed in” to the Wood Green branch of Barclay’s Bank to protest against the government cuts agenda. About half of the 30 or so local residents occupied the bank and turned it into a home – with rugs, chairs and cushions – to bring attention to the number of people that will […]

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