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HSG Natwest Bank Protest: Report

August 18, 2009

On Saturday 1st August, Haringey Solidarity Group organised a protest outside the Natwest Bank in Wood Green.  NatWest and Lloyds Banking Group have been bailed out with £70bn of our money, and it’s reckoned that the overall cost of propping up the banking system will be £130bn –that’s almost £5,000 for every household in Britain. […]

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Support the tube workers’ 48-hour strike

June 9, 2009

Since March this year, RMT (tube workers’ union) has been initiating an industrial action campaign for decent pay, against job cuts, and to stop management persecuting staff and breaking their own policies. They will be holding a 48-hour strike from 7pm on Tues 9 June to 7pm on Thurs 11 June.

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Action against repossessions

NatWest bank protest in Wood Green

June 5, 2009

According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, an estimated 75,000 homes will be repossessed this year, three times more than 2007, and nearly twice as many as last year. The current financial crisis has led to people being laid off work, making them vulnerable to repossession orders due to them struggling to keep up with […]

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Enfield Car Parts Factory (Ford Visteon) occupied

Ford Visteon

April 3, 2009

Workers at car parts manufacturer Visteon have occupied the Enfield plant. On Tuesday 31st March, the management of the Ford Visteon plant called a general assembly and told people that they would have to leave their workplace immediately. The workers were told to fetch their personal belongings the next day at 10am, but when they […]

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HSG protests against the G20

April 3, 2009

In a huge departure from our usual activities, members of Haringey Solidarity Group travelled to central London twice in one week to make a point of some kind. On Saturday 28th March, members of the group marched with the HSG banner as part of the Direct Action – Militant Workers Block.  The aim of the […]

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Week of action against Welfare Reform Bill (7-15 March)

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March 7, 2009

While the government has bailed out the banks with our money, they have been stealthily rushing through a bill that will virtually abolish welfare for single parents and disabled people. The Bill proposes a number of changes:• phasing out income support for single parents, and cutting incapacity benefit and carers’ allowance. • introducing a US-style […]

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Wildcat strikes in energy sector

February 15, 2009

The recent wildcat strikes, which began at the Lindsey oil refinery, were based on legitimate demands. Just a small amount of research would reveal this.  However, rather than addressing real issues, politicians and the media have chosen to systematically accuse the strikers of being racist. Deconstructing the myth and re-establishing a few truths This will […]

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HIC February Film

February 1, 2009

The Haringey Independent Cinema February films will be on Thursday 26th February 2009. Doors open7pm, films start 7.15pm. Cost £3 (waged) or £2 (low and unwaged): Private Lives Directed by Abbe Robinson Made in 2006 (16 minutes) Leaving behind the monotony of her textile mill job on a Friday afternoon in the early 50’s, Ruth […]

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UCKG now chased out of Wood Green Sainsbury’s

December 30, 2008

It’s Christmas time in Haringey, and that usually means you can’t move for UCKGers shaking a bucket at you. It’s not enough that they tap their own members for cash (10% tithes, before tax, and even if you’re claiming benefits), but in December they see fit to empty the pockets of cash-strapped passers by as […]

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