Monthly Archives: March 2014
A one day TUC conference will be held on Friday 13 June 2014 at the TUC, Congress House, London
It is open to all but spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. It is FREE to attend. Continue reading
The Ambassador of Argentina, Alicia Castro, extends an invitation to a lecture, “Populism and the Question of Political Identities” by Ernesto Laclau, Emiritus Professor of Political Theory.
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Justice for Berkin Elvan......
Request for urgent support for the current situation in Turkey.
As you may have heard Berkin Elvan, a child who was hit on his head with a gas canister thrown by the police during the Gezi Uprising in Turkey last summer as he was on his way to buy bread, who had been in intensive care for the last 269 days passed away on Tuesday, 11th March 2014 morning at 7.00am. Berkin Elvan lost his fight for life, adding to the deaths of Ali İsmail Korkmaz, Ethem Sarısülük, Abdullah Cömert, Mehmet Ayvalıtaş, Ahmet Atakan and Medeni Yıldırım. Continue reading
VSC would like to thank everyone who has supported our work in recent weeks as extreme elements of Venezuela’s right-wing opposition have launched a wave of violence seeking the ‘ousting’ of the country’s elected government. VSC has a lot to do – and only has 1 full time staff member, accompanied by committed volunteers – so your support is vital to our work.Below are 5 key ways you can help support Venezuela: Continue reading
Stand up to racism and fascism Saturday 22 March. Waltham Forest UNISON branch Chair, Peter Ashan, will be at Walthamstow tube station at 10am to travel into London to March at 11 am from Parliament Square to rally at Trafalgar Square – all members are welcome to join him.
The ‘Stand up to racism’ demo has had a fantastic response from people around the country. On Saturday, people in cities all over the world will be part of a day of action against racism. Help us get the word out about the demo so that we can squarely reject the toxic agenda that scapegoats migrants Continue reading
Human Rights lawyers present expert testimony demonstrating prosecutorial misconduct, lack of evidence and media manipulation. Continue reading
Alvaro Sanchez has a piece online in the Huffington Post entitled “President Maduro Is Calling for Peace and Dialogue – It’s Opposition Extremists That Want Violence” arguing that “Once again Venezuelans face violent and unconstitutional attempts to destabilize the country and oust the elected government.” Continue reading