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From The Socialist newspaper, 28 October 2009

Young musicians support YFJ

Youth Fight For Jobs leaflet about the 28 November 2009 demonstration

Youth Fight For Jobs leaflet about the 28 November 2009 demonstration   (Click to enlarge)

All four acts - Magnetic Attraction, Chapter Sweetheart, Apollo and Arctic Force - that performed at the London Youth Fight for Jobs (YFJ) gig on Saturday 24 October, were keen to get involved with the YFJ campaign and help to organise or perform at future events.

As well as a diverse mix of acts performing, there were three speakers. The first, PCS Young Members Organiser Tracy Edwards, spoke on behalf of the YFJ campaign and also about why the PCS sponsors YFJ.

Sarah Sachs-Eldridge spoke from the Tamil Solidarity Campaign about the repression of the Tamil-speaking people in Sri Lanka. The Tamil Solidarity Campaign will be organising a contingent on the Youth Fight for Jobs demonstration, taking place on 28 November.

Rob Williams, reinstated Unite union convenor at the Swansea Linamar car plant, gave a taste of the battles over jobs, conditions and workers' rights that have taken place over the past year and the encouraging signs for future struggles.

Around 60 was raised for the November YFJ demonstration, to demand real jobs and free education.

Suzanne Beishon, London YFJ

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