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14 January 2013
Union members protested outside Barking and Dagenham Civic Centre when the council passed £18 million in cuts
20 July 2012
Thirty Remploy workers formed a confident picket line across two entrances of the biggest Remploy factory in London
22 June 2012
Reports: (last updated Sat 6pm) At 6 am an impressive 100 of the 400 workers at Longbridge Road bus garage in Barking were out on the picket line.
16 January 2012
Protected by a large wedge of police, roughly 100 supporters of the racist and divisive English Defence League (EDL) marched through Barking town centre in east London on Saturday 14 January...
8 December 2010
TV documentary, reviewed by Naomi Byron
DESPITE THE crushing electoral defeat for the British National Party (BNP) in May 2010, and the internal struggles it caused them, the discontent and anger they were exploiting still exist in Barking...
21 April 2010
Jobs and homes - not racism: In last year's European elections the British National Party (BNP) got just under a million votes, 6.4% of the total votes cast...
14 April 2010
THE RMT rail workers' union called a meeting in Barking on Sunday 11 April. The aim was to convince people in Barking, who are understandably angry with New Labour's cuts record, not to vote for the...
24 March 2010
Pickets were out in force for the second time, taking strike action to stop cuts in the Civil Service Compensation Scheme, which would leave many PCS members tens of thousands of pounds worse off in the event of voluntary or compulsory redundancy. Reports from round the country.
24 March 2010
THE LABOUR-run council in the east London borough of Barking and Dagenham has - after more than 25 years - commissioned the building of 63 new council properties for rent...
17 March 2010
On Saturday 13 March Youth Fight for Jobs organised demonstrations and campaigning activity against youth unemployment, cuts in education and the racist BNP in Manchester, Barking in East London and Yorkshire...
14 March 2010
1 million young people. That's one in five of us who can't get a job, can't get into education. Bankers and the bosses, who caused the crisis in the economy, have been looked after by the government.
12 March 2010
Call for jobs and homes not racism put forward by unemployed and trade union youth: Youth Fight for Jobs are demonstrating in Barking, starting in Mayesbrook Park (Nearest tube Upney) at 12 noon, and central Manchester, 12 noon, All Saints Park, Oxford Road...
10 March 2010
Members of the PCS civil servants' union took strike action today to oppose the changes to the civil service compensation scheme.
3 March 2010
We don't want to see a 'lost generation': "We should try to work with the masters of globalisation" These were the words of Professor Don Nutbeam...
24 February 2010
UAF conference shows debate needed: Thousands of pounds of trade union members' money is given to campaigns such as Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and Hope Not Hate every year to help combat the rise of far-right, racist groups like the British National Party (BNP), writes A GMB member.
19 January 2010
Barking in east London is a deprived area by most measures, consistently facing attacks on services, jobs and homes, writes Suzanne Beishon, Youth Fight for Jobs, London organiser.
9 December 2009
The London borough of Barking and Dagenham is an area particularly blighted by capitalism's failure...
15 December 2006
Barking and Dagenham: AS RICHARD Barnbrook, leader of Barking and Dagenham council's far-right BNP group, started ranting down his megaphone, over 300 anti-fascists ran to the park perimeter to drown him out...
25 October 2003
AT THE same time as CWU strikers rallied in central London, 65 postal workers met in Dagenham, east London. Bob Gibson, a national CWU official, was there to address rank-and-file activists, writes Manny Thain.
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