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10 September 2013
Several thousand anti-racists turned out on Saturday afternoon to prevent the EDL from marching to the East London Mosque in Tower Hamlets
4 September 2013
Twenty years ago, on Sunday 19 September 1993, 1,000 people gathered on Brick Lane in Tower Hamlets, east London, to stop the racist, far-right British National Party (BNP) from having its regular paper sale.
19 June 2013
Response times for fire engines in Bow East and Bow West wards in Tower Hamlets, east London, will nearly double if Bow Fire Station is closed
20 March 2013
Around 1,000 young people patiently queued to watch a new documentary film, Riots Reframed, in Tower Hamlets, east London on Saturday 16 March, writes Emma Smith.
11 April 2012
2012 is the year that London hosts the Olympics, the greatest sporting event in the world. The event has been promoted as bringing great opportunity and hope to those working and living in the surrounding boroughs...
8 February 2012
It's almost unheard of to see Labour Party members campaigning in Tower Hamlets, east London, more than two months before an election, writes Naomi Byron, Tower Hamlets Socialist Party.
21 September 2011
This year marks the 90th anniversary of the struggle of councillors in Poplar, east London, against government cuts, writes Pete Dickenson.
5 September 2011
The racist and divisive EDL rallied at Aldgate behind lines of police that separated them from anti-racist campaigners on Whitechapel Road
3 September 2011
The English Defence League plans to march through Tower Hamlets on 3rd September - sowing racial division, writes Saturday 3rd September 2011.
31 August 2011
Update added on 2nd Sept at end of article The racist and divisive English Defence League planned to march through Tower Hamlets on 3 Sept
25 August 2011
The English Defence League has announced its intention to march through Tower Hamlets on 3rd September.
17 August 2011
Keep the EDL out of Tower Hamlets: Supporters of the racist and hooligan English Defence League fought running battles with police in Eltham shortly after after the recent riots
23 June 2011
Unison and UCU members held a one day strike at London Met university on 22 July after management had repeatedly refused to talk to the unions
1 April 2011
The fight against the cuts in Tower Hamlets, East London, got a big boost on Wednesday 30 March when there was a joint strike of council workers and teachers. An edited version of this article appeared in The Socialist.
16 March 2011
Tower Hamlets: In 1921 Poplar councillors, led by George Lansbury, electrified British politics by refusing to make working class East Londoners pay unaffordable rates...
4 February 2011
Nearly 200 people came to a meeting in Bow, east London, on Thursday 3 February to protest against cuts in services. The event was organised by the Tower Hamlets council joint unions
27 October 2010
Goldsmiths University: The Comprehensive Spending Review on 20 October announced cuts that will be detrimental to the future of young people across the country...
23 June 2010
AT LEAST 5,000 people marched in Tower Hamlets last Sunday (20 June) to keep the racist and hooligan English Defence League (EDL) out of the London borough, writes Naomi Byron.
16 June 2010
A victory has been scored in East London as the racist and hooligan English Defence League (EDL) has called off its plan to "hit" Tower Hamlets on Sunday 20 June, writes Paula Mitchell and Naomi Byron.
5 May 2010
Comment: Would having an 'executive Mayor' be more democratic than the way Tower Hamlets council is run at the moment...
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