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2 March 2016
On 24 February, lecturers' union UCU and public sector union Unison took joint strike action across England in the further education sector for the first time.
24 February 2016
Tenants facing sell-off and eviction in east London demanded action from their Labour council at a nauseating Labour-organised estate agent awards ceremony on 20 February.
27 January 2016
School and college Socialist Party members in Walthamstow, east London, raised more than £70 selling muffins, cookies and brownies to fund their delegation to this year's Socialist Students conference in Coventry.
6 January 2016
Featured letter: Last month, a television crew barged into a meeting in an east London cafe. Walthamstow Socialist Party had organised a discussion with a group of school students interested in campaigning against bombing Syria. Nancy Douglas, 15, responds.
9 December 2015
Following the decision by Parliament to join the US led bombing of Syria, thousands demonstrated on consecutive days in Parliament Square to oppose it. On the night of the vote on 1 December and then again on 2 December the Socialist Party joined the young, angry protesters.
9 December 2015
The drama that has played out in the community of Walthamstow, east London, in the last week is a sign of the fault lines which could affect Labour MPs everywhere. In the absence of Corbyn whipping his MPs, the struggle to compel them to vote against bombing Syria instead took to the streets and working class communities.
25 November 2015
Upwards of 150 gathered to express outrage at the terrible housing crisis
12 May 2015
The EDL were massively outnumbered by protesters
8 April 2015
The far-right English Defence League (EDL) has announced that it is intending to hold a demonstration in Walthamstow on 9 May 2015, having received objections from the family of soldier Lee Rigby to a provocative march in Woolwich around the anniversary of his death
3 April 2013
Like many people I was astounded by the Parliamentary Labour Party abstention on the emergency legislation enacted to undo the legal victory won by Cait Reilly and Jamieson Wilson against forced workfare, writes Nancy Taaffe
24 October 2012
Over 50 'supporters' of the far-right EDL, including many of their leaders, were arrested while on their way to a 'surprise' demonstration at a mosque in east London
4 September 2012
Following the blocking of the racist, hooligan EDL in Walthamstow on Saturday 1st September by anti-racist campaigners, Paula Mitchell reports on the debates that took place in Waltham Forest prior to the day
2 September 2012
The racist, hooligan EDL were blocked in Walthamstow today by a great show of strength from local young people, workers and anti-racist campaigners
29 August 2012
Fight their system, demand our future!: Hidden behind headlines of lions and Prince Harry getting naked was the latest on young people not in education, employment or training...
7 August 2012
Conflicting approaches in anti-racism campaigning: Waltham Forest Anti-Cuts Union, local branches of the Socialist Party and YFJ campaigners argue that the fight against racism and the far right must be linked to fighting austerity
11 July 2012
"We Are Waltham Forest" campaigning group has been meeting regularly since it was discovered that the English Defence League is planning a march in Walthamstow on Saturday 18 August
20 June 2012
We went to do our regular sale of the Socialist at our local bus station. With the London bus workers' strike on the back page, we sold to both passengers running to work, and to drivers who slowed down...
15 December 2011
Waltham Forest council, which has made 17 rounds of cuts to jobs and services, has now told around 20 library and Waltham Forest Direct staff that they have lost their jobs
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