Tens of thousands protest in London against Trump

Following the Women's March in London on January 21, which drew over 100,000 to protest President Trump's regressive attitude towards women, February has seen two more protests against the 'Muslim ban' which, before being overturned by a federal judge last Friday, blocked anyone from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, or Yemen from entering the US.

Anti-austerity protests lack anti-capitalist leadership

Last weekend saw spontenous demonstrations outside Downing Street and the Grand Connaught Rooms, where Cameron was apologising to the Tory party, attracting several thousand before being broken up by police. These demonstrations came in the wake of revelations that the ruling class (including Cameron) have been - shockingly! - routinely engaged in avoiding paying taxes … Continue reading Anti-austerity protests lack anti-capitalist leadership

Junior Doctors’ Strikes – Keep our NHS Public!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71lvGqawSzo Dr Ranjeet Brar speaks at the Balham (Lambeth and SW London) meeting of Keep our NHS Public on the eve of the 6-7 April junior doctors strike. The meeting was well attended and spirited with lively Q&A sessions from the floor, and contributions from Dr Youssef El-Gingihy, East End GP and author of the … Continue reading Junior Doctors’ Strikes – Keep our NHS Public!

Refugees Welcome; demonstration draws tens of thousands in solidarity and anti-racism

As the terrible events in Brussels unfold, with over 30 dead and hundreds injured, our thoughts and sympathies are with the families of those attacked. The messages shared by tens of thousands marching through London and city-centres across the country on Saturday are as relevant and necessary today as they were then. No to war. … Continue reading Refugees Welcome; demonstration draws tens of thousands in solidarity and anti-racism

Decent homes for all!

On Sunday thousands massed in the capital to protest the housing bill which threatens secure tenancies and council homes for tens of thousands. Not only will current and future council house tenants be at high risk of becoming homeless or impoverished due to the bill, but thanks to the selling-off of social housing stock with … Continue reading Decent homes for all!

Save Our NHS: Junior Doctors Protest and Strike

Red Youth urges everyone to show their support for the striking Junior Doctors and the NHS itself on the 24 hour strike this Wednesday, 10 February from 8am. Map below of official pickets. Doctors, nurses, medical students, other healthcare professionals, and members of the public took to the streets on Saturday to voice their opposition … Continue reading Save Our NHS: Junior Doctors Protest and Strike

Anti-war and anti-imperialism: where Stop the War fails

Anti-war demonstrations against British airstrikes in Syria took place across the country on Saturday (12/12/2015), with a march in London, attended by thousands, taking place from BBC Broadcasting House to a rally outside Downing St. The anger was palpable, and rightly so. After a brief stall when Cameron's previous attempts to openly bomb Syria were … Continue reading Anti-war and anti-imperialism: where Stop the War fails

No Pasaran in Wigan!

On 19 September the National Front held a demonstration in Wigan against immigration and the recent refugee crisis. Prior to this demonstration their local organiser, Daniel Lewis, called for homosexuals to be gassed in response to the Manchester gay pride festival. The National Front was met by counter-protesters from parties such as the Communist Party … Continue reading No Pasaran in Wigan!