Sorrow at another childs death fuels Stand Up To Racism campaign’s determination to show solidarity with asylum seekers

Article published: Thursday, October 15th 2015

The baby boy who was recently washed up dead on a beach in Kos is further strengthening Greater Manchester’s commitment to extending solidarity to people who are refugees.

Manchester Housing Action event this Sunday

Article published: Wednesday, October 14th 2015

A Manchester Housing Action event is taking place this Sunday, October 18th, organising the local community around tackling the housing crisis in Manchester.

Trojan Horse turns up at Tory Party Conference as three million say ‘No to TTIP’

Article published: Saturday, October 10th 2015

The national stop TTIP campaign and their giant Trojan Horse appeared in Manchester this week to protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a trade deal currently being negotiated between the USA and the European Union. The international Stop TTIP petition also reached 3 million signatures this week, just one year after it was launched, making it the most successful petition of its kind.

Review: ‘Laugh Them Out of Town’ at The People’s Assembly Week of Action

Article published: Tuesday, October 6th 2015

A host of familiar faces took to the stage for The People’s Assembly’s special comedy gala at the Manchester Academy entitled ‘Laugh Them Out Of Town’ – with the aim of raising funds for their Week Of Action in response to the Tory Party Conference.

Tens of thousands march in Manchester: “just the beginning” of Tory Party Conference protests

Article published: Sunday, October 4th 2015

Today’s TUC and People’s Assembly Against Austerity demonstration saw an estimated 80,000 people march through the city centre to oppose the Tory Party Conference. A diverse mix of campaign groups, as well as unaffiliated protesters, gathered in Manchester today to send a message of opposition to the Tory Party

Anti-austerity choir kicks off week of action at the Tory Party Conference

Article published: Sunday, October 4th 2015

An all-female anti-austerity choir staged a flash mob performance at Piccadilly train station on Saturday, kicking off a week of demonstrations, discussions and creative dissent in Manchester. Emerging from a crowd of commuters and football fans, the group gave an attention-grabbing rendition of ‘Bread and Roses’ against a backdrop of anti-Tory banners.

Calais asylum seekers call for solidarity from the UK

Article published: Wednesday, September 30th 2015

Stand Up To Racism Manchester will be sending a delegation to Calais later this month to deliver aid and funds, and to demonstrate the city’s solidarity with asylum seekers.