Bonehead nonsense in Manchester


The following two updates come via Anti Capitalist Action Manchester Last Saturday (23rd Feb), ACA members participated in the March Against the Cuts in the city centre. As we were going for a post-march pint, we were notified that Stockport EDL + the NWI’s very own Diddyman were in Piccadilly Gardens handing out leaflets. Once … Continue reading

Walthamstow: death knell for the EDL?


Brighton hinted at it, Bristol seemed to continue the pattern but today’s misguided outing to the London borough of Walthamstow showed the extent to which the English Defence League is now in a steep downward spiral. This was intended to be a re-run of Tower Hamlets – a mission into darkest Muslamic country to liberate … Continue reading

“Peaceful Patriots” Fail to Stop Anti-Fascist March in Liverpool


Today saw a march in Liverpool for ‘working class unity against racism and fascism. The march was organised by the James Larkin Society of Liverpool. The march has been the subject of a great deal of controversy as various far-right groups have decided that it is an ‘IRA’ march, and subsequently spread misinformation and smears … Continue reading

Fascist and Racist Threats won’t deter Liverpool Anti-Racist / Fascist March & Rally


PRESS RELEASE 15TH JULY 2012 James Larkin Society Fascist and Racist Threats won’t deter Liverpool Anti-Racist/ Fascist March & Rally As Organiser’s of this Saturday’s March & Rally against Racism and Fascism (assemble Combermere Street, Liverpool 1pm), The James Larkin Society (JLS) is appalled and angered by the increasing threats been made against this peaceful … Continue reading

Greek left unites to march against the fascist Golden Dawn


Some 2,500 people marched against fascists in Nikaia, Athens, on Thursday of last week. The march saw the biggest mobilisation yet from Pakistani people. And for the first time the whole left came together. The Communist Party, the radical left party Syriza and the anti-capitalist Antarsya each played a crucial role in calling and building … Continue reading

’Working-Class Unity against Racism and Fascism’ Rally & March in Liverpool 21st July


James Larkin Trade Union March + Rally  Saturday 21st July 2012 Liverpool ‘’Working-Class Unity against Racism and Fascism’’ Organised by James Larkin Society Liverpool Assemble 1pm at Larkin’s birthplace,Combermere Street, offPark Road,Liverpool 8, and March to City Centre for Rally Chair: Alec McFadden, President of Merseyside TUC, UNITE Activist Main Speaker: Billy Hayes, General Secretary, … Continue reading

Walthamstow Say NO to the EDL


Following the announcement by the EDL earlier this year that they will be holding a rally in Walthamstow on Saturday 18th August, local community groups have set up the, ‘We Are Waltham Forest Campaign’ in response. Following a launch meeting of the group that was attended by over 100 people, they have announced that they … Continue reading

Norwich Pub Bans English Defence League From Meeting As EDL Plans City March


Meetings of the controversial English Defence League have been banned at a Norwich pub after a string of complaints. About 45 members of the group, which is associated with violent demonstrations, have met at the Marlpit pub in Hellesdon Road. No trouble was reported and another meeting was booked for last weekend. But after complaints … Continue reading

Police plan operation for EDL’s Bristol march


Policing EDL ‘needs extra funds’ Police may seek to ban EDL march A security operation costing up to £1m and involving 700 police officers is being organised ahead of an English Defence League (EDL) march in Bristol. The EDL will hold the march on 14 July – the same day as the city’s gay community … Continue reading

Another Pathetic Turnout by Fascists in Scotland


Rival marches by a far-right group and anti-fascists have passed off without major incident. The Scottish Defence League (SDL) and Unite Against Fascism held separate marches towards St Andrew’s House in Edinburgh where they also held their own rallies. Lothian and Borders Police said around 80 people were at the SDL event while around 300 … Continue reading