Loads of activity going on over the next few months as the fight intensifies against the increasing assault on our jobs, services, welfare & rights. BBC will be organising & taking part in a number of actions.
Monday 27 – Friday 31 of August: Atos Games Week
Join Disabled People Against Cuts for The Atos Games – five days of action against a company that’s sponsoring the paralympics while wrecking disabled people’s lives.
Saturday 1 September: Queers Against Cuts Bloc at Brighton Pride
Anti-cuts activists, including Brighton Benefits Campaign, will be joining the walking group for the Pride Parade.
Details & group http://www.facebook.com/groups/343892565688313/
Saturday 8 September: National Day of Action Against Charities Using Workfare
Charities such as Barnardo’s and British Heart Foundation are not just taking on unemployed people as ‘volunteers’ but are taking part in workfare contracting.
More details on local action to come against the BHF.
Sunday 9 September: Lobby the TUC for Co-ordinated Strike Action Against Austerity
Meeting at 1pm at the Level, there will be a march to the Brighton Centre for a lobby of the TUC conference, & a rally addressed by Mark Serwotka and Bob Crow.
Organised by the National Shop Stewards Network
There will also be Brighton Stop the Cuts stalls during the TUC conference.
Tuesday 11 September: Pro-Choice meeting
Cowley Club 7pm
Organising opposition to groups such as SPUC & Abort 67 who are attacking women’s right to choose by distributing false information & attempting to intimidate those attending local clinics.
Saturday 22 September: No to Austerity Government! Lib Dem Conference demo
Meet at the Level at 12 noon to march to the Brighton Centre.
organised by Brighton Stop the Cuts Coalition & Brighton & Hove Trades Council
Saturday 22 September: Mass Picket of local Workfare Exploiters
Following the lobby there will be a mass picket of organisations & business who are exploiting the forced labour of the unemployed. We hope that many trade union members will join us.
Details will be distributed on the day.
Organised by Brighton Benefits Campaign & Brighton Solidarity Federation
Tuesday 2 October: What’s Wrong With Austerity? Public Meeting
7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House Ship Street Brighton.
Caroline Lucas MP
Ozlem Onaran – Professor of Economics Greenwich University
& speakers from: Brighton Benefits Campaign, RMT, Southampton Anti-Cuts Union
organised by Brighton Stop the Cuts Coalition
Saturday 20 October: Mass TUC Demonstration London
A reserved train is being co-ordinated by the Trades Council. Tickets via participating unions or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Phil on 01273 380819