On December 3rd Belfast City Council decided, by 29 votes to 21, to reduce the number of days the Union flag was flown above the city hall from 365 to 17 days a year. Within minutes of the vote a protest of over 1000 loyalists broke through the rear gates and into the grounds of the city hall. One security guard and a number of police were injured.
May 2012 issue 11 of the monthly Leveller. Published by Organise!
April 2012 issue 10 of the monthly Leveller. Published by Organise!
A call to arms to the working class from Jason Brannigan in The Leveller as the crisis bites and the rich continue to rob us blind.
Article from issue 6 of the Leveller on the We Will March student march in opposition to fees that was organised by the NUS-USI on the 6th April.
In March the Assembly voted through a cuts budget of over 4billion. Over £700 million will be cut from health and over £150 million from education. The people implementing these cuts are looking us to return them to power in May. Increasingly working class people are seeing through the illusion of democracy and refusing to vote. After all, it only encourages the bastards!