Liverpool

The effects of the Hillsborough disaster and police cover up

The frontpage on the left is the infamous smear paper

Steve Kelly is the brother of one of the 96 Liverpool FC fans crushed to death in 1989 in Hillsborough, this is his account of how the police treated the families of the victims and the impact of the coverup and media smears.

Liverpool 1981 - An Eye Witness Account of the Toxteth Riots

A personal account of the racist policing which sparked riots in the Toxteth area of Liverpool in 1981.

Liverpool versus Oswald Mosley, 1937

Mosley in hospital, 1937

A short account of the time in 1937 when fascist leader Oswald Mosley attempted to address the people of Liverpool, and was promptly hospitalised when they threw stones at him.

A worker gets paid after organising

A migrant former room attendant's account of successfully demanding her owed wages via Solidarity Federation.

Radical education in Liverpool

A very brief look at some examples of radical schooling in Liverpool during the 20th century. A version of this article appeared in The Blast, a non-regular publication of Liverpool Class Action.

Far-right to attempt surprise Liverpool return

National Action and NWI cowering in Liverpool Lime Street's lost luggage

Neo-Nazis and Infidels are set to link up with Polish football hooligans as far-right groups try to return to the city of Liverpool tomorrow.

Neo-Nazi march to be held in Liverpool

White Man March UK taking place in Newcastle, England in March 2015.

Neo-Nazis from across the UK will descend on Liverpool in three months time for an explicitly racist street protest, repeating an event which happened in Newcastle in March.

Liverpool IWW demonstrates for precarious workers

A short account of a protest outside a job centre in Liverpool.

Protest staves off eviction for Liverpool family

An emergency protest called by ReClaim, a grassroots anti-austerity group based in Liverpool, successfully prevented the eviction of a family from their home in Bootle, Liverpool.

Martin Smith given PhD place at Liverpool Hope University

It has come to our attention that Martin Smith – who resigned from the Socialist Workers Party following rape and sexual harassment allegations – is now based in the Social Work department at Liverpool Hope University. Trigger warning: rape, sexual harassment.