Animal Rebellion staged a protest against dairy products at a supermarket in Manchester last weekend. Alex King spoke to them to find out more about their campaign.
Enough Is Enough campaign launches in Manchester with thousands joining together to hear rousing speeches from union leaders, MPs and community groups.
This year’s Peterloo rally made connections between the political struggles of the past and the present, yet many Mancunians remain unaware of the significance of this democratic protest.
The Meteor spoke with ward councillor for Hulme, Annette Wright, about declaring a climate emergency in 2019, and the council processes that were needed to make it happen.
The Manchester Green Party stands for climate and social justice — unlike Manchester Labour.
The British born Thomas Paine played a fundamental part in the American Revolution, which led to the formation of the world’s most powerful democracy.
The radical free thinker’s life is depicted in Paul Fitzgerald’s new graphic novel PAINE. The author answers The Meteor’s questions on Paine’s pivotal role in the American Revolution, how he fell foul of the French Revolution, and what the arch anti-royalist would have made of the Queens Platinum Jubilee.
In 2020, Liverpool became the first city in England to set up a land commission. Researchers Jonathan Silver & Tom Gillespie track the widespread enclosure and privatisation of public land in preceding decades and highlight the power of democratic decision-making to force developments to serve the communities they are built in. When Boris Johnson sold […]
Protecting those who protest – Manchester Green & Black Cross on police bills, legal mutual aid and how we can protect our rights
With the passing of the draconian Police, Courts, Sentencing & Crime Bill it’s now more important to know our rights, to hold the police to account for their actions.
Nicholas Prescott spoke to solicitor Simon Pook, a volunteer with mutual legal aid collective Manchester Green & Black Cross, about holding the police to account, supporting marginalised communities and sharing the legal tools to protect ourselves.
Households across Greater Manchester are struggling to pay their bills due to the cost-of-living crisis.
Economist Richard Murphy argues the failure to help households in this crisis is a political decision, rather than an economic necessity.
The cost-of-living crisis is hitting those least able to afford it the hardest, across Greater Manchester. Rally in Manchester called out government failure to address the crisis and demanded justice for the 800 sacked P&O ferry workers.