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.
Protest march on 2 April starting in Piccadilly Gardens, forms part of a national day of action against the cost-of-living crisis. Organisers say, “We need urgent and significant intervention and it’s crucial we come together in unity to fight against all this.”
Greater Manchester is overspending its carbon budget and Places for Everyone will make it much worse
Environmental campaigners question the sustainability of the Places for Everyone Plan in light of the climate emergency. Have the GMCA carried out sufficient impartial analysis of the carbon emissions inherent in their plan?
Guest post from Steady State Manchester and Save Greater Manchester Green Belt.
Chain Reactions debt awareness event aims to help the increasing numbers of families struggling with debt, which threatens to drag them down with it, due to the cost-of-living crisis.
Demo in St Peter’s Square sees those with first-hand experience of trying to stay in the UK after fleeing their homes speak out against the government’s Nationality and Borders Bill.
Climate Emergency Manchester are an activist group keeping Manchester council on their toes when it comes to meeting their commitments on tackling the climate emergency.
Lithuania stands with Ukraine: “our argument is with Putin and his generals, not with the people of Russia”
Lithuanians are fighting back against Russian propaganda, sharing reputable news sources to Russians blocked from hearing the truth by state-controlled mass media.
The plucky little country, neighbouring Russian Kaliningrad, has renamed street leading to Russian Embassy “Ukrainian Heroes’ Street”.
Ukrainian MP Dmytro Gurin says the city of Mariupol is under a “medieval siege” that is “not war any more, it’s just killing innocent people… just try to imagine all of this in Manchester.”
Louise Thompson from the University of Manchester explains how to contact your MP with concerns about Ukraine, and what can happen if you do.
The Working Class Movement Library in Salford holds a unique record of Greater Manchester’s radical past that resonates with current social issues and the continuing fight for justice.