Monthly Archives: December 2013

Highlights of the North East People’s Assembly in 2013

  20 May: Owen Jones’ packs out the Newcastle People’s Assembly Video and words: https://peoplesassemblytyneandwear.wordpress.com/2013/06/17/owen-jones-sam-fairbairn-the-newcastle-peoples-assembly/   Chronicle feature: https://peoplesassemblytyneandwear.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/were-in-the-paper/https://peoplesassemblytyneandwear.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/were-in-the-paper/     22 June: A national breakthrough- THE People’s Assembly   Live Blog: https://peoplesassemblytyneandwear.wordpress.com/2013/06/22/the-peoples-assembly-live-blog/   Report: https://peoplesassemblytyneandwear.wordpress.com/2013/07/06/peoples-assembly-from-national-breakthrough-to-local-groups-2/   12 July: Owen Jones Packs out Durham … Continue reading

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TEN CURRENT ECONOMIC UNTRUTHS

  By Dr Michael Lloyd   1. The money has run out; if we spend more on the NHS we must spend less on something else. Answer: The money has not run out is is simply in the wrong place (e.g. … Continue reading

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Fire-Fighters Strike Again in Defence of their Pensions

by Mark Tyers at Sunderland Central Fire-station Fire-fighters returned to their picket-lines on Friday evening for a 5th day of strike action in their ongoing fight to save their pension scheme from the government’s programme of austerity. Spirited evening picket-lines … Continue reading

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ACTION POINTS: NE PEOPLES ASSEMBLY AGAINST AUSTERITY (PAAA) ORGANISING MEETING, Tuesday 03 December

Tuesday 03 December, Unison Northern Region Offices   For actions points from previous meetings visit here.   17 people in attendance, Chair-person: Tony D, Minute-takers: Mark T and Mark S   Apologies: Ed W, Thabo M, Bala, N, M. Dixon. Steve … Continue reading

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A Call to Action from Sunderland People’s Assembly

This Thursday (12/12/13), Sunderland City Council’s Labour Group meets to start its work on the budget reductions for 2014/15. Sunderland People’s Assembly starts its campaign to stop these cuts today! The cuts that will be demanded of local government over … Continue reading

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After the Labour Assembly: The Real Work Starts Here

Originally posted on No One Left Behind:
The other week I got up at 3am on a Saturday to travel to the Labour Assembly Against Austerity in London. I was interested to know what how Labour would react to the…

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People’s Assembly North East Progress Report

This is a report on our activity throughout the region since we launched earlier this year. It has been submitted to the National Peoples Assembly and will be read out at thier national meeting on December 7th. I want to … Continue reading

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