Category Archives: protest

Radio 4: NHS March

I was on BBC Radio 4 this afternoon talking about the NHS march and the important role of political protests. It was great to see so many people from across the country marching today. Marches are a way of expressing public … Continue reading

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A message to Donald Trump

I wrote this following the Women’s March. As Donald Trump settled in to the Oval Office on Saturday, millions of people worldwide took to the streets to march for women’s rights. In London, Labour members, trade unionists and thousands of … Continue reading

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Why Britain’s women won’t “calm down”

From November 4th until the end of 2014, women across the country will effectively be working for free. The gender pay gap means that women are paid on average 15% less than their male counterparts; we have to work an extra … Continue reading

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Women deserve better

On Saturday I joined tens of thousands on the streets of London to protest against the Government’s damaging austerity agenda and it was heartening to see so many women, particularly young women, on the march.  In fact, in the last … Continue reading

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A future that works: for young people

Going to the recent TUC Conference in Brighton re-affirmed to me the importance of encouraging young people to attend the TUC march on October 20. Austerity measures are hitting the most vulnerable the hardest and young people and students are … Continue reading

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