On Thursday I went across to Birmingham for the 50th anniversary of the ‘battle of Saltley Gate’.

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Arthur Scargill was there, he spoke for about an hour, followed by musicians from Banner Theatre.

Since I had the afternoon to spend in Birmingham, I went to go eat my sandwiches on the rooftop balcony of the central library.

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People’s Assembly day of action

There was a small rally in Peterborough today, as part of a coordinated series of protests around the cost of living crisis.

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Here is one of the speakers on the steps of the guildhall.

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