Against racism and austerity, London demonstration today


This video from England says about itself:

Massive anti-Cameron protest: demonstration in London 16.04.2016 United Kingdom.

Cameron must go rally in London.

By now, Cameron is gone as Prime Minister. However, the other Conservative government politicians have not gone yet.

By Zoe Streatfield in Britain:

New PM’s first task: dodge angry public

Saturday 16th July 2016

Thousands take to the streets against racism and austerity

PRIME Minister Theresa May will return from Scotland on Saturday to face the first major demonstration of her tenure as protesters take to the streets in London against austerity and racism.

Thousands are expected to march on Parliament Square under the banner of “No More Austerity, No to Racism, Tories Out.”

People’s Assembly national secretary Sam Fairbairn said it was “absolutely right that the first thing Theresa May faces as Prime Minister is thousands on the streets in opposition.”

Mr Fairbairn denounced her “appalling voting record” and warned that she has been a key figure in a government “that has presided over attacks on working people, cuts to services we rely on and an increase in poverty.”

He said that Ms May’s appointment of Boris Johnson “speaks volumes,” as the former London mayor has frequently come under fire for making racist comments.

In the wake of the EU referendum debate Mr Fairbairn called on people to “send a clear message that migrants are welcome here” and offer “solidarity with refugees” and those facing racist attacks.

The People’s Assembly and Stand up to Racism demonstration will assemble at 12pm BBC HQ, Portland Place, London W1 and march to Parliament Square.

Stand up to Racism will have a rally on Saturday from 1pm at the Donald Dewar Statue, Buchanan Steps, Glasgow.

3 thoughts on “Against racism and austerity, London demonstration today

  1. Friday 15th July 2016

    posted by Luke James in Britain

    THERESA MAY broke her pledge to be a progressive Prime Minister in under 24 hours yesterday after promoting hard-right figures to the cabinet.

    She vowed to lead a “one nation” government that works for all not just the “privileged few” as she walked into Downing Street on Wednesday, but her first proper day in office will be remembered for controversial appointments.

    Damian Green, the new Work and Pensions Secretary, opposed the introduction of the minimum wage in 1997, claiming it was “actively immoral because its implementation will knowingly cause people to lose their jobs.”

    Priti Patel, who has previously backed the reintroduction of the death penalty, has been made International Development Secretary.

    And fox-hunting-loving, climate change sceptic Andrea Leadsom was made Environment Secretary.

    Labour’s Jonathan Ashworth said: “It’s difficult to see this new-look Cabinet as anything other than a sharp shift to the right by the Tories.”

    Ms May definitively ended the Tories’ claims to be the “greenest government ever” by axing the Department for Energy and Climate, a decision branded “plain stupid” by former Labour leader Ed Miliband.

    Civil servants’ union PCS, raised fears Ms May was using the reshuffle as cover to cut jobs after the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills was axed.

    But the decision to put gaffe-prone Boris Johnson in charge of MI6 as Foreign Secretary was still causing incredulity and alarm across the world yesterday.

    Labour MP Kevin Brennan said: “The appointment of the new Foreign Secretary must be the most remarkable since the emperor Caligula appointed his horse as a senator.”

    http://morningstaronline.co.uk/a-0b5c-Progressive-PM-fills-Cabinet-with-the-Tories-hard-right#.V4nd1qJnU4A

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