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Cuts

30 November

In the biggest strike in Britain in a generation, on 30 November, two million public sector workers took action against proposed cuts in public sector pensions.

An Uncut Christmas Carol

Welsh activists subvert seasonal songs

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Uncut NHS

On Sunday 9 October, over 2,000 UKUncut protesters (including doctors and nurses) blockaded Westminster Bridge in central London (see left) in a three-and-a-half-hour protest against the health and

MoD cut

At the end of November, the Daily Telegraph learned that the British ministry of defence (MoD) had increased the number of soldiers due to be cut from the army from 7,000 to 16,500 by April 2015.

Obscene amounts of money

The government boosted company profits, while increasing inequality and global hunger

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Resistance in the rain

A report from the Glasgow march and rally against the cuts

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Michael Chanan (dir), Chronicle of Protest: a Video Diary

2011, 90 mins plus extras. Produced in collaboration with Roehampton University, London, and New Statesman. Available for £6 via www.chronicleofprotest-thefilm.co.uk

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Deptford United – You’re Invited

Reports from activists north and south of the river on the London riots and community responses

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Fight back at the Fringe

"Festival against the cuts" comes to the Fringe.

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Students rise!

Westminster students, sabbatical officers and staff from the University of Westminster students’ union (UWSU) joined over 50,000 students from across the country at the National Union of Students (