Beat Back! Music Against Austerity
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SUPER FURRY ANIMALS | CHARLOTTE CHURCH & more to be announced...
Super Furry Animals said:“What has happened in established politics is nothing short of criminal, testing our faith in humanity. We see blatant, systematic rebalancing of the books, favouring private greed over public wealth, to ensure the deserving majority is left with nothing in favour of an immoral minority. The Tory government and the coalition before them have worked harder to protect this imbalance than anyone, ruling through deception and fear. This is our musical response to those injustices and we ask our listeners to consider whether members of the political and business elite really have their best interests at heart.”
Charlotte Church said: "I'll be there for the People's Assembly week of action against the Conservative Party conference because austerity is but another shiny bauble to bewilder us with, and yet the cuts that are taking place threaten, not just livelihoods, but lives. This government is extreme in it’s ideology and is a genuine threat to our freedoms, our privileges and our economic future. We have a democratic responsibility to oppose this government, and we can sing songs while we do it. Let’s do something good!”
Protest the Tory Party Conference , Manchester
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Last night hundreds flocked to a Manchester People's Assembly rally to plan the week of action. Speakers included actresses Maxine Peake & Julie Hesmondhalgh, Lynn Collins from the North West TUC, Sam Fairbairn, National Secretary of the People's Assembly and local campaigns. See Maxine's speech - click here. More to follow.
National week of action 3 - 7 October
National Demonstration Sunday 4 October
Assemble : Oxford Road, M14
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The People's Assembly Against Austerity