"Time to Heed the Advice of The People's Assembly"

A greater resolve is urgently required from Scottish politicians in tackling widespread social injustice, writes ELAINE SMITH

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Budget Day Protests: Live blog

Press Release: Protests to demand a People's Budget

People's Assembly Press Release
Wednesday 19 March
For immediate use

Today protests will take place across the country demanding an alternative to Osborne's austerity budget. 

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Tony Benn: Letter to the Guardian

Letter to the Guardian published 16 March 2014

Your main coverage of the death of Tony Benn (Obituary, 15 March; Michael White, 15 March) was ungenerous, and did little justice to the man who was one of the most loved political figures in Britain today.

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We're Not Just Here to Resist - The People's Assembly Can Win

"We will today commit ourselves to fight back in unity and solidarity in the movement as a whole, with the organised working class in the trade unions at the heart and head of our movement and demanding the right of workers to organise freely in those unions, opposing all current and further attempts to undermine our right to resist."

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Creating a movement the government is afraid of | People's Assembly conference 2014

The government is weak and increasingly unpopular. Ahead of the People's Assembly conference this Saturday, Sam Fairbairn looks at how we create a movement powerful enough turn the tide on austerity.

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