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Against ATOS: Festive Month of Action – December 3rd and December 16th, London

November 27, 2011 admin 0

ATOS Festive Month of Action- December 3rd and December 16th, London

As part of December’s month of festive action against Atos and the benefit cuts, disabled people, benefit claimants and supporters will be demonstrating outside the Paralympic Goal Ball test event being held at the Olympic Park in Stratford on Saturday 3rd December from 2pm.

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Resistance to the laws criminalising homeless people in Hungary – an update

November 26, 2011 admin 0

The situation SWAN has been reporting from Budapest, Hungary has developed significantly over the last few weeks. Norbert Ferencz, whom SWAN has been supporting, has been sentenced to three years probation and a new law was passed allowing homeless to be fined or imprisoned. This update includes inspiring video footage of the resistance to these heinous new laws.

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Manchester SWAN meeting

November 23, 2011 admin 0

First Manchester SWAN meeting   The first Manchester SWAN meeting will be held on Monday 28th November at 7.30 at the RAPAR office in the […]

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Norbert Ferencz is NOT the sinner! Statement from our Hungarian colleagues

November 16, 2011 admin 0

Norbert Ferencz is NOT the sinner!

(The statement of the Hungarian Social Vocational Federation)

Norbert Ferencz is a member of the Új Szemlélet (New Approach) group. This vocational action group and workshop formed by social workers aims to call the public’s and the political and professional decision makers’ attention to the humanitarily unacceptable, socially unfair, professionally inefficient and contraproductive arrangements.

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Choose Youth Rally – October 25th

November 14, 2011 admin 0

Tania de St Croix of the In Defence of Youth Work Campaign reports on the Choose Youth rally:

Choose Youth, a pluralist alliance of 30 organisations facilitated by UNITE organised a Lobby of Parliament on October 25 in protest against the carnage of cuts to youth services across the country.