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Stop Sanctions Demo is a Success

Despite officials from Unite The Union trying to cancel Unite involvement in the protest at HIgh Riggs jobcentre – reportedly due to a request by the local PCS who said one of their workers had been threatened earlier in the week by an individual – the 30th March Day of Action against sanctions went ahead…

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“Stop Benefit Sanctions” Day of Action

DEMONSTRATE STOP BENEFIT SANCTIONS NO TO THE CUT IN EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE ABOLISH THE WORK CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT pay ESA on the basis of a GP sickline Thursday 30th March  10.30am High Riggs Jobcentre, 20 High Riggs, Edinburgh EH3 9HU  12 noon Maximus assessment centre, Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street,  Edinburgh, EH3 9SJ Britain-wide…

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I Daniel Blake…

Groups round Scotland and beyond are organising community showings of the new Ken Loach film I DANIEL BLAKE, aiming to involve more people in grass-roots resistance to austerity, including solidarity accompanying to benefits appointments and assessments. Below is the text of a leaflet which ECAP has produced and is distributing at showings. I DANIEL BLAKE…… Shows…

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Edinburgh City Council & The Leak – 2 & a Half Years, a Collapsed Ceiling & Still Leaking….

MUCH of old Muirhouse is gone now, blitzed in advance of the ill-fated Waterfront Project in an orgy of city council vandalism remembered as ‘the Muirhoose Clearances.’ The empty acres that once held hundreds of families in social housing were sown with wild flower seed and hilariously re-branded as ‘the Meadows.’ But this fly-tipper’s dream…

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