NO to TRUMP Johnson and their racist friends Mon 2 Dec 5.30-6.30 Waterstones

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The ‘new municipalism’: what does  it mean for Birmingham? Thur 28 Nov 5-7pm

West Midlands New Economics Group

Open meeting: BFOE Warehouse 54 Allison St, B5 5TH

‘A Rebirth of Municipal Socialism’ is the claim in ‘Building a Better Birmingham: Labour’s Local Manifesto 2018-2022’, published for the 2018 May Council elections.

John McDonnell has praised the ‘Preston model’ and launched Labour’s new Community Wealth Building Unit. It’s part of a global movement by towns and cities to create an alternative to neo-liberalism. 

What does this mean for Birmingham? Richard Hatcher will be introducing a discussion looking at the policies, the claims and the evidence.

 All welcome.

 Contributions of £2 to cover the cost of room hire

 

 

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Support Birmingham Youth Strike 4 Climate, from 11am Fri 29 Nov by St Martin’s

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The 29th November is our next #ClimateStrike. Due to the German Market we’ll be meeting by St Martin’s @ 11AM. Continue reading

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Leafleting Northfield parents about school cuts

Birmingham is the worst-affected city in England for cuts in school budgets. 99% of our schools have a shortfall in funding and 89% face further real-terms cuts in April.
Northfield is the most marginal constituency in Birmingham. Labour has a majority of 4667 – 5.26%. Come along and give a hand with giving out NEU anti-cuts leaflets to parents.

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Friends of The Libraries of Birmingham AGM Monday 18 Nov 7.30

Hi Everyone
 
This is a reminder to let you know that the FOLB AGM will be on Monday 18.11.19. at 5.30 at the UNISON Branch Office 19th Floor McLaren Building 46 Smallbrook Queensway

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Birmingham schools suffer the worst cuts in England, with 5 constituencies in the bottom 50

The Government is still claiming that they’re ‘levelling up’ funding for every school. It’s a lie. Continue reading

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How Labour can end the homelessness crisis – and how you can help

Jo Shemmans, activist in the Labour Homelessness Campaign in Birmingham, spoke at the Trades Council meeting on Thursday 7 November about the crisis of homelessness in the city. You can help by contacting national and/or regional Union officers, your MP, John Healey(Shadow Housing Minister), and anyone else relevant, to ask them to push this at the Clause 5 meeting on 16th November. Continue reading

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