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NO TO WORKFARE – Protesters picket Primark

Anti workfare protesters descended on Primark in Edinburgh’s city centre on Saturday 14 July.  The Princes Street store was picketed by protesters declaring their opposition to the government’s work-for-your-benefits schemes.  The demo, organised by Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty, was part of a UK-wide week of action against workfare coordinated through the Boycott Workfare network.  The week…

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NO TO SLAVE LABOUR Demonstrate at Primark

NO TO SLAVE LABOUR Demonstrate at PRIMARK 90-93 Princes Street Edinburgh EH2 2ER 12 noon Sat 14 July UK-wide week of action against workfare Targeting Primark due to their large-scale use of “work-for-your-benefits” schemes across the UK Organised by Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty ecap@lists.riseup.net Boycott Workfare network www.boycottworkfare.org Leaflets can be picked up from ACE, 17…

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Benefit Gig for ECAP and ACE

PRESENTING a fund raiser for The Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty… Leith Dockers Social Club,17-17A Academy Street, Edinburgh EH6 7EE www.leithdockersclub.co.uk/ Friday 29th June  7:30PM £3 at the door All extra donations welcomed All money goes to Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty and The Autonomous Centre Of Edinburgh FEATURING the rock ‘n’…

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March 31st Demo Against Workfare

Edinburgh stores occupied to oppose slave labour schemes Demonstrators in Edinburgh took direct action on the 31st March Britain-wide day of action against workfare.    Protesters occupied British Heart Foundation for an hour then invaded Poundstretcher – both heavily involved in the government’s compulsory “work-for-your-benefits” schemes.   Marching into the British Heart Foundation’s large furniture store…

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