are many events that working class people, trade unionists
and youth can support - provide solidarity for or
get involved in, in the near future. Here are just
are to strike against low pay which if successful
will enthuse others to stand against low wages. Solidarity
and support groups are being set up and will be advertised
is to have an election for General Secretary. The
'Time For Change Group' are to stand a long term working
class activist, Carmel Gates, for the position to
attempt to deliver a proactive union. I would urge
those interested in offering support to get involved
in helping delivering change for the betterment of
both the public service which is provided and for
the workforces terms and conditions of employment.
Resistance are helping to mobilise Belfast delegations
to go to the European Social Forum (ESF) - to be held
in Florence which is for 'people and planet' as opposed
to 'profit and war' 6th - 10th NOV. Website - www.irish2esf.webworld.org
Irish Anti-war movement will be holding a march through
Belfast on the 7th Dec against Bush's impending attack
on Iraq and in solidarity with Palestine and her peoples.
Website - http://irishantiwar.org
Ireland Palestine Solidarity Movement (IPSC) meets
every second Monday from Monday the 21st Oct and will
be organising ongoing activities for the near future.
Website - http://www.supportpalestine.org
are only some of the events coming up in recent times
that can help provide active support and solidarity
for people especially within the context of our ever
growing political vacumn. This situation will see
some increasingly attempting to steer people especially
our youth into the path of division and violence.
We must not let this happen.
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