Big London anti-austerity anti-racist demonstration, report

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Against racism and austerity on the London demonstration today (Pic: Guy Smallman)From weekly Socialist Worker in Britain today:

Thousands say No to Racism, No to Austerity

Around 10,000 people joined the No to Austerity, No to Racism, Tories Out demonstration in London today, Saturday. It was organised by Stand Up to Racism and the People’s Assembly. Hundreds also came to a rally in Glasgow.

It was an important show of anti-racist unity and an immediate challenge to the new Tory prime minister Theresa May.

Marchers made clear there will be a continuing battle against austerity, and a refusal to allow racism to divide us.

Many of the London marchers were also strongly in support of Jeremy Corbyn.

In Parliament Square speakers put out a clear call for resistance.

Weyman Bennett, co-convenor of Stand Up to Racism, said, “I was asked by a TV station if we’re confident to confront what’s in front of us. I said yes.

“You hear…

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