Writer with an interest in class and socio-economic inequality. Currently researching British South Asian political activism in the late 20th Century.

taj.ali2792@gmail.com
Joined June 2017
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Delighted to announce I will be working on a public history project, capturing the history of British South Asian political activism in the late 20th century. Most of this is oral history and very little has been recorded or documented. Hope to start conducting interviews soon!
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Housing estates, urban planning, racist policing, knowing local economies, neighbourly relations, mutual aid - all this _can_ feed into "bottom-up community solutions" as described @Taj_Ali1 on Marsh Farm with his usual depth of background, engagement, entertainment and hope.
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Delighted to have @glenninluton speaking at the meeting on how community organising helped to transform the Marsh Farm estate in Luton and the current battle to save Marsh House- a much loved community hub. tribunemag.co.uk/2021/07/lut…
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“On Friday” has become this very evening!
On Friday, I'm co-hosting a fundraiser for socialist state senator @JabariBrisport. Come by and help support an important movement politician. secure.actblue.com/donate/mj…
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#EnoughIsEnough appointed its first regional coordinator today, @laura_organiser in Yorkshire. She’s going to be speaking for us on your TV screens – give her a follow 👊
“There are people grafting 50-60 hours a week, struggling to heat or eat – it’s a disgrace.” #EnoughIsEnough’s @laura_organiser on the reality of the cost-of-living crisis. Join the fight back at: wesayenough.co.uk
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Energy bills are set to soar to over £5000 next year meanwhile: British Gas: £1.3 billion profit between January & June BP: £6.95 billion profit between April and June alone Shell: £9.4 billion profit in a year It's not a money problem; it's a corporate greed problem.
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If you haven't done so already, join the @eiecampaign to tackle the cost of living crisis. Sign up here 👇 wesayenough.co.uk/ #EnoughIsEnough
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NEW: @CWUnews announces further strike action. Post Office workers to strike on August 26, 27 and 30 and BT and Openreach workers to strike on Aug 30 and 31 over poor pay and conditions.
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.@CWU members in Royal Mail Group will also be on strike (26th August, 31st August, 8th September and 9th September)
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“Energy prices have to come down – and to do that, we need people on the streets. We can’t wait for politicians.” @RMTunion’s Mick Lynch explains why #EnoughIsEnough is building a mass movement against the energy rip-off. Join us at wesayenough.co.uk
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NEW: Energy bills are set to cost more than 2 months of average take home pay next year according to analysis from @The_TUC. While energy companies make record profits, by October, British households will be paying more than 3 times what they were paying at the start of 2022.
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It's time to turn anger into action. Join the campaign to fight the cost-of-living crisis. @eiecampaign wesayenough.co.uk/ #EnoughIsEnough
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“We will plant our flag in working-class communities all over this country, and then it’s up to people in those communities to make the change.” @RMTunion’s Mick Lynch on our #EnoughIsEnough rallies. Sign up at wesayenough.co.uk
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Luton @tribunemagazine club's first public event. We'll be discussing the @eiecampaign to tackle the cost of living crisis and how we can organise locally to transform our communities. All welcome! #EnoughIsEnough
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This event will be taking place at Marsh House- a 17th century farmhouse transformed into a community hub by local residents. Delighted to have @glenninluton speaking about how community organising helped to transform the Marsh Farm estate. tribunemag.co.uk/2021/07/lut…
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The @eiecampaign has announced a national campaign, with 50 rallies taking place around the country as we fight back against the cost of living crisis. Find your local event and fight back: wesayenough.co.uk
NEW: #EnoughIsEnough launches a national campaign of 50 rallies across Britain in the coming weeks. The start of a fight back that will take place in every community in this country. To find out about an event near you, sign up at wesayenough.co.uk
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NEW: #EnoughIsEnough launches a national campaign of 50 rallies across Britain in the coming weeks. The start of a fight back that will take place in every community in this country. To find out about an event near you, sign up at wesayenough.co.uk
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My wife is the first fully certified female psychiatrist in #Gaza. I asked her if she started seeing children traumatized by the latest escalation few days ago. She said they were not finished seeing kids who were shell shocked during the 2021 war yet. 🤕
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Corporate elite: billions in profit, 100s of millions to shareholders and millions into CEO pockets The rest of us: massive price hikes, services that don’t work and wages that never rise It’s time to say #EnoughIsEnough
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Powerful stuff from @RMTunion’s Mick Lynch Our trade unions really have become our last line of defence. If you’re not in a union join one now using this handy @The_TUC union finder tuc.org.uk/join-a-union
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The billionaires need us, we don’t need them. Join the campaign to make the rich pay for a change. wesayenough.co.uk
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