Marxist.com supporters from Edinburgh as well as Glasgow, London,
Cambridge, Birmingham, Newcastle, Cambridge and Liverpool joined
protesters at the Make Poverty History march today. Their aim was to
put forward the ideas of Marxism as the way to end capitalism – the
real cause of poverty nowadays.
The Hands Off Venezuela campaign had a good presence in today’s anti-G8
protests in Edinburgh. A couple of London based supporters joined their
comrades in Edinburgh to inform the protesters about what is happening
in Venezuela. Read the article on the Hands Off Venezuela website.
In the wake of one of the largest demonstrations in the history of
Scotland, Edinburgh hosted one of the biggest political debates in the
country in recent times. Up to 4,500 people spread over five different
venues in the city centre participated in the G8 Alternatives Summit.