Grenfell Tower commemoration

January 12, 2023 by Chris Pearson

Ear­ly evening on the 14th of June 2018 200 peo­ple gath­ered at the Mound precinct in Edin­burgh to join with oth­ers through­out the UK to mark the first anniver­sary of the Gren­fell fire. Large pic­tures of each of the vic­tims of that tragedy were held by peo­ple lin­ing Princes Street … Con­tin­ue read­ing

We Shall Be Known

January 12, 2023 by Jane

We Shall Be Known Kar­isha Lon­gak­er of MaMuse We shall be known by the com­pa­ny we keep, by the ones who cir­cle round to tend these fires. We shall be known by the ones who sow and reap the seeds of change alive from deep with­in the earth. It is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

On This Good Green Earth

January 12, 2023 by Jane

We are the tongue that tells the truth, We are the song upon the wind, We are the courage to step up, We are the change that now begins On this good green earth we will take our stand, With an open heart and a heal­ing hand

Step by Step

May 28, 2018 by Chris Pearson

US Union of Minework­ers Step by step the longest march, can be won, can be won Many stones do form an arch, singly none, singly none And by union what we will, can be accom­plished still Drops of water turn a mill, singly none, singly none


May 20, 2018 by Chris Pearson

Venezuela sent the Israeli ambas­sador Home. Israel’s action are in Fla­grant dis­re­gard of Inter­na­tion­al law.

Events we are supporting this session (to date!)

September 1, 2017 by Hilery

Future Events 7th Octo­ber: Edin­burgh Trades Coun­cil 1.30–2pm 11th Novem­ber Remem­brance Day 9th Decem­ber CAAT: Cam­paign Against the Arms Trade

Events we participated in over the past year

September 1, 2017 by Hilery

17th June:  Wom­en’s Inter­na­tion­al League for Peace and Free­dom  at the Mound 23–25th June : Street Choirs in Leices­ter 29th June: North Edin­burgh women singing at the City Cham­bers to protest ben­e­fit cuts 1st July: React Ceilidh to sup­port refugees 8th July: Faslane demon­stra­tion 30th July:  Jazz sto­ries from Pales­tine … Con­tin­ue read­ing

March on Washington Solidarity Rally

January 16, 2017 by Hilery

Sat­ur­day 21st Jan­u­ary, 10.00 sharp, PIH ses­sion begins at QMH. At 11.00 we will leave for the Amer­i­can Con­sulate on Regent Ter­race, aim­ing to be there by 11.30 to sing at the ‘March on Wash­ing­ton’ Sol­i­dar­i­ty Ral­ly; resist­ing dis­crim­i­na­tion and defend­ing those mar­gin­alised by the new Trump admin­is­tra­tion. (See https:/ … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Bhopal commemoration

December 20, 2016 by Hilery

Bhopal com­mem­o­ra­tion 2016 On 3rd Decem­ber 2016, peo­ple gath­ered in Edin­burgh to stand in sol­i­dar­i­ty with the peo­ple of Bhopal on the 32nd anniver­sary of the gas dis­as­ter. Wreaths and can­dles were placed beneath the Bhopal memo­r­i­al plaque in Greyfri­ar’s Kirk­yard. Songs were sung by Edin­burgh’s rad­i­cal choir, Protest in Har­mo­ny, and … Con­tin­ue read­ing

More street singing

July 11, 2016 by Hilery

Protest in Har­mo­ny singing ‘Refugees are Wel­come here’ at the Scot­tish Green Par­ty event out­side Par­lia­ment in June to show sup­port for stay­ing in EU just before the Par­lia­men­tary debate. Some of us were able to be at the vig­il on June 15th for the peo­ple whose lives were tak­en … Con­tin­ue read­ing