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Global Justice protest local links to US child detention

Activists from Global Justice Bexhill and Hastings have stated their intention to protest on Friday 23 November at 9am outside the offices of Hastings firm, General Dynamics UK on Castleham Road, St Leonards over the role of its parent company in the detention of refugee children in the United States, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. A letter has gone from the local group  to the CEO/ Managing Director requesting a meeting to discuss their concerns. 

Resist Trump

American Independence Day, 4 July, saw a meeting in Hastings which focused on the resistance within America to Donald Trump’s presidency. US-born local resident, Tamara Stevens, spoke about the opposition triggered by Trump’s election victory last November. At the meeting she explained that central to the opposition has been Indivisible: a guide to the most effective ways to influence Congress. The guide was produced by former Congressional workers who understood what made politicians listen, an insight gained by observing the success of the right-wing Tea Party movement in influencing US politics. John Enefer writes.

Posted 07:44 Monday, Jul 10, 2017 In: Politics Tags: Donald Trump Hastings Against War Hastings and District Interfaith Forum Henrietta Cullinan Indivisible John Enefer militarism The Women's March

No great surprises at Hastings hustings

Tuesday night’s hustings at the Hastings Centre was the last chance to catch all five parliamentary candidates in one place, and probably their last chance to impress a large live audience with their proposals. Nick Terdre sampled the atmosphere and the pronouncements.

Posted 19:51 Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Amber Rudd Bishop of Lewes candidates climate change Donald Trump EU Green Investment Bank homelessness HSBC hustings Michael Phillips Nicholas Wilson Nick Perry Paris agreement Peter Chowney Saudi Arabia voluntary euthanasia whistleblowers

Documenting the Trump effect

Which Way the Wind Blows is the title of Su Bishop’s upcoming exhibition at Zoom Arts’ Warrior Square station gallery. The exhibition was born from her time in Chicago during the hot summer of 2016 during Donald Trump’s ultimately successful presidential election campaign, as Su explains.

Posted 18:22 Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 In: Photography Tags: Chicago Donald Trump Su Bishop Zoom Arts

Greens join local protest against Trump

The inauguration of Donald Trump as US president last Friday sparked unprecedented acts of repudiation across the world. Thousands took part in the ‘Bridges Not Walls’ movement, which started in town and was supported by the Hastings and Rye Green Party. Nick Terdre reports.

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