Artists Against Austerity: New group mobilises to fight government cuts

Another exciting group workibg to fight Austerity. .. Dxxx

Artists have joined to create a new group to stand in protest at government cuts, and have called on other artists to do the same. 

Image: The guardian - Maxine Peake is a member of the new Artists Assembly Image: The Guardian – Maxine Peake is a member of the new Artists Assembly

In a letter to the Guardian, published last week, they said:

“We, the newly formed Artists’ Assembly Against Austerity, are calling on writers, musicians, performers – anyone involved in the creative arts – to mobilise against cuts in public and voluntary services introduced by the coalition government.

“The People’s Assembly Against Austerity was formed in 2013 to ensure that the coalition government faces a movement of opposition broad enough and powerful enough to generate successful coordinated action against its violent programme of cuts. In June, 50,000 people marched through London to show their support for this growing movement.

“We now recognise a need to initiate an Artists’ Assembly Against Austerity to organise artists…

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