As the Conservatives gathered for their conference in Manchester, tens of thousands of workers, students, children, pensioners and others took to the streets to send them a message:
Some expressed themselves through typical British understatement:
There was clearly irritation:
The Tories are radicalising sectors not normally known for their militancy:
Some proposed drastic measures:
While others were more concilliatory (maybe to a fault…)
I can only imagine what kind of school dinner thievery was going through this girl’s mind:
Of course there were serious issues driving people to turn out. The anti-fracking Nannas brought their mops:
Junior doctors stood up for the NHS (well, the ones that weren’t on call anyway):
And some people were able to get their point across even though they couldn’t be there in person:
As ever, there was a chance to learn new things. This is unbelievable but true:
But yes, predictably, there were pigs. Pigs everywhere:
All photos copyright the author John Ranson
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