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BRITISH LABOUR CAMPS SET UP BY THE 1929 LABOUR GOVERNMENT.

During the last Great Depression over 120,000 unemployed men were given the ‘choice’ of no dole or a period in a labour camp. The camps were proposed by the Tories but then enthusiastically set up by the 1929 Labour Government.
Conditions in the camps were nothing like as brutal as those in Stalin’s or Hitler’s[...]

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PILOTING AN ANARCHA-FEMINIST APPROACH TO RESEARCHING HORIZONTALITY WITHIN OCCUPYLONDON AND GLOBAL SQUARE

Piloting an anarcha-feminist approach to researching horizontality and consensus within Occupy London and Global Square
Kate Burrell
Comments, thoughts and feedback very welcome. Email: katyburrell@gmail.com
ABSTRACT
Constructing an anarcha-feminist methodology and participatory action research design, I consider ways that power relations of mainstream capitalist society, with its multiple oppressions, of race, class, gender and socio-economic[...]

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BRING DOWN THE BIG SIX: FUEL POVERTY KILLS

Bring Down the Big Six: Fuel Poverty Kills!
https://www.facebook.com/events/364663353679232/?fref=ts
Outside the Royal Exchange, by Bank Station, to march to NPower offices together
[Description]
Join Fuel Poverty Action, UK Uncut, the Greater London Pensioners’ Association and Disabled People Against Cuts for an outrageous, creative and inclusive protest against fuel poverty deaths on November 26th at 11.30am[...]

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HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL ACTIVIST: AFFINITY GROUPS.

Affinity Groups
Buddies, Quick Consensus, Spokes councils
Every generation of political activists seem to go through some rite of passage. First you get upset about something, then you get upset enough to do something about it. So you take to the streets you paint your banners and you make lots of noise and you walk[...]

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NOT ON THE BBC NEWS: #OCCUPYTHEBBC March Against Mainstream Media.

The BBC Trust is responsible for granting licenses to all BBC outlets and stations, managing value for money on license fee payments and ‘the direction of BBC editorial and creative output’. The Trust consists of 12 Trustees and is headed by Lord Patten.
Lord Chris Patten is a conservative peer and former governor of Hong[...]

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INHERITED REMEMBRANCE – POP TILL YOU DROP

POP TILL YOU DROP
In a box somewhere I have an old press picture of our great-grandfather’s funeral. His box then was a flag-draped coffin on a gun-carriage, parked outside an imposing church or cathedral porch, with bits of a horse and military honour-guard cut off by the frame. That was the end of General[...]

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OUTLAW POVERTY NOT PROSTITUTES

By “Verity” for the Occupy London Social Media
“The fact is that sex workers have not been able to count on prominent feminists to support their long struggle for decriminalisation. Instead, establishment feminists have spearheaded attempts by governments to make it harder for women to work. Their stated aim is to abolish prostitution, not to[...]

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THE BRAND INTERVIEW CONFIRMED OCCUPY IS NOT DEAD.

From two of our Occupiers.
I saw the Paxman interview with Russell Brand having just returned from St. Paul’s where I was meeting up with friends I had made during the occupation. I found it particularly interesting that Paxman persisted in criticising Brand for not providing answers to the problems he was naming – specifically[...]

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STOP THE IMMIGRATION BILL

Livestream by DanCole:
http://bambuser.com/channel/dancole

“Campaign against the Immigration Bill outside Houses of Parliament”, by Velar Grant[...]

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