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You think you are not going to be homeless anytime soon? Think again.

  
  

Long story short . . .
My partner and I split up, it happens and I wish her well. That’s not special, it stung a bit at the beginning but we all have those stories and they make us who we are. Nuff said.
Going back two years . . . (insert scooby[…]

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We’re Not All In This Together by Ashman Dan

  
  

Why isn’t the harm visited upon people living with disability being debated this election?
Could it possibly be the banality of evil? That what has taken place is so disgusting people don’t want to face it? Is it because people would rather protect a illusionary group identity? “at least we arn’t the nazis”,[…]

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Update Building 19. Standoff with Thugs4Hire

Update 1100hrs.
Despite intimidation attempts by private security to prevent free passage in and out of 24 St James’s Square / 27-28 Pall Mall, S.H.A. activists were able to maintain control of the door and the step outside it. They still, however, remain outside, and could make another attempt to sieze the door at any[…]

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Update: Squatters and Homeless Autonomy.

Update. Squatters and Homeless Autonomy at Building 19.
So, far now the security thugs have stepped down after a 15hour siege. The security guards woke us up at 5am and they illegally entered our home. We swiftly acted and informed them about the law and legislation that they should have been following. After we ushered[…]

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Stuart Agnew UKIP MEP Fears Death by Lack of Carbon Dioxide

“..if you succeed in de-carbonising Europe, our crops will have no natural gas to grow from. We have to have carbon dioxide. This is madness. Absolute madness what you are suggesting and our industry – our agriculture industry – is going to suffer heavily if we attempt to bury carbon dioxide in the ground. It[…]

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Latest Neoliberal Attack on the Legal System by Mel Strickland

Latest Neoliberal attack in the legal system by Mel Strickland.
Latest neoliberal reform in the legal system: the introduction of criminal court charges coming into effect on 13 April ranging from £150 – £1200 – it will incentivise people to plead guilty as the fees are much cheaper than if you plead not guilty and[…]

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Homelessness part 2 by Tarpaulin Simon

Homelessness Part 2 By Tarpaulin Simon.
Tried to film a quick piece after my second night at the homeless shelter but realised it was just an unintelligible angry rant.
Reshot it this morning. It’s about a guy that 5 weeks ago was living as a furniture restorer in Cardiff and is now living rough in[…]

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New report: Health & Fracking: the impacts & opportunity costs

New report: Health & Fracking: the impacts & opportunity costs
Excellent new report by public health charity Medact – health professionals demand immediate moratorium to fracking due to its extreme health risks. They stop short of demanding a full ban but the implications of the report lead to that conclusion – fracking is inherently dangerous[…]

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The Homeless Can’t Vote by Tarpaulin Simon

After volunteering at a shelter tonight I filmed a quick piece on the upcoming election, the possibility of another 5 years of austerity and the impact on the homeless.
Homelessness has risen by a factor of 5 since Cameron came to power but I didn’t hear this mentioned in the leaders debate.
Because the homeless[…]

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