Crossposted from A World to Win.
The Tory election victory cannot disguise the continuing break-up of the political-state system of rule and will actually hasten it. Over 75% of the UK electorate is unrepresented in any meaningful way while Scotland’s anti-austerity aspirations are blocked.
What appears as a shock result belies a deep-going[…]
The lesson of history is that radical social change is achieved by people working together and confronting the dominant power structures over a sustained period of time. The suffragettes, the civil rights activists, LGBT movement, to name a few, have all employed direct action to achieve recognition of their rights. The[…]
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
Many people were very disappointed with the result of the General Election, where even though only 25% of the electorate voted Conservative, we now face the prospect of another 5 years of Tory rule, and ongoing Austerity. However while on the face of it things may[…]
Brick Lane Debates: Radical General Assembly
Here is the Brick Lane Debates statement and proposal for the General Assembly tomorrow night.
Why we have called this meeting:
The general election result has created a crisis. A hard-right austerity regime has taken power with the support of barely one in three voters and one[…]
In order to keep tabs with the latest thinking coming from the anti-democratic banker and business fueled Raging Right, we have to keep tabs on what their writers are writing. Some write at the Times. You may know of Tim Montgomerie who is a self proclaimed Tory Party activist. He writes many words but every[…]Read more →
Bailiffs, in almost identical uniform as cops, illegally smashed into Parker Street squat and evicted us yesterday. We had previously managed to defended our selves from security thugs who were trying to force entry and deny access to the building. We had held our own and reclaimed access after a scuffle. Cops were called (not[…]Read more →
Whipps Cross Hospital in Intensive Care
“That’s the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don’t work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital.” Noam Chomsky
Politicians love to blame everyone else for bringing the NHS to its knees – even the patients themselves are seen to be guilty.[…]
Miracle of miracles, the Conservative Candidates of Barnet have finally turned up at the last hustings. From what I gather, they started getting worried that the numbers showing up to the other hustings were getting them worried.
Mike Freer, Conservative candidate of Finchley and Golders Green turned up to the hustings on Tuesday and was[…]
Post Office Ltd has been totally committed to closing Whitstable’s Crown Post Office since 2013 – in spite of any cost to our town, residents, businesses and visitors.
When it failed to secure a suitable franchisee in Whitstable it then chose the redevelopment of the Gladstone Road building as[…]