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This time one year ago, by Tina Rothery

This time one year ago, by Tina Rothery
 
This time one year ago, I was looking at the bag I’d packed for my two-weeks in prison. Court was in the morning and unless I agreed to sign agreeing my financial situation and agree to pay Cuadrilla £55,000 (cost of an eviction that wasn’t a[…]

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The Rotherhithe Tunnel is a disgrace to modern civil engineering

The Rotherhithe Tunnel is a disgrace to modern civil engineering, by Alex Hulahoops
The Rotherhithe Tunnel is a disgrace to modern civil engineering. Narrower than a mouse’s intestine, with treacherous kinks hewn only of malice or the lack of a ruler. It’s packed to the rounded rafters with rats and wankers. In contrast, the Limehouse[…]

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Dear Prince Harry: Congratulations from a fellow Brit married to an immigrant.

 

Dear Prince Harry
Congratulations on your engagement to Meghan!
As a fellow Brit married to an immigrant, I wanted to share some of the enormous battles that you will surely face in the years ahead to ensure that she is allowed to stay in the country so that the two of you can live[…]

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Fuel Poverty Action Press Release 21st Nov 2017

In Fuel Poverty Action  press release:

 
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FPA: fuelpovertyaction@gmail.com, tel: 07751 748026, twitter: @fuelpovaction
Disabled People Against Cuts: mail@dpac.uk.net, text:  07505 144 371, twitter: @Dis_PPL_Protest

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This morning, on the eve of the release of the latest excess winter deaths statistics, we delivered a tiny cap to Ofgem,[…]

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Charter of the Forest 800th year Anniversary

Charter of the Forest 800th year Anniversary
 

Dear Occupiers,
The Charter of the Forest 1217 was the first environmental charter in history, and enshrined the right of everyone to subsistence on the commons. The importance of this younger sister of the Magna Carta is deliberately overlooked by the establishment due to its radical implications.[…]

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Everytime we go to the camps to listen, my heart breaks some more

 
Every time we go to the camps to listen to stories, my heart breaks some more. By Hannah Aiyana.

This afternoon, Sophie and I met with a woman who had lost all of her children. The army had doused them with kerosene in front of her eyes and burned them alive. My heart[…]

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The community food movement and migrant solidarity

The community food movement and migrant solidarity by Melanie Strickland.
 
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) launched the campaign, Against the Walls of Capital, earlier this year. The group, whose coffee we sell at Organiclea to support their liberation struggle, called on supporters all over the world to “organize with autonomy, to resist[…]

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MeToo. Woman born in the 1960s.

When I was a teenager, I thought men treating me like a sexual object was just a fact of life, like cold wind with rain in it blowing horizontally in your face, or like when your first car breaks down and it’s before mobile phones and you have to hitch a lift to a phonebox[…]

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This is for my men out there by an Occupy Sister

This is for my men out here by an Occupy Sister

This is for my men out there. Femmes, it’s triggering. I’ve been having hard triggering arguments with the men in my life about scenes like this since I was about 16. I had already experienced my first assaults by then. This is the first[…]

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