You may recall recently a lady by the name of Romany Blythe who helped to organise the so-called Thatcher death parties. In some papers she was demonised, but I know her well, and she is a committed campaigner for human rights, Guantanamo, Palestinians and so on. She is now about to do something very[...]
The Occupy movement came into being in the wake of the Arab spring and the anti-austerity movements in Spain and Greece.
State supported neo-liberal capitalism is devastating the world in different places at different times.
Right now people in Turkey are rising against their government by creating democratic spaces in the cities and towns. While[...]
Venue : Friends House Euston – in the courtyard.
Local Assemblies are building momentum in our communities . This is a result of the convergence of several strands of political activism: Occupy activists identifying local people’s assemblies as a way to build an alternative political movement from the ground up; the work of local activists[...]
Pete explores ideas of space, time and social freedom, focusing on his experiences of squatting in empty commercial properties throughout the UK. As a self employed poet and performing artist living on a low wage, Pete represents a growing group of our society who are having to find DIY solutions to live and thrive in[...]Read more →
Photo credit: Melanie S.
St Peter’s Church Hall, Warner Place, Bethnal Green E2 7AE
Ken Loach made The Spirit of ’45 to show how after WW2, at a time of austerity far worse than we face today, the people of Britain created a new, fairer society. A key part of this was the NHS. Today,[...]
Buddhism is a variety of traditions and practices based on the teachings of the “Awakened One” or Buddha. Each tradition emphasises different methods of training the mind with the aim of freeing the individual from suffering. Buddhism is also a rich ethical system that emphasises wisdom, kindness and compassion.
So what would a Buddhist[...]
2301 hours Sunday
As me and Commonly Known As Caeke stand here at parliament square I feel ducking great knowing that my brothers and sister who are also in this streets around the world are doing as we are at the same time we are and that my friends means. A lot to me.