BY VAUHINI VARA : CROSSPOSTED FROM THE NEW YORKER
It can be hard to tell what remains, these days, of the Occupy movement. On the third anniversary of the first protests in New York, activists are fighting one another in court for control of the Twitter handle @OccupyWallStNYC, while the flow of new articles[…]
Crossposted from Accidental Anarchist – Now for something different – Decorating the heath
The last few weeks have been more hectic than usual with Reclaim The Power Blackpool mid August and Stop Nato in Wales this week. Both involving lots of organising and actions some of which stories can not be told here and others[…]
By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
The inevitable consequence of Free Market Capitalism is that society becomes ever-more unequal, as the wealth gap between those at the top and those at the bottom gets larger and larger. This happens directly (with salaries diverging, and wealthy people using their assets to generate yet[…]
By Clive Menzies; crossposted from Critical Thinking
When the CRC wheel out Tony Blair (Mr Dodgy Dossier) to make the case against Scottish independence, their desperation to maintain the status quo becomes obvious.
Gordon Brown, as UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, sold UK gold reserves at between $256 and $296 per ounce (a 20[…]
London rally says ‘Yes’ to Scottish independence. Crossposted from A World to Win
A rally in support of Scottish independence in London heard civil rights legend, socialist and former MP Bernadette Devlin McAliskey defend the right of people to change their state system.
“The state and the government are whipping boys of the bankers and[…]
Banks Threaten to Leave Scotland from an Occupier’s Perspective.
So the banks are threatening to leave Scotland. I guess we knew this was coming and no surprise I suppose that they left it until now to play their hand. The message is clear, vote my way or it’s the highway. Oh perhaps it’s more a[…]
Jobcentre Granta House
1 Western Rd
London N22 6UH
This was an action today in Barnet.
Barnet activists have a demonstration to complain about sanctions on claimants. The job centre in Granta House has the highest number of sanctions imposed in the local area, particularly the young people in the local YMCA.
By Julie Timbrell
On Saturday a fantastic solidarity rally, “London says YES”, was held at London University, Southbank. The awesome Bernadette McALiskey gave an inspiring speech, as did Allan Armstrong, from the Radical Independence Campaign, and Steve Freeman from Occupy Real Democracy. Solidarity statements were read out from virtually all of the radical left supporting[…]Read more →
By Peter Dombi
The mainstream media have so far been paying scant attention to a strike in the NHS which has been going on for 7 weeks now, making it one of the longest NHS strikes ever*. However this strike is at the centre of the ideological battle around the policy of privatisating NHS[…]