How ironic on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the “right to a trial” has now been made a “right to a fair trial for the rich”….by Donnachadh McCarthy
This has very serious consequences for the right to democratic protest.
It is pretty gut-wrenching that this one of the last acts[…]
Ofcom and The Prostitute State gag the Green Party by Donnachadh McCarthy
I could not sleep hardly at all last night.
What kept me awake was a very normal sounding sentence that followed the Radio 4 News bulletin yesterday announcing that the General Election campaign had started.
The announcer quoted a short statement from the[…]
Gold Plated Human Rights? By Ashman Dan
Human Rights were created to protect the people from the power of the state in acknowledgement of the scale of harm that too much concentrated power can cause. When the state is ordering those who are meant to enforce human rights not to respect them in order for[…]
Being Appalled at Esther Money graffiti by Leanne Amanda Rowe.
my letter to Wirral Globe and Liverpool Echo (when I can find a bastard email address to send it to.)
Regarding the recent incident of graffiti reading “McVey murderer” being daubed on the wall at Hoylake town hall. It was reassuring to read that councillors[…]
Even the Telegraph carries a piece by Alex Proud today talking about inequality and the ‘callous’ rich, the causes and effects on society. by Aengus Mac Og
Response from one occupier as follows:
“These are the things we talked about at Occupy in 2011. We were, of course, demonised by the right wing press, pretty[…]
The climate crisis is the defining issue of our times and will take centre-stage in world politics in 2015. Our economic system puts profits before people and is destroying the natural systems that keep us alive. It has brought us to the precipice of catastrophic climate change. Because the real solutions empower people and threaten[…]Read more →
Wave of Occupations in London Swells!
Occupy Goldsmiths has now been set up.
The new wave of occupations in London was swelled yesterday as students at King’s College London went into occupation to protest the ongoing neoliberalisation of higher education. They join the London School of Economics and University of the Arts London who have[…]
Meet the electoral candidates for Finchley and Golders Green.
Finchley and Golders Green is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. Since 2010, its MP has been Mike Freer, a Conservative. From 1997, it was represented by Rudy Viz, Labour.
In 2010, Mike Freer won with 46% of the vote[…]