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CO-OPERATIVE BANK VULTURES: SOMALI PIRATES “RESCUE” OIL TANKER

Somali Pirates “Rescue” Oil Tanker
by Sean Boyle
Describing the Co-op Bank “recapitalisation” plan as a “rescue” is like saying Somali pirates have “rescued” an oil tanker from the Persian Gulf.
In many ways the UK’s Co-op Bank is neither fish nor fowl: not mutual yet owned by the mutually owned Co-op Group; the Co-op[...]

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BRITISH LABOUR CAMPS SET UP BY THE 1929 LABOUR GOVERNMENT.

During the last Great Depression over 120,000 unemployed men were given the ‘choice’ of no dole or a period in a labour camp. The camps were proposed by the Tories but then enthusiastically set up by the 1929 Labour Government.
Conditions in the camps were nothing like as brutal as those in Stalin’s or Hitler’s[...]

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PILOTING AN ANARCHA-FEMINIST APPROACH TO RESEARCHING HORIZONTALITY WITHIN OCCUPYLONDON AND GLOBAL SQUARE

Piloting an anarcha-feminist approach to researching horizontality and consensus within Occupy London and Global Square
Kate Burrell
Comments, thoughts and feedback very welcome. Email: katyburrell@gmail.com
ABSTRACT
Constructing an anarcha-feminist methodology and participatory action research design, I consider ways that power relations of mainstream capitalist society, with its multiple oppressions, of race, class, gender and socio-economic[...]

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BARTON MOSS PROTECTION CAMP. SALFORD MANCHESTER

MAJOR ACTIVITY HAS BEGUN at IGas Energy’s fracking site in Salford. We will be converging for The Northern Gas Gala! TOMORROW from 9am!
Join the fight to protect this community & the North West!
For directions & info on what to bring see: http://northerngasgala.org.uk/
First Arrest at Barton Moss Protection Camp.
WHY does this ONE[...]

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INTERIM FINANCE GROUP MEETING NOVEMBER 24TH 2013

INTERIM FINANCE GROUP MEETING 4.30pm Nov 24th 2013.
INTERIM FINANCE GROUP MEETING 4.30pm Nov 24th RFH Minutes begun at 5.15. No livestream but video recording made
Present
Liz B, Obi, Julie, David D, John C, Tim F
PROPOSALS to take to GA: Remove the ring fence for legal expenses of £1300
DECISIONS Signatories. Number of[...]

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Save OUR Fire Stations

 
Sign this petition
http://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/save-our-firestations 

We still have time to save OUR fire stations

Tomorrow, Tuesday 26 November there will be an application by seven London councils for judicial review of the Mayor’s decision to close ten London fire stations and cut 552 firefighters, 14 engines and 2 FRUs.  There will be a Red Balloon[...]

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UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH. MOAT CONFERENCE. MOVING ON AT COVENTRY TRANSPORT MUSEUM. Saturday 23rd November 2013

UK DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH.
Celebrating Our Struggle for Independent Living: No Return to the Institution or Isolation
The treatment of disabled people and thinking about physical and mental difference has varied over time. Overwhelmingly the experience has been negative, but there are always individuals and episodes of history that go against the grain, resulting in[...]

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DEBT | CRISIS | CAPITALISM: A PUBLIC LECTURE Thursday 21 November

Two unique events exploring debt, crisis and resistance, coming up this week. A public lecture (Thursday 21 November) and a seminar (Saturday 23 November) with George Caffentzis, David Graeber, Christina Laskaridis, Johnna Montgomerie and others.
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DEBT | CRISIS | CAPITALISM: A PUBLIC LECTURE
Thursday 21 November
6.30pm
ULU – Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY[...]

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Public Assembly Notice – Outside Mike Freer MP’s Office – 28th Nov 7.30pm

LIVESTREAM: BARNET BOHEMIANS LOCAL PUBLIC ASSEMBLY

Public Assembly Details
Mike Freer MP front yard occupied come support
Occupy camp set up on front yard of Mike Freer MP (old Margaret thatchers ) constituency office 212 Ballards Lane N12(west finchley tube) in protest at section 144 anti squat law that causes homeless to freeze this winter.come[...]

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