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Sweets Way campaigners plan weekend of fun and resistance in new occupation

Sweets Way Resists 
Press release – Thursday 2 April
Residents fighting for their homes have occupied an empty house backing onto the Sweets Way estate in Barnet in ongoing protest at tenant evictions. Campaigners are planning a weekend of community fun and resistance in the property which is part of the ‘Sweets Park’ redevelopment.
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‘Internal Errors’ at the LeadersDebate? by Aengus Mac Og

‘Internal Errors’ at the LeadersDebate? by Aengus Mac Og
‘Internal errors’, these are the words someone used just now to describe the person who heckled the Prime Minister at the debate yesterday. It’s pretty standard, discredit the person if you can’t discredit their arguments. It’s all very Oxbridge, they must teach it there. I’m sure[…]

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Council Tax Increasing 150% for the Poorest by BarnetHAction

In Barnet this month the bills fall due for the next big squeeze on the finances of those with the least.
Council tax support (previously council tax benefit) has been reduced again meaning that those eligible are being charged 20% of the standard bill (last year 8.5%)
Typically this will be £20-25/month to pay…..which equates[…]

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The £140,000 Aylesbury Barbed Fencing by BarnetHAction

Barbed fencing that turned the estate into a prison camp has been pulled down. Southwark Council spent £140,000 to erect around the Aylesbury Estate. What kind priorities and culture are we allowing to determine the conditionality of our environment? £140000 to stop lawful protest could of employed 6 nurses. It seems that they have a[…]

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Occupy Barnet: Occupied Dollis Valley Pre-School!

Open Organising Meeting tomorrow (Friday) from 7pm at the Occupied Dollis Valley Pre-School! Let’s Organise Together to Save our Future!
Facilitation provided by Occupy Democracy
#PowerToTheChildren! #ChildrenPower #DirectDemocracy #FreeEducation #OccupyBarnet
Say No to #SocialCleansing !!!!
Address: 60 Rossiter Fields, Barnet, EN5 2UT Our Valley Pre-School
Dollis Valley Pre-School Fighting Closure. They were promised that the[…]

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SHOUTOUT: ANARCHISTS OCCUPY OLD CABINET OFFICES!

URGENT SHOUTOUT: ALL HANDS ON DECK
ANARCHISTS OCCUPY OLD CABINET OFFICES!
By ANN NARKEH
Love Activists, SHA and Autonomous Nation Of Libertarian Anarchists have occupied the old cabinet
office opposite trafalgar square, on the road which
leads directly towards the palace. Call out for all
hands to assist with: banners, christmas lights and
anything else[…]

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The “Right to a Trial” has now been made a “Right to a Fair Trial for the Rich”

  
  

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
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32078676
This has very serious consequences for the right to democratic protest.
It is pretty gut-wrenching that this one of the last acts[…]

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Ofcom and The Prostitute State gag the Green Party.

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[…]

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Gold Plated Human Rights? By Ashman Dan

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[…]

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