The government is likely to include the repeal of the Human Rights Act (HRA) – which covers such basic rights and freedoms as freedom from torture and the right to a fair trial – in the Queen’s Speech, please take the following steps to urge your MP to argue and vote against repealing[…]
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Brick Lane Debates: Radical General Assembly
Here is the Brick Lane Debates statement and proposal for the General Assembly tomorrow night.
Why we have called this meeting:
The general election result has created a crisis. A hard-right austerity regime has taken power with the support of barely one in three voters and one[…]
In order to keep tabs with the latest thinking coming from the anti-democratic banker and business fueled Raging Right, we have to keep tabs on what their writers are writing. Some write at the Times. You may know of Tim Montgomerie who is a self proclaimed Tory Party activist. He writes many words but every[…]Read more →
Bailiffs, in almost identical uniform as cops, illegally smashed into Parker Street squat and evicted us yesterday. We had previously managed to defended our selves from security thugs who were trying to force entry and deny access to the building. We had held our own and reclaimed access after a scuffle. Cops were called (not[…]Read more →
Whipps Cross Hospital in Intensive Care
“That’s the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don’t work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital.” Noam Chomsky
Politicians love to blame everyone else for bringing the NHS to its knees – even the patients themselves are seen to be guilty.[…]
Miracle of miracles, the Conservative Candidates of Barnet have finally turned up at the last hustings. From what I gather, they started getting worried that the numbers showing up to the other hustings were getting them worried.
Mike Freer, Conservative candidate of Finchley and Golders Green turned up to the hustings on Tuesday and was[…]
Tatton Hustings: George Osborne and Democracy Tory Style, by Obi
UPDATE: Tina Louise Rothery – Green Party Parliamentary candidate for Tatton. The cause of all the troubles from Gideon Osborne and the reason why filming was not allows in the Hustings. The Bankruptcy of IDEAS got scared that his record would be questioned.
I was[…]Read more →
A “Question Time” style event featuring Walthamstow’s parliamentary candidates. Panellists will each be given an opportunity to answer questions submitted by members of the audience. All of the candidates standing for the Walthamstow seat have been invited to participate, and each attending candidate will be given an equal opportunity to answer each question.
Teddington Hustings: Is Twickenham a Safe Seat for Vince Cable?
According to this Evening Standard article, Vince Cable is convinced he will win, with Tania Mathias of the Conservative Party being supported by the Tory Political Machine to compete. Well the £19 million from the Hedge Fund Super-Rich should assist.
Vince Cable: Liberal Democrat defending[…]