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The Rotherhithe Tunnel is a disgrace to modern civil engineering

The Rotherhithe Tunnel is a disgrace to modern civil engineering, by Alex Hulahoops
The Rotherhithe Tunnel is a disgrace to modern civil engineering. Narrower than a mouse’s intestine, with treacherous kinks hewn only of malice or the lack of a ruler. It’s packed to the rounded rafters with rats and wankers. In contrast, the Limehouse[…]

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Of course #Uber needed to lose their licence by Ciara Doyle

Of course #Uber needed to lose their licence by Ciara Doyle

More about Uber. I see many posts from left leaning friends on Facebook essentially criticising their licence removal with the argument that, yes, they are terrible employers, but a job is a job and better than none so you can’t make those people unemployed.[…]

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Murray Bookchin – The Real Roots of Traditional Libertarianism

Murray Bookchin – The Real Roots of Traditional Libertarianism

 
Murray Bookchin (1:05): “In fact, the word ‘libertarian’ was invented literally by Élisée Reclus in the 1890s when the word ‘anarchist’ became illegal in France because of terrorist activities.”

  
«In Déjacque, on the other hand, we meet the true ancestor of the theorists of[…]

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My boots are muddy and my hands are scuffed

wrote something about the last month… by Beau Nafyde
My boots are muddy and my hands are scuffed,
my taste is scruffy and my state is tough,
my face is bloody and my place is rough,
none of that matters nothing because I got love.
You can have millions in the bank and fancy jewels,[…]

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A comprehensive political ecology reading list

A comprehensive political ecology reading list
By Julian Bloomer*
Looking for a compilation of important texts in political ecology? Julian Bloomer shares his comprehensive reading list, following a brief introduction to how it came about.
*Julian Bloomer is an Assistant Professor in Geography at Trinity College Dublin.
This comprehensive but by no means exhaustive reading[…]

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Calais – Under Attack and Fighting Back!

Calais – Under Attack and Fighting Back!
30% of the camp is being cleared by force. Successful solidarity is being met by naked state power. But resistance is fertile![…]

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Thinking of Going to Calais?

 
 
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Why we must break through to a real democracy

  
  
Crossposted from A World to Win.
The Tory election victory cannot disguise the continuing break-up of the political-state system of rule and will actually hasten it. Over 75% of the UK electorate is unrepresented in any meaningful way while Scotland’s anti-austerity aspirations are blocked.
What appears as a shock result belies a deep-going[…]

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Is Education In the UK Failing? by Kevin Tailor (6th form student)

Kevin Tailor:
“I feel that schools in this country serve as production lines in terms of creating people who only have qualities that help them to thrive in an individualistic, selfish and capitalist system.”
Tailor is a sixth form student interested in how the education system fails 10-16 year olds. He submitted the following article[…]

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