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Figures: A new project to make visible the human cost of austerity, by Liz Crow

Figures: A new project to make visible the human cost of austerity
Figures is a mass-sculptural performance that is setting out to make visible the stark human cost of austerity and urge action against it.
With Figures, our intention is to build strong emotional connections with difficult facts in order to encourage deep public questioning[…]

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Craig Murray, Criminal. Livestream

Crossposted from Craig Murray, Criminal
Here I am making an illegal speech to an illegal gathering.
Craig Murray FCO Whistleblower Occupy Democracy
I was witness to an extraordinary example of the use of “anti-terrorist” laws to deny democracy. The whole of Parliament Square, College Green and Canning Green were closed off with high Heras fencing,[…]

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Occupy Bath and the Re-Imagining of Democracy in Parliament Square

Crossposted from StandingStone’s Blog.
Occupy Bath and the Re-Imagining of Democracy in Parliament Square
Just over three weeks ago, several Bath Occupiers headed over to London with the TUC wagon to be a part of something pretty massive. Not only was there to be an 80,000-strong march on Hyde Park to add ourselves to, but,[…]

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What I hate about anon is also what I love about them

What I hate about anon is also what I love about them Crossposted from Accidental Anarchist.
What scares the establishment most is a group of people with no particular ideology and lots of anger and a belief that they can change the world. Welcome to the world of anon.
I’m not going to try and[…]

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Lies Lies Lies

By Nathan Shishjamo
As children we are told, lying is bad. That we should never lie to somebody because that’s a mark of disrespect. So when does our opinion of lying change? At what point does lying become acceptable in modern society? The political system that we are controlled by does this on an unprecedented[…]

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London rally says ‘Yes’ to Scottish independence

London rally says ‘Yes’ to Scottish independence. Crossposted from A World to Win
A rally in support of Scottish independence in London heard civil rights legend, socialist and former MP Bernadette Devlin McAliskey defend the right of people to change their state system.
“The state and the government are whipping boys of the bankers and[…]

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Defend our right to save people and planet.

Defend our right to save people and planet. Crossposted from John Sinha’s Blog.
Today marks the twentieth anniversary of one of the largest marches in defence of the right to protest and assemble freely in this country. The Criminal Justice Act was introduced by the Major government in order to clamp down on a fast[…]

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9 Brands You Can Boycott to Hold Israel Accountable for Its Violation of International Law

Forward by Inka Stafrace
With the war in Gaza raging on it is time to be reminded that the Boycott Divestment Sanctions Movement is one to join in action and spirit.
The achievement of the BDS movement to date, is the most powerful message the international community can send to the Israeli government and the[…]

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Booming London Property Prices By Borough

Crossposted from Delivery Quote Compare

London was never a particularly cheap place to live – in fact, Rightmove’s figures suggest that the average asking price of a property in London has risen by £80,000 since the start of 2014. As a result, prices are now at an all-time high, and only look set to rise[…]

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