The current financial crises (Eurozone, US and UK public and private sector debt, banks’ insolvency) were precipitated by the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008 which was the culmination of a housing fuelled, economic boom in the US, UK and Europe (particularly Spain and Ireland). Rising house prices fuelled an explosion in consumer credit and private[...]Read more →
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We can’t do everything in one budget, but we can make a start. This is a start, by scrapping the austerity agenda, and starting a programme to reinvest in people and begin to reduce the criminal inequality that successive administrations have enabled. Some of these suggestions have been made by unions, campaigners, some by us.[...]Read more →
All over the world people are realising and rebelling against the role debt plays in enslaving the 99%.
This open peoples assembly has been organised Jubilee Debt Campaign, Occupy London and activists of the 15M movement. There will be open discussions about debt’s role in the enslavement of individuals, the struggles against debt and[...]
The Arnos Grove Resource Centre (ARC)
Friern Barnet Library activists move on to new project in Enfield Borough in an attempt to fight austerity, homelessness and unjust squatting laws
Community activists – previously caretakers of Friern Barnet Library and now residing at the Arnos Family Resource Centre (ARC), 321A Bowes Road, N11 1BA – won[...]
UPDATE 9 March 7pm
Those occupying The Women’s Library have now been evicted; they were carried out one by one as supporters outside chanted in solidarity. The occupation – an International Women’s Day action – highlighted the injustice of cuts to public services and of inequality and oppression of women and minorities who all too[...]Read more →
Families At Connaught House, Muswell Hill, To Be Made Homeless: if the Met have their way. Locals and residents are resisting Metropolitan Police plans to evict 21 families that live at Connaught House, Muswell Hill.
Forming a coalition of resistance with activists from ‘Haringey Solidarity Group’, ‘Save Friern Barnet Library’, and supporters of Occupy London,[...]Read more →
The No Dash for Gas campaigners - www.nodashforgas.org.uk - are currently being sued by EDF for £5million.
The response from the activist community has been overwhelming. But the fight will not win itself. On Wednesday the 1st of May a solidarity action is being organised.
A reader of the Guardian wrote:
“I want to[...]
A group comprised of many groups called “Self Organised London” has taken over a huge abandoned office block in Elephant and Castle. The buildings occupation is in opposition to the so called “re-generation plans” that amount to dismantling and removing the community to make way for luxury apartment blocks.
The local residents had already been[...]
The global economic system demands exponential growth to survive rather like a bicycle which falls over if forward momentum ceases. It is underpinned by the interest based money system which demands expanding debt to provide sufficient money to pay the interest on pre-existing debt.
Growth in the US, UK and other countries has, for the[...]