Despite intimidation attempts by private security to prevent free passage in and out of 24 St James’s Square / 27-28 Pall Mall, S.H.A. activists were able to maintain control of the door and the step outside it. They still, however, remain outside, and could make another attempt to sieze the door at any[…]
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By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
This week the Labour Party made a manifesto pledge to abolish the scandalous ‘Non-Dom’ rule, which allows wealthy individuals to avoid paying tax on their foreign earnings, while the rest of us ordinary mortals have to pay all our tax in full. This rule is long-overdue[…]
Update. Squatters and Homeless Autonomy at Building 19.
So, far now the security thugs have stepped down after a 15hour siege. The security guards woke us up at 5am and they illegally entered our home. We swiftly acted and informed them about the law and legislation that they should have been following. After we ushered[…]
Runnymede is the historic birthplace of democracy where the Magna Carta was signed 800 years ago this year. An ecovillage was set up on the site in 2012 by people who walked out from Occupy London to begin practicing ‘people and planet before profit’.
The ecovillage is now under threat of eviction – case[…]
When predominantly white students have been massacred in America or in European countries, I don’t remember graphic photographs being published of their blood-soaked bodies on the floors of classrooms. The same applies to those murdered in the #CharlieHebdo offices.
Asad Rehman makes a stark point here. I’ve chosen to quote him without sharing the pictures,[…]
Latest Neoliberal attack in the legal system by Mel Strickland.
Latest neoliberal reform in the legal system: the introduction of criminal court charges coming into effect on 13 April ranging from £150 – £1200 – it will incentivise people to plead guilty as the fees are much cheaper than if you plead not guilty and[…]
Leaders Debate and the failure on the NHS by Aengus Mac Og
It’s so sad to see so many fall into the trap set by this government and their paymaster bankers and tax avoiding business backers regarding the NHS. For today, after the comments of Farage, on social networks we’ve seen the woeful justifications of[…]
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.
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[…]Read more →