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Latest Neoliberal Attack on the Legal System by Mel Strickland

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[…]

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The Homeless Can’t Vote by Tarpaulin Simon

After volunteering at a shelter tonight I filmed a quick piece on the upcoming election, the possibility of another 5 years of austerity and the impact on the homeless.
Homelessness has risen by a factor of 5 since Cameron came to power but I didn’t hear this mentioned in the leaders debate.
Because the homeless[…]

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Barnet Council, Barnet Homes Take Us For Mugs! Literally! By BarnetHAction

BARNET COUNCIL HAVE BUILT 3 COUNCIL HOMES IN 22 YEARS (WHILST SELLING OFF/DEMOLISHING HUNDREDS)
THESE 3 HOMES WERE UNVEILED ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR TO MUCH FANFARE.
BARNET COUNCIL & BARNET HOMES HAVE SPENT OUR MONEY ON COMMEMORATIVE MUGS TO CONGRATULATE THEMSELVES!!!!
One year ago today, Barnet Council invited Boris Johnson to Muswell Hill to[…]

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Sweets Way campaigners plan weekend of fun and resistance in new occupation

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.
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The “Right to a Trial” has now been made a “Right to a Fair Trial for the Rich”

  
  

How ironic on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the “right to a trial” has now been made a “right to a fair trial for the rich”….by Donnachadh McCarthy
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32078676
This has very serious consequences for the right to democratic protest.
It is pretty gut-wrenching that this one of the last acts[…]

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Gold Plated Human Rights? By Ashman Dan

Gold Plated Human Rights? By Ashman Dan
Human Rights were created to protect the people from the power of the state in acknowledgement of the scale of harm that too much concentrated power can cause. When the state is ordering those who are meant to enforce human rights not to respect them in order for[…]

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Hallelujah! Even The Telegraph Gets It! by Aengus Mac Og

Even the Telegraph carries a piece by Alex Proud today talking about inequality and the ‘callous’ rich, the causes and effects on society. by Aengus Mac Og
Response from one occupier as follows:
“These are the things we talked about at Occupy in 2011. We were, of course, demonised by the right wing press, pretty[…]

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This Changes Everything 2015 Livestream

The climate crisis is the defining issue of our times and will take centre-stage in world politics in 2015. Our economic system puts profits before people and is destroying the natural systems that keep us alive. It has brought us to the precipice of catastrophic climate change. Because the real solutions empower people and threaten[…]

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Inside London’s Poshest Squat: Unedited Version

This is the unedited version of the Evening Standard article. We think this shows the issues faced with mainstream media propaganda. As you can see, the politics are there.
Autonomous Nation of Anarchist Libertarians.
Pop-up dining might not excite restaurant critics much any more, but my meal on Tuesday night comes as a pleasant surprise.[…]

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