News Archive

THE LABOUR LEADERSHIP

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
With the demise of Ed Milliband after Labour’s election defeat, the race is now well underway to find a successor. Initially this seemed as if it would follow the predictable path, with various pro-business Blairite-type candidates fighting it out between them, while a token ‘Old Labour’[…]

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OCCUPY DEMOCRACY CHARGES DISMISSED IN COURT

12 peaceful protesters have charges dropped in first two trials.

Judge rules tarpaulin not a structure designed or adapted for sleeping.

£1,945,279 spent in policing operation between mid-October and mid-February.

Police criticised for labelling Occupy Movement ‘Domestic Extremists.’

Judicial Review against Mayor’s decision to close Parliament Square Gardens in run-up to election continues.

 

Charges[…]

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Police put Occupy London on counter-terrorism presentation with al-Qaida

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Solidarity to Union workers by Paula Peters

 
  
I would like to share the following with you today. Last night, a great friend and trade unionist tagged me in a post to tell me about what happened to him yesterday morning. A message was left on his car – “Union faggots – lets see you get home from here” and drove[…]

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BREAKING: DPAC RETURN TO PARLIAMENT!

DPAC and friends return to Parliament in a day of action to say #Balls2TheBudget.
DPAC joined by Class War, Streets Kitchen, Black Dissidents, Brick Lane Debates, Occupy & others
Announce:
Balls to the Budget
#Balls2TheBudget
Wednesday 8th July, 10.30 am
Downing St
Big balls, small balls, footballs, tennis balls, volleyballs, handballs, rubber balls, plastic balls,[…]

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GREECE AND THE EURO

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
Over the next few weeks the news will be full of the unfolding Greek tragedy, and if current trends are anything to go by most criticism will be firmly directed either at the Greek people – for borrowing so much money in the first place; or[…]

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Block the Factory

Last summer’s assault on Gaza, which killed over 2,200 Palestinians, was one of the most brutal effects of Israel’s ongoing occupation and colonisation of historic Palestine. The massacre was carried out using drones manufactured by Israeli arms company Elbit Systems. In response, activists occupied Elbit’s factory in Shenstone, causing its operations to grind to a[…]

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Support Black Dissidents!

The Black Dissidents are a group of black and brown radical activists, fighting against the shackles of capitalism and the institutional injustice that comes with it.
This means that we are anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-capitalist, anti-islamophobia, anti-transphobia, anti-homophobia, and anti-imperialist. We believe that all of these are connected: to fight one, you must fight them all.[…]

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The Occupy Gandhi Three Update by Donnachadh McCarthy

The Occupy Gandhi Three Update by Donnachadh McCarthy
(Update on my Gandhi arrest!)
At 11.30am on Monday – three things were happening for me simultaneuously.
RUNNYMEDE TALK
I was giving the talk that I was invited to give about The Prostitute State at the Runnymede Eco-Village Festival of Democracy which was surrounded by police, illegally[…]

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