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Save Independent Living!

The Independent Living Fund in England closes at the end of June yet even now many ILF recipients have no idea what will happen to them after that date. Many are facing cuts in funding and even the threat, as we said was a possibility, of residential care.
DWP are saying there are no problems[…]

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The Radical Assembly

The Radical Left Assembly had it’s 3rd large meeting on the 14th. It was a roaring success.
The meeting had around 250 attendees. It was at the CLF Cafe in Peckham. A historic cultural space with a real community feel. Women lead the main parts of the meeting while men looked after the creche and[…]

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Magna Carta Vs. Runnymede Eco-village

MAGNA CARTA VS RUNNYMEDE ECO VILLAGE
Eco-villagers call on police to stop overeaching powers and respect the law
Human rights lawyers say democracy workshop leaders and festival goers should be allowed in
Eco-villagers issue statement to Surrey police
Use of “Illegal rave” legislation inappropriate
Organisers of the Runnymede Festival for Democracy [1] have been advised[…]

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Runnymede Festival of Democracy Lives!

Runnymede Festival of Democracy Lives!!
I contacted the Festival organisers last night to see if they still wanted me to do my talk on The Prostitute State – How Britain’s Democracy Has Been Bought at the Festival on Monday at 11am and this is the text I got back:
“Yes we do! Determined festival goers[…]

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In The Shadow of Magna Carta by Donnachadh McCarthy

In The Shadow of Magna Carta by Donnachadh McCarthy
“Brutal, really. Bloody Brutal.”
Runnymede Eco-village which was the subject of this lovely pictorial article on this week’s BBC Online and which is staging the Runnymede Festival of Democracy at which I am to speak about the The Prostitute State and the corruption of Britain’s democracy[…]

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Building the climate movement: is another world possible?

Click on the image to read the article..[…]

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Don’t miss the Radical Left Assembly

When: June 14th, 1:30pm
Where: the Bussey building/CLF Art Cafe, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST London, United Kingdom
The London-wide Radical Assembly hits South London! The next General Assembly will be held in Peckham on 14th June, as agreed last time. A draft agenda will be circulated by the organising group shortly, along with more[…]

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Eco-Activists Pay NPower a Morning Visit

Reclaim the Power organsied several simultaneous actions to be taken in small groups against the Big Six energy companies. Here’s a short video of one such action..[…]

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Rational Reaction to Irrational Corporate Insanity.

  
  
My / our rational reaction to irrational corporate insanity? by Donnachadh McCarthy

On Monday morning I have my first preliminary hearing in court for the criminal offence of chanting in a tiny pop up tent at the feet of the Gandhi statue in Parliament Square. The meditation protest was calling for the criminalisation[…]

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