An insight to the hard work and organisation involved in arranging a protest with DPAC. Originally posted by http://theaccidentalacnarchist.wordpress.com/
A few months ago I was invited by DPAC ( Disabled People Against the Cuts) to get involved with a protest about the Independent Living fund which is due to be cut. With out this[…]
Disabled People Against Cuts have been campaigning for their human rights for the last few years and the ConDems would prefer to ignore them. There have been protests and pickets outside the DWP (Department for Work and Pensions), Petitions online and lobbying Members of Parliament, but Cameron and his cohorts would prefer that disabled people[…]Read more →
Patrick Connolly says:Former squatted student social centre is being evicted by Camden Council, on Friday 27 June at 9.15 am .
The property has been empty for about 15 years but the council refuse to let anyone use it. The locals and activists use the space to organise and hang out (It was also used[…]
Support Don’t Punish
We are planning another, bigger Support Don’t Punish event in London this year – on Thursday 26th June at Parliament Square.
JUNE 26th is the day that some governments/cops publicly shoot dead ” sellers of illegal drugs” as a way to deter others,but over the years, we have discovered that they were[…]
BBC Complaints – Form Letter Response to No More Austerity News Blackout
This is the form letter response from the BBC Complaints department regarding the news blackout regarding the People’s Assembly No More Austerity March and Rally in Parliament Square.
The BBC seem to be ignoring the complaints and just sending the same form letter[…]
Estimated 50,000 march in London against ConDems’s austerity
There were an estimated 50,000 people who made the march today, starting from Portland Place, The BBC headquarters, but nothing was known whether the BBC News would deign to report upon the demonstration against the ConDem Cuts on our services. Perhaps they preferred to concentrate on the[…]
FOR THE LIVESTREAM COVERAGE:
People’s Assembly March To Spark ‘summer Of Mass Action’
Crossposted from http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-5e12-Peoples-Assembly-march-to-spark-summer-of-mass-action#.U6SCCVN2-m0
TOMORROW’S giant People’s Assembly Against Austerity demonstration will light the fuse on an explosive summer of strikes and protests, anti-cuts activists predicted yesterday.
People of all stripes have backed the march to Parliament Square and following mass anti-austerity festival,[…]
Dr. Marie-Louise Irvine: NHS, Privatisation & TTIP Threat. Livestream
Dr. Marie-Louise Irvine is co-chair of the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign and a candidate for the National Health Action Party, during the European Elections.
Here she talks about the NHS privatisation and the threat from the TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), or EU_US Free Trade[…]
We Need to Talk About Fracking – London Debate.
**BREAKING NEWS: We are pleased to announce that Jon Snow will chair the London debate! **
Tina Lousie – RAFF
John Ashton – climate diplomat
Liz Arnold – US Anti-Fracking Campaigner
Paul Mobbs – Environmental Consultant
Millie Darling – UKYCC
Dr. Michael Stein[…]