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Veterans for Peace, Remembrance Sunday 2014.

On this Remembrance Sunday, I joined the Veterans for Peace for a second time, marching to the Cenotaph to lay a wreath of red and white poppies to remember the war dead.

Speaking to Marta, Army Veteran and Council Tenant from West Hendon, facing eviction by Barnet Council.

March to the Cenotaph.

LINKS:
http://occupylondon.org.uk/veterans-walk-to-the-cenotaph-with-a-message-of-peace-gurkha-hunger-strike-and-troopshome2014/

“We’re[…]

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What I hate about anon is also what I love about them

What I hate about anon is also what I love about them Crossposted from Accidental Anarchist.
What scares the establishment most is a group of people with no particular ideology and lots of anger and a belief that they can change the world. Welcome to the world of anon.
I’m not going to try and[…]

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Call Out for Evidence – #occupydemocracy

Occupy London are calling out for evidence and witness statements from those who attended the #occupydemocracy protest in Parliament Square between the 17th and 26th October. Those of you who attended at some point will have been aware of the escalating police presence, the erection of fencing and a number of arrests that were made[…]

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Fighting TTIP

By Melanie Strickland
Crossposted from No Dash For Gas
As a network committed to participatory democracy, environmental and social justice, Reclaim the Power is naturally opposed to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP. TTIP is a free trade agreement between the US and the EU, currently being negotiated on our behalf by the[…]

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Angry Anons and BBC blackout

Remember remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and BBC blackout! and so it was last night as thousands of UK Anons congregated in London’s Trafalgar Sq. the fourth annual Anonymous ‘Night of activism’ the so called Million Mask March. Anonymous had announced their intention to march to Parliament Square and in the words of[…]

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Met police to pay more than £400,000 to victim of undercover officer

 
 
 
Police are still resisting legal claims from more than 10 other women who say they have suffered emotional trauma after discovering that their one-time boyfriends were undercover officers.
By Rob Evans
Crossposted from the Guardian

The Metropolitan police are to pay more than £400,000 to a woman who has been profoundly traumatised[…]

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Burn Parliament Burn with Artist Taxi Driver, Livestream

ChunkyMark, the Artist Taxi Driver, decided on an event to bring politics back to the people by holding an event in a pub in Peckham.
We ended up with some criticism from people who complained that they wanted a drink and to watch football. Not shouting about revolution.
The state of politics in this country[…]

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Whose West Hendon? Livestream

Barnet Council, Barratt Homes and the Metropolitan Housing Trust are putting on an exhibition showing how wonderful the West Hendon Estate will look when they have completed their community eviction project!
The Our West Hendon campaign highlights how Barnet Council are colluding with Barratt’s and Metropolitan Housing by stealing the council homes of people from[…]

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Fuel Poverty Action: Energy Bill of Rights Livestream

Wow, thanks so much to everyone who came along last night to the launch of our Energy Bill of Rights at the House of Commons!We were joined by more than 25 different groups and organisations.
The room was packed out as more than 100 people met to hear from others,to talk together and to plan[…]

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