Do you know what I love about this period in time right now? How we’ve sort of created our own heroes. To me, many of the people opposing the current economic/social/political order are legitimate heroes. And they didn’t become heroic by wailing in front of Simon Cowell, they became heroic by standing up for what’s[…]Read more →
Posts Tagged ‘DPAC’
South London People’s Assembly Conference. Saturday 4 October at Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton.
Great report of Saturday’s fantastic South London People’s Assembly in South West Londoner! More pictures to follow! Thanks to everyone who came down to take part in discussions on austerity and housing, disability, young people, the NHS, benefit justice and the living[…]
The concept of the War Machine film is lots of short clips of people’s testimonies. Everyone will get 5 minutes each and then we will open it up to the floor.
The war machine is everything. Capitalism, consumerism, privatisation of public services, low pay no pay zero hour contracts. Recapitalization of banks through public funds[…]Read more →
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[…]
I would like to say how proud of my brothers and sisters who carried out the action at Westminster Abbey yesterday. I was proud to lead a team of 10 activists across the road and lock on to that gate, it was one of the proudest and nerve wracking moments of my life. But when[…]Read more →
DPAC are National heroes.
The protest on the 28th June wasn’t just to save the Independent Living Fund, which was it’s prime purpose, it was also a fight for Human Rights. It was a fight for freedom in the face of major adversity.
The massive Police presence bought in to deal with probably a hundred[…]
Greenwich Association of Disabled People: Hustings with London’s Green MEP Jean Lambert
GAD is hosting an Election Hustings on 14 May – come and meet the candidates campaigning for your votes!
In Greenwich the Council is holding elections for 3 Councillors for each ward and there is also an election for the European Members of[…]
Fuel Poverty Action issued a call out for a demonstration, Bin British Gas, outside the British Gas Annual General Meeting on May 12th 2014, which coincided with the action planned by Disabled People Against the Cuts, The Independent Living Fund Fightback. They were going to visit the Department of Work and[…]
Disability Action in Islington (DAII), an organisation run by and for disabled people. DAII invited the candidates for the May 22nd 2014 Local Elections to meet some campaigners concerned, with disabled people’s rights.
These videos were captured via smart phone, so the audio quality is not as good as a professional camcorder. We[…]