All posts tagged protest

Thoughts on the Sussex Occupation as Dead End

Members of the Queer (in) Crisis collective question the Sussex occupation and demos as empty forms and traditions, and discuss how to maintain the toxicity of protest. The current occupation at Sussex University is in its fifth week, with no […]

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Bedroom Tax: what you need to know, what you need to do

John Bowman explains the policy behind the bedroom tax and the next steps for the campaign Of all the Tories’ cuts to benefits, the “bedroom tax” has provoked the biggest wave of anger. The cuts of 14% to housing benefit for […]

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Support the Syrian people

Mark Booth urges support for a solidarity protest this Saturday The Syrian Revolution is close to its second anniversary. After two years of brutal repression the Syrian people are still fighting. Beginning on March 15th in 2011, since the start of […]

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Fighting Austerity in Spain: A View from Seville

The struggle against austerity in Spain has continued unabated over the last few years. James Drummond of the Anti Capitalist Initiative spoke to Millie, a former resident of Seville, who has just come back from a visit there.

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Birmingham: the only democracy we have is resistance

Originally posted at Slaney Street Blog The destruction of Birmingham’s local services leaves people with only one option to express themselves democratically: protests. Today dozens of people blockaded the council house at every entrance, which had Birmingham residents linking arms […]

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Occupy Sussex: a new wind blowing through student politics?

Maïa Pal discusses the history and wider implications of the current occupation at Sussex University.

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Hundreds march to save Withy Baths

Several hundred South Manchester residents turned out to protest against the closure of Withington Baths today in a huge local effort to save the service. The leisure centre – along with numerous other local services is under threat as Manchester’s […]

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Osborne’s Autumn Statement hails more austerity

For the rich, not the poor. Osborne does it again, says John Bowman

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