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Support Alfie Meadows at his court appearance

March 26, 2012 09:00



Assemble, Monday 26th March, 9am, Kingston Crown Court,

6-8 Pnehryn Road, Kingston, KT1 2BB

10 mins walk from Kingston Station.

Shift: Why it’s Kicking Off Everywhere: Review

Of all the events of 2011, the least predictable may well be the adoption of the economics editor of Newsnight as an avuncular figure for the left’s new generation. But Paul Mason’s gift for being in the right place at the right time, and reporting from there with enthusiasm, vitality and sympathy has made him stand out from the crowd, not only amongst mainstream journalists but also intellec…

Fitwatch: Student Social centre branded Terrorist

London students who occupied a space in the run-up to the November 30th public sector strike were under the jurisdiction of the Met's SO15 Counter Terrorism Command, FITwatch have learned today.

London students who occupied a space in the run-up to the November 30th public sector strike were under the jurisdiction of the Met's SO15 Counter Terrorism Command, FITwatch have learned today.


Freedom Press: Times are a changin’ - a look back at 2011

Freedom’s December issue editorial

As the turbulence of 2011 subsides just enough for us to catch our breath and look back over the last 12 months of a truly eventful year, it seems amongst the chaos and cacophony there were moments we can take as inspiration, some we can take comfort from and others that act as warnings of things to come.

As we have said countless times in the paper these a…

Brixton Rally Nov 30 Public Sector Strike


Public sector strike, November 30 Day of action, showing clips of the Brixton rally and march. Additional talking head interview of UCU member talking about why public sector workers are on strike,  privatisation of the public sector and the occupy movement.

Dissident Island: Download episode 95!

Dissident Island Radio - 16 December 2011 - episode 95:

- A former Foxconn employee speaks about the dirty secrets behind our techno-goodies

- Traveler Solidarity Network on moving beyond Dale Farm

- Some words about the upcoming ALARM conference (Jan 7)

- Prisoner info for comrades behind bars over the holidays throughout

You're guaranteed to hear some banter, bollocks, 'choons, announcements and the …

Dissident Island show tonight - episode 95, 9pm+

December 16, 2011 21:00


www.dissidentisland.org  //  www.catalystradio.org

N30 Occupy London - A tribute vid


Short clips from the day spliced into 6 mins with accompanying track by Riot in London. In solidarity with all those who took part in the occupy and strike action on the day

The video quality is a bit ropey, but its all in the original, including the music, best heard through headphones though.


Youtube: Demounits - OccupyLondon #N30 Action

Link to my self made and uploaded video describing events of #n30 from my perspective on the ground.

On The Mass Arrests In Hackney, 30th November

On Wednesday 30th November, some people sick of the soul-destroying

rhythms of daily life, took to the streets of Hackney. Bored by the

dull dynamics of union activities which reduce our misery to a few narrow

demands and channel and contain our anger, we decided to take control of

our situation.

Dissident Island: Dissident Island - download episode 94 now...

Dissident Island Radio - 02 December 2011 - Epsiode 94:

This fantastic show features lots of bits n pieces from this week in radical political developments and beyond...

  • We'll be hearing a multitude of voices from Wednesday's public sector strike in London
  • Marty, with a full and frank discussion on Occupy London
  • Richard Minns, with the ins and outs of pensions and financial markets

All t…

vimeo: Occupy London: Nationwide Strikes

I followed the people from the Occupy London camp at St. Paul's Cathedral who were marching in solidarity with the protesters. They say it's all connected, and that the banks should be punished and reigned in rather than the civil servants, teachers, doctors, nurses and other public sector workers.

Shot on a Canon 7d at 50fps for the slow mo, using 24-105mm and 10-22mm.

Dissident Island Radio tonight - Episode 94

December 02, 2011 22:45


www.dissidentisland.org  //  www.catalystradio.org

Pushed again - Haymarket


After the occupation of Panton House, and the ensuing kettle, detainees were loaded on a coach to be taken to police stations. Protesters tried blocking the road to stop the bus from leaving.

Occupy N30 + Sparks Tour of London Strike Pickets


N30 Strike: Starting at 7am people gathered at Liverpool st station for the OccupyN30 Shut Down the City protest. Complete with a samba band and a massive banner reading "All Power ToThe 99%" they set off at around 7.45am, taking the streets marching through the city to the Bank of England. Police repeatedly tried pushing people out of the road, but people just kept on marching.

They eventual…

Occupy London N30 Report

N30, corporate greed, Xstrata and the right to protest


On Wednesday 30 November, Occupy London – part of the global movement for social and economic justice – sent a message to Mick Davis, CEO of Xstrata: As the highest paid director of any FTSE 100 company, we will not let your outrageous income go unnoticed. [1]

Opendemocracy: Occupy London and the unions, brothers in arms or?

This week’s public sector strikes over proposed changes to the current pension system won the support of many affiliated but non-affected groups. The 30th November saw UKUncutNCAFC, and Coalition of Resistance as well as student groups and charities, march across the UK in solidarity with the major unions. Though David Cameron was quick to brand the action as a ‘damp squib’, the…

#n30: audio from south london pickets + main march

November 30, 2011 saw public sector workers strike across the country in protest of so-called 'pension reforms' by the Con-Dem government to public pensions. The following features audio recordings of picketers discussing their reasons for participating in the national day of action as well as some rambles and observations of the days actions from my perspective.

UPDATE on Hackney 41 arrests

POLICE are now saying 41 people have been arrested for suspicion of breach of the peace outside CLR James library in Dalston, Hackney, yesterday of which two remain in custody with the rest bailed (see earlier post for background)

Occupy London targets UK’s highest paid FTSE CEO

Occupy London – part of the global movement for social and economic justice – today highlighted the corporate greed endemic in the UK and called for a change within society.

About 60 protestors gained entry into the offices of mining company Xstrata, a ‘leading light’ of the FTSE 100 and British industry to highlight the fact that CEO Mick Davies was the highest compensated CEO of all th…

Police re-arrest Dalston 37 for affray

Police re-arrest 37 activists, academics and striking public sector workers arrested outiside Dalston library on Wednesday morning after being kettled by police.

Pics: #N30 London Strike March


Millions around the country took part in strike action and street protests on Wed November 30th. In london pickets started early with many joining the massive main march from Lincoln's Inn Fields to Victoria embankment. I haven't seen any number estimates (anywhere) but it was huge...

Pics #N30 march #OccupyLSX to Lincoln's Inn Fields


From across London a multitude of feeder marches made their way towards the main march start point at Lincoln's Inn Fields ready for the start at 1pm. One large group left from Occupy the London Stock Exchange site at St Paul's Cathedral, and were immediatly joined by another trade union feeder march.

N30: My Day Out on Strike


I'm not a public servant, not employed in the UK and not unionised. Went out on strike today anyway. I started from the mobile picket of the South London Solidarity Federation at Lewisham Town Hall, visited Goldsmith College and its teach out session, and joined the Precarious Workers Brigade at Lincolns Inn Fields. Below the pics are some more descriptions and questions about the possibility of s…

Occupying Panton House


A short video of OccupyLSX demonstrators occupying Panton House, in protest at the £18 million salary of the UK's highest paid CEO - Mick Davies, the loss-making chief of mining company Xstrata.

Note the cops pushing people down stairs as they clear the building.

Arrests at end of #OccupyN30 Xstrata action


After the occupation of Panton House / Xstrata buidling the cops moved in to make arrests inside the building and kettle the crowd (that didn't move away quick enough) outside in the street. Over the next four hours the kettle was strengthened with at least 25 police vans and then coaches brough in to remove those that were to be arrested. In the crowd were quite a few plain clothes police officer…

#N30 Trafalgar Square Barrier Crazy Containment


A few snaps of the largest use I've seen of the police mobile road barriers - blocking access through Traf Sq in london today. Also as with the recent student demonstration on Nov 9th, the entire route of the march had every single possible exit street barricaded and guarded by a mix of police, vans, mounted riot officers (horses) and dogs.

Royal Holloway Occupied

Today at 1.18pm GMT Royal Holloway students, including activists from Royal Holloway Anti-Cuts Alliance (RHACA) and the Save Classics campaign, occupied the senior management corridor at Royal Holloway, University of London. Demands have been issued to the Principal, asking Senior Management to withdraw staff redundancy notices and for the Principal to sign a ‘Pledge’ issued on Wednesday 23rd…

N30 Strike! MARCH


A few photos of N30 Strike Demo at Victoria Embankment. I'm afraid my kids were a bit unco-operative - they thought the whole thing was very boring and no fun! Quite perceptive... anyway this is what I managed to photograph.

YouTube: Video of Occupy London Storming Building of CEO

snapz from Sky news interview and footage shows storming of building/