Outside the annual Welfare to Work Conference at the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington, N1 0HQ
As capitalism stumbles ever deeper into crisis here are articles that offer some explanations for what is going on and how capitalism might be overthrown:
In the run-up to March 26th, I developed two criteria by which to measure success: (1) it had to be big, i.e. the biggest thing since the February 15th anti-war march; and (2) it had to be a clear statement that the anti-cuts movement would not allow the TUC to strangle its militancy. On both counts I think it can broadly be considered successful.
For episode 78, the Dissident Island Crew put together something extra hot.. A Sex Worker Special! The show features:
* Ava Caradona from x:talk discussing sex work and border regimes
* Claire, speaking candidly about her experiences of the vulnerabilities of working in different sex work settings
* Luca, a queer sex worker, political activist, and Open Sex Workers' University organiser, talking…
Episode 76 features words from the Cardiff Unemployed Daytime Disco, followed by a live chat with Zebedee about the Lewisham library occupation and the aboutlordbrowne website. Finally, we head up to Manchester to hear about legal proceedings against opponents to airport expansion.
The show also features details of our upcoming party, our swear word competition, music from deadlybuzz, and the us…
Episode 74 was a busy one for us, so put on your listening hat(s) as we begin by hearing a discussion about resistance to GM and the plans for January's Stop GM gathering. Live in the studio we had two of the occupiers of the new Bloomsbury Freeskool, telling us about where they're at and their plans for the building.
Next us we had one of the many anti cuts updates from groups such as the IWW, UK…
Protesters gathered outside the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland in the City of London to demonstrate the bonuses top bankers receive. They tried to get in demanding it was their bank and their right. London, UK, 14/01/2011
Hundreds of union members took to the streets of London to protest against the Chancellor's Spending Review which was delivered today. London, United Kingdom, 20/10/2010.
Over 3,000 people descended on Birmingham city centre to protest against cuts in public spending on the opening day of the Conservative Party conference. Birmingham, United Kingdom, 03/10/2010
Following the workshop on sex work organised by the London Anarchist Forum at Saturday's Bookfair, a blog has been created to publish transcripts of the presentations and continue the debate.