UkUncut: Mass Direct Action Against CutsTagged as: anticuts arcadia cuts direct_action payday pcs solidarity tax topshop ukuncut vodafone workers_struggles
Published by group: Cuts Reporting
Vodafone, BHS, TopShop [twitvid] [video], HSBC and M&S were shut down in Oxford Street, with protests in other stores like Boots and more shops closed in advance of the demonstrations. Earlier spectacular actions in the snow took place in Brixton [utube video] and Hackney, while HSBC in Covent Garden was occupied by protesters and other protests were held in Islington and Walthamstow. The mainstream media were mostly silent on the actions throughout the day. Read more...
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UkUncut: "The coalition’s rhetoric on the cuts has been exposed as an ideological con-trick. Across the country people have stood up, sat down and been dragged out of shops to say we will not accept this sham, we will not accept tax avoidance by the rich and we will not accept a cabinet of millionaires cutting services for the poorest and most vulnerable."