Monthly Archives: November 2010

Day X2: Today Lewisham, tomorrow the world!

One of the downsides to living through such exciting times is that it becomes totally impossible to keep track of everything that’s going on. Trying to provide some kind of round-up of all the different actions, and still find time … Continue reading

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Make one, two, three, many Day Xs!

So, the day before the next day of action, currently being dubbed as Day X2. What’s been happening in the meantime? The Edinburgh uni occupation’s started a valiant attempt to keep track of the various occupations here, complete with contact … Continue reading

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Cautiously optimistic: Walkouts and occupations everywhere

So, what to make of Wednesday’s walkouts? Obviously, they were fantastic. No-one really seems sure how many universities were occupied, but it seems to have been at least 29. (Count ‘em: University of West England, Manchester Met, SOAS, Plymouth, Royal … Continue reading

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No more heroes: against the myth of the anarchist hardcore

It took me a while to get around to it, but I finally got around to doing that more analytical piece I’d been meaning to write. In the week following the Millbank occupation, one theme that has been repeated in … Continue reading

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Beating police repression after the student occupation/beating police censorship of the internet

Sorry about the silence of late, I intend to do a proper thinky piece later today, but it might end up being tomorrow or something, depending on how useless I end up being. First, a quick round-up of good anarcho … Continue reading

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Millbank riots aftermath – day 2

So, 2 days after the smashing of tory HQ, what else is there to say? The first really encouraging development to come out of it has been the occupation of Manchester uni against fees. Although it’s now over, it does … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Millbank rioters! (Or: Why even when I’m wrong it proves I’m right)

First of all, it needs to be said just how brilliant yesterday was. Sights like this: make my little red and black heart swell with pride. A quick round-up of some of the best reports I’ve been able to find: … Continue reading

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